An upcoming issue of the journal Problemi dell’Informazione is calling for paper proposals. The issue, entitled “Icons and power. Politics of images in the digital era”, will be published in early 2018.
The editors welcome both empirical and theoretical works, in either English or Italian. The call for papers contains the following list of suggested topics:
- the production of iconic images in the political communication and their circulation across legacy and online media
- the iconic production as a strategy for global terrorism
- the multiplication of images which show the suffering of distant people with a great emotional impact
- the manipulation of iconic images
Paper abstracts are due by the end of April 2017, and full papers must be submitted by September 15th.
The full call for papers is available on the publisher’s website.