*Dr. Margarita Kefalaki, President and Founder of COMinG.
*Dr. Christ`l De Landtsheer, Professor, director of Political Communication Research Unit, University of Antwerp, Belgium.
*Dr. Helen Shestopal, Professor, Chair of Psychology and Sociology of Politics, Lomonosov Moscow State University.
*Dr. Song Yingfa, Professor, University of Mining and Technology, China.
*Dr. Christian Schnee, Lecturer in Politics, IES – Institute for the International Education of Students, United Kingdom.
This year, participants can propose either a traditional paper presentation, or an alternative presentation format, such as a laboratory, workshop, or roundtable discussion. Please find here all the different presentation formats.
For paper presentations, please submit your abstract by email to email@example.com , as a .doc or .docx file using our Abstract_template. Decisions are reached within two weeks of the abstract submission. The deadline to register and to submit full papers will be specified in your acceptance letter.
In case you would like to participate in the conference without presenting a paper, i.e. organize a panel (session, mini-conference), chair a session, review papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books to be published, contribute to the editing of a book, or any other contribution, please send an email to Dr. Margarita Kefalaki, President, Communication Institute of Greece & Adjunct Professor, Hellenic Open University at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submissions deadline for ALL formats proposals: Tuesday 16 March 2021
Please take a look at the provisional conference program
The themes of this conference include, but are not limited to politics and mass media, political rhetoric, political psychology, political socialization, methods in political psychology, and political communication.
We invite papers that address the interface between communication and politics, examine the use of (social) media, visuals, and rhetoric in political campaigns and the presentation, performance and personality of leaders. Cordially welcome are also investigations into communication and political socialization, public opinion formation, and political participation. We also hope to see papers that address the interactions between the (social) media and intermediary organizations such as interest groups and political parties. Last but not least, we welcome scholars with an interest in political marketing and PR processes in government and the role the (social) media play in local and informal forms of governance.
Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to, themes on political science, international relations, and political communication:
Media and politics, internet and politics, political use of (social) media, political visuals, political metaphor, political rhetoric, deliberative democracy, political campaigns, political image, studies in perception, political impression management, presentation performance and personality of leaders, communication and political socialization, public opinion formation, political participation, communication of interest groups and political parties, political marketing, PR processes in government, communication in local and informal forms of governance, methods in political communication, political discourse analysis.
Political theory, political philosophy, political systems, policy analysis, policy studies, public policy, public administration, ideology, game theory, political economy, geopolitics and political geography, policy studies and public policy analysis, comparative politics, national systems, courts and judicial politics, democratic innovations, green politics, cross-national political analysis, supranational and intergovernmental politics, political development, foreign policy analysis, analytical politics, intelligence governance, peace studies, conflict analysis, international law and politics, public administration and local government studies, political psychology, bureaucratic administrative and judicial behavior, legislative processes and public law, political methodology, interdisciplinary perspective on violence and politics.
Globalization, global governance, international political economy, state sovereignty, ecological sustainability, nuclear proliferation, nationalism, economic development, global finance, crisis and global change, change and order in world politics, managing global capitalism, international terrorism, territorial conflicts, international security, international law, political theory and international justice, principles and practice of international ethics, new trends in foreign policy analysis, diplomacy and international negotiations, European studies.
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings online with ISBN (abstract book of the conference proceedings).
Selected papers, after the peer review process, will have the possibility to be published in one of the following journals: