Digital Society: New Frontiers in Sociological Research

September 11, Australian National University, Canberra

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Keynote Speaker: Professor Deborah Lupton. Deborah is an internationally renowned sociologist and foremost advocate for engagement with digital spaces and methods.

This one-day symposium explores new and emerging social research into digital spaces and phenomena, as well as methods that use online digital data.

We invite researchers to participate in this one-day event to explore the intersection of culture, digital media and online spaces. If you are using digital methods or just grappling with this emerging area, we encourage you to attend and engage with cutting-edge research and methods in digital sociology.

We invite submissions in the following formats:

  • 300 word abstracts for the paper sessions (15 min presentations]
  • proposals for research notes and paper presentations sessions

Email submissions to: by August 10, 2018.

Preliminary schedule

9: 15 – 9:30 Welcome and overview
9:30 -10: 15 Keynote – Professor Deborah Lupton
10: 15-10:30 Morning tea break
10:30-12:00 Digital methods workshop
12:00-12:45PM Lunch
12:45 – 2: 15 Research notes and provocations [6 x 15 mins]
2:30-4:45 Paper presentations [6 x 20 mins]
4:45 – 5:00 Close and thank you

This event is being organised by TASA’s Cultural Sociology thematic group for Social Sciences Week.


Professor Deborah Lupton is an internationally renowned sociologist and foremost advocate for engagement with digital spaces and methods. Deborah Lupton joined the university in early 2014 as a Centenary Research Professor associated with the News & Media Research Centre in the Faculty of Arts & Design. Her research and teaching is multidisciplinary, incorporating sociology, media...
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