Politics and Web 2.0 (London, 17-18 April, 2008)


Politics: Web 2.0, Royal Holloway, University of London LAST CHANCETO REGISTER

[Apologies for cross-posting. Final Reminder]

Colleagues,

The deadline for registration for this conference is only a few days away: MARCH 10. It features a large and diverse programme with well over 100 papers organised into more than 40 panels. The keynote speakers are:

Robin Mansell, Professor of New Media, LSE: "The Light and the Dark Sides of Web 2.0." Helen Margetts, Professor of Internet and Society, University of Oxford: "Digital-era Governance: Peer production, Co-creation and the Future of Government." Rachel Gibson, Professor of Political Science, University of Manchester: "Trickle-up Politics?: the Impact of Web 2.0 Technologies on Citizen Participation." Micah Sifry, Personal Democracy Forum/TechPresident: "The Revolution Will Be Networked: How Open Source Politics is Emerging in America." Michael Turk, US National Cable & Telecommunications Association and e-campaign manager for Bush-Cheney 04: "Managed Chaos: Bringing Order to User-Generated Activism." Stephen Coleman, Professor of Political Communication, University of Leeds: (title to be confirmed).

Registration for the conference and affordable accommodation is quick and easy via our website, where you may also download the full provisional programme:

http://newpolcom.rhul.ac.uk/politics-web-2-0-conference/

The conference itself takes place April 17-18. Pre- and post-conference accommodation can be booked.

If you have any queries, please contact Ms Lisa Dacunha, conference administrator at: lisa.dacunha@rhul.ac.uk

With best wishes,

Andy

--------------------------------- Dr Andrew Chadwick, Head of Department (2006-2009), Department of Politics & International Relations, Director, New Political Communication Unit, Royal Holloway, University of London. ------------------------------------------------------ New Political Communication Unit: http://newpolcom.rhul.ac.uk Associate Editor, Journal of Information Technology and Politics: http://www.jitp.net Latest Book Site: http://www.andrewchadwick.com Politics: Web 2.0: An International Conference, April 2008: http://newpolcom.rhul.ac.uk/politics-web-2-0-conference/