Friday, 12 August 2016

International Conference Dis/Ability Communication

Following from Prof. Mathew Martin:

The International Conference Dis/Ability Communication: Perspectives and Challenges in the 21st Century (ICDC-2017) will be held at Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP), Uttan, 35km from the international airport at Mumbai, India, 9-11 January, 2017. 

The ICDC-2017 conference is being organized by the Department of Communication and Journalism (DCJ), University of Mumbai, in collaboration with AYJNIHH, Bandra, Mumbai, India and the research group CCD, Communication, Culture & Diversity at Jönköping University...

Call for Abstracts/Papers: Deadlines

30 August 2016: Deadline submission of abstracts
15 October 2016: Acceptance/rejection notification of abstracts
1 December 2016: Full Paper Submission deadline
9-11 January: ICDC-2017 conference

The topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Dis/Ability Communication
  • Dis/Ability Rights
  • Dis/Ability Narratives and Culture
  • Accessible Technology
  • Exploring Diversity and Dis/Ability

The following sub-themes are of interest:
  • Rehabilitation,
  • Ethics,
  • Audiences-Media and Disability,
  • Language,
  • Education,
  • Interpreters and captioning,
  • Audio-description,
  • Accessibility,
  • Digital Accessibility,
  • Accessible Websites,
  • Accessible Environment,
  • Multimodal Communication,
  • Participation in Communication

Conference calendar
15 June 2016: Abstract submission opens
30 August 2016: Deadline submission of abstracts
15 October 2016: Acceptance/rejection notification of abstracts
15 October 2016: Conference registration opens
1 December 2016: Full paper submission deadline
1 December 2016: Conference registration deadline
15 December 2016: Conference schedule announced
8 January 2017: Participants arrival at the conference venue
9-11 January 2017: Conference dates
12 January 2017: Departure of participants from the conference venue

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