ITJ Conference 2013 Workshop

Workshop : The Role of the Internet and New Media in Foreign Affairs


The Eighteenth International Conference on Information Technology and Journalism, will take place at the Inter-University Center in Dubrovnik, May 27 – 31, 2013


IPSA’s Research Committee 10 on Electronic Democracy and the Faculty of Political Science in partnership with

DEL research network announce call for papers for the upcoming IPSA Workshop on „The Role of the Internet

and New Media in Foreign Affairs“ that will be held in Dubrovnik, Inter University Centre, Croatia from 27 to 28

May 2013.


The Workshop is a part of the 18th Information Technology and Journalism conference organized by the Faculty

of Political Science in Zagreb and the Institute for New Media and E-Democracy, that will take place from 29 to 31

of May 2013.


Topics :


Transformation of diplomacy through new media

Twitter for diplomats

EU institutions and the net

The role of New Media in transforming public diplomacy

Social networks, blogs and the EU

Diplomacy after WikiLeaks – what has changed

Crowd sourcing and governments


Interested participants should first submit an abstract (a 300-word outline) of their paper by 15 April, 2013,

indicating clearly its subject and scope, and including a provisional title. The abstracts received will be peerreviewed

and authors will be notified of the outcome by 25 April, 2013.

Authors of accepted abstracts will be required to send the full paper by 15, May 2013. Full papers should not

exceed 8,000 words in length, including notes and references.

NOTE : The Proceedings will be published by the Faculty of Political Science in Zagreb, while selected papers

will be published in the new issue of Media Studies.


The conference language is English.

We invite individuals from academic and practical backgrounds as well as public administration offices, public

bodies, NGOs, education institutions and independent organizations, to submit their contributions.

Costs :

EUR 40 – for authors

EUR 75 – for participants

The fee includes conference entry, proceedings and social program during the conference.

Pre-conference social program is to be announced.


Important dates :

– Abstract submission: please submit a 300-word abstract by 15 April

– Notification of acceptance of abstracts: 25 April, 2013

– Full paper submission: please submit the full paper by 15 May, 2013


Workshop: 27 – 28 May 2013


Conference: 29 – 31 May 2013



Please send all submissions by electronic mail in pdf format to

All submissions are subject to a double-blind full paper review by at least 2 reviewers. To facilitate the review

process, please write a separate cover sheet with the paper title and affiliation/s and omit the affiliations in the

actual paper.


Participants who are not contributors (i.e. who do not propose a paper) can apply through our web site Please note that the number of non contributing participants is limited so we encourage

you to apply as early as possible.

For further information please visit :


Conference Chairs :

Prof. dr. Nenad Prelog (president)

Dr. Domagoj Bebić (secretary general)


Contact Details :

Milica Vuckovic (coordinator)

Šibenska 1, 10 000 Zagreb, Hrvatska

t : 01 307 9113 f : 01 307 9113