Symposium: Mobility and Location in Social Networks

The first research symposium of the Center for Network Cultures will take place on April 29 2001 at the IT University of Copenhagen (see flyer below). The symposium’s main focus are the mobile and local aspects of today’s networked culture. Further information about the event and its speakers can be found at the CNC homepage:

Speakers will address topics, such as:
• Mobile communication and location awareness in everyday life practices;
• New urban spatialities developed with mobile gaming and locative social media;
• Privacy and surveillance issues as they relate to location-based social networks;
• Identity and spatial construction through locative media art / performance design;
• Civic engagement and political participation through mobile social media, new mapping practices and location-aware technologies.

Invited Speakers:
• Mimi Sheller (Drexel University, USA), KEYNOTE
• Christian Licoppe (Telecom Paristech, France)
• Ana Maria Nicolaci-da-Costa (Pontificial Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil)
• Larissa Hjorth (RMIT University, Australia)

IT University of Copenhage, Auditorium 1
Rued Langgaards Vej 7
DK-2300 Copenhagen S

The event is free.
Registration required as seating is limited.
RSVP to with name and affiliation.

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