International conference – Media Cultures of Early Childhood

The “Youth and Media Studies Center” (Centre détudes sur les Jeunes et les Médias)

in partnership with EXPERICE (Paris 13 University) and GREMS (Université Catholique de Louvain)

are organizing the international conference: “Media cultures of early childhood”

on April 7-8th, 2016

Place: Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (MSH) Nord, Paris-La Plaine Saint-Denis

– Call for Participation –

How can we understand children’s media culture, especially among the 0-7 year-olds? Based on what uses and practices, and in what contexts? What media constructions and media strategies (pertaining to formats, contents or audiences) nourish children’s media culture(s)? What (formal or informal) teaching and learning processes do these media practices imply?

Research direction #1: Media uses and practices during childhood

Research Direction #2: An Exploration of Children Media Contents

Research direction #3 : Formal and informal learning with media

Calendar :

Deadline for submissions: December 28, 2015

Notification of acceptance: January 20, 2016

Conference: April 7 and 8, 2016

For publication:

Sending texts for evaluation: June 1, 2016

Notification of Assessment: September 30, 2016

Submission of final texts: November 10, 2016

Expected Publication: Spring 2017

Scientific committee:

Ana Nunes de Almeida (University of Lisbon, Social Sciences Institute)
Benoit Berthou (Université Paris 13, Labsic)
Aurélie Brouwers (Université Catholique de Louvain, GReMS)
Stephane Chaudron (European Commission, Joint Research Centre)
Ana Dias Chiaruttini (Université Lille 3, CIREL)
Thierry De Smedt (Université Catholique de Louvain, GReMS)
Pierre Fastrez (Université Catholique de Louvain, GReMS)
Matthieu Letourneux (Université Paris Ouest, CSLF)
Eerik Mantere (University of Tampere)
Jackie Marsh (University of Sheffield)
Nicola Pelissier (Université de Nice, I3M)
Nathalie Roucous (Université Paris 13, Experice)
Régine Sirota (Université Paris 5, CERLIS)
Serge Tisseron (Université Paris 7, CRPMS)

Organization committee:

Isabelle Feroc Dumez (Université de Poitiers, ESPE, Laboratoire TECHNE)
Sébastien François (Labex ICCA, Universités Paris 13 & Paris Descartes)
Marlène Loicq (Présidente du Centre détudes sur les jeunes et les médias)
Isabelle Rigoni (INS HEA, Grhapes / Centre Émile Durkheim / MICA)
Aude Seurrat (Université Paris 13, Labsic)

Contact:

Marlène Loicq, [email protected]

Infos on the “Youth and Media Studies Center” website www.jeunesetmedias.fr