The Department of Communication Sciences of the University of Bucharest is organizing an international conference on cultural studies and communication sciences “The Mask: identity, communication, contagion”, October 6 -7, in Bucharest, Romania.

As the sanitary mask has become an indispensable presence in public spaces, the conference launch an invitation to investigate the communicative, cultural, and social dimensions of wearing a sanitary mask during the current epidemiological crisis, proposing an examination of both the old and profound meanings of masks and the new meanings acquired within a pandemic context.

The aim is to provides the framework for interdisciplinary reflections and address researchers in various fields: communication sciences, cultural studies, literary studies, media studies, political science, cultural anthropology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, ethics, semiotics, art history, history of religions, legal sciences, etc.

We’re pleased to inform you that exceptionally the organisers of the conference are allowing a deadline extension for EUPRERA members only! The deadline for abstract submission is July 15, specifying “EUPRERA member” when submitting.

The conference will also be an opportunity for gathering and discussing the upcoming EUPRERA 2024 Congress in Bucharest.

Call for Papers & submissions