List of Conferences and Workshops
(with Gerard Goggin) International conference on Mobile Media, University of Sydney, July 2007, www.mobilemedia2007.net
(with Esther Milne) Interactive Entertainment conference, RMIT University, Melbourne, December 2007, www.ie.rmit.edu.au
ARC Cultural Research Network Ilpo Koskinen workshop on Smartphones and mobile media, December, RMIT University, 2010.
ARC Cultural Research Network iPhone workshop (co-convened with Jean Burgess and Ingrid Richardson), QUT, July 2009.
(with Ingrid Richardson) ARC Cultural Research Network Mobile technologies, gaming and the haptic workshop, 10th-11th July, RMIT University, 2008.
ARC Cultural Research Network Online@Asia_Pacific workshop, RMIT University, 10th December 2008.
CRN and COST 298 Participation in the broadband society workshop, RMIT University, 11th December 2008.
Conference Panel Chairing
Convening spotlight panel on ‘mobile intimacy’ at Crossroads, Hong Kong, 17th-20th June 2010.
Stream conveners: Larissa Hjorth, Ingrid Richardson, and Iain Sutherland ‘Mobile Web 2.0: Connection, Creation, Participation, Resistance’, ANZCA09: Communication, Creativity and Global Citizenship conference stream, QUT Creative Industries Precinct, Brisbane, Australia, July 8-10, 2009, www.anzca09.org http://www.anzca09.org
Chairing of ‘Consuming participation: localised case studies of engagement and media literacy in the region’ panel, Inter-Asia Cultural Typhoon in Tokyo, July 2009, http://www.tufs.ac.jp/ts/society/ct2009iact/aboutct_en.htm
‘Game on: Online gaming and the politics of e-participation’, panel organised by Larissa Hjorth and Julian Kücklich, COST 298, The Good, the Bad and the challenging, Copenhagen May 2009
‘E-participation beyond the emoticon: emotion, intimacy and the politics of personalisation in a broadband society’, panel organised by Larissa Hjorth and Amparo Lasén, COST 298, The Good, the Bad and the challenging, Copenhagen May 2009.
‘Playing place – Gaming in the Asia-Pacific’ panel, (also presenting ‘locating space: location-aware mobile gaming in the Asia-Pacific region’), The Third Digital Games Research Association International Conference (DiGRA 2007) ‘Situated Play’, September 24th to 28th 2007, University of Tokyo (Hongo campus), Japan
‘Gender in a broadband society’ panel, (also presenting ‘The poetics of delay: mobile media, pervasive technologies and notions of place’), COST 298 The Good, the Bad and the Unexpected: The user and the future of information and communication technologies, 23-25 May 2007, Moscow
Vital Signs conference, presenting ‘locating the mobile’ as well as chairing online/offline panel on mobile media, September 2005, ACMI, Melbourne.
Women’s world conference, presenting ‘Femme phoneur’, June 2005, Seoul, South Korea. Chairing panel on women and mobile technology.
Cross-cultural exchange between Australian and Japanese contemporary art, Nadiff bookshop and art gallery, Tokyo, March, 2002
Chair for forum discussing contemporary Japanese art including speakers Rachel Kent and Junko Shimada, December 2001, Federation Hall, VCA, Melbourne.
Conference/Symposium Invitation Speaker
Mobile Pre-Conference Workshop, Seamlessly Mobile? International Communication Association, MA Boston, May 25-26.
Console-ing Passions: feminism screen culture. Flinders University, Adelaide, July 2011
The first symposium on Net-Cultures: Mobility and Location in Social Networks, Center for Network Cultures at the IT University of Copenhagen, April 29th.
Roundtable on Gender and Technology, organised by Melissa Gregg, University of Sydney, Sydney, December 2010.
Becoming Mobilized and Networked!: Technology, Gender, and Inter-Asia Popular Culture in the South, Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, October, 2010.
Haja Symposium on Youth and Creativity, Haja centre, October 2010.
FILMOBILE, Uni of Westminster, London, UK, April, 2008.
ARC CRN Japanese transnational fandoms (Uni of Wollongong), July 3rd & 4th2008.
The Role of New Technologies in Global Societies: Theoretical Reflections, Practical Concerns, and Its Implications for China, Department of Applied Social Sciences [APSS] of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University [HKPolyU], 30th-31st July 2008.
Digital Youth conference organized by Anne Allison (Duke University), Mizukoshi Shin (Tokyo University) and David Slater, sponsored by Temple University and will be at their Azabu Campus, Tokyo on June 14-15th, 2008.
Towards a Philosophy of Telecommunications and Social Networking Systems conference, organised by Kristóf Nyíri, September 27-29 2008, Budapest.
IDCC (International Design Culture Conference) at Korean National University of the Arts, 5th December 2006, Seoul, South Korea.
dLux Cross-media forum, presenting case study of Korea and DMB technology, 21st April 2006, Sydney Opera house, Australia.
Girl’s Mobile Cultures conference, presenting ‘Gendered mobility’, organised by the Korean Women's Association of Communication Studies at the Korean Press Foundation in Seoul, November 2005, Seoul.
Mobile communication and Asian modernity, presenting ‘Locating the mobile: Customization and gender in Asia-Pacific region’, HK City University, June 2005, Hong Kong.
Cultural Space and the public sphere in Asia, presenting ‘Snapshots’, hosted by Asia’s Futures Initiative, March 15-16, Seoul, 2006 (http://asiafuture.org/csps2006/01program.html)
Conference Paper Presentations
‘The Art of being Urban: rethinking cartographies of personalisation’, Art & Globalization: Urban Futures and Aesthetic Relations Symposium, RMIT University, Melbourne, August 12th 2009.
‘Digital Art in the Age of Social Media: A Case Study of the politics of personalization via cute culture’, DiGRA, UK, September 2009.
‘Home and Away: a case study of social networking systems at Fudan University in Shanghai’, presented at the Cultural Research Network Chinese Media Studies symposium, University of Sydney, September 4th and 5th 2009.
with Bora Na, & Jun-Sok Huhh ‘Games of gender: a case study on females who play games in the Seoul, South Korea’, in Gaming Cultures and Place in the Asia–Pacific region panel organised L. Hjorth and D. Chan, Inter-Asia Cultural Typhoon in Tokyo, July 2009, http://www.tufs.ac.jp/ts/society/ct2009iact/aboutct_en.htm
Larissa Hjorth ‘Game Girl: re-imagining Japanese gender and gaming via Melbourne female cosplayers’, panel organiser, Kelly Hu ‘Learning to Labor: Cultural Production and Consumption’, Inter-Asia Cultural Typhoon in Tokyo, July 2009, http://www.tufs.ac.jp/ts/society/ct2009iact/aboutct_en.htm
Adriana de Souza e Silva, and Larissa Hjorth ‘The place of being mobile: Transforming urban spaces via location-based gaming’. National Communication Association (NCA) Annual Convention, Urban Communication pre-conference. San Diego, CA. Nov. 21-24, 2008.
‘Re-imaging communities’, Association of Internet Researchers 9th conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, 15th and 16th October, 2008.
‘Imaging communities’, ARC CRN Internet Histories 2: Australia and Asia-Pacific, Perth, State Library, 14th June, 2008.
‘Are we there yet? (on why, despite all the desires, location aware gaming is yet to “take off” and reach its potential)’, Sensing on everyday mobile phones in support of participatory research, University of New South Wales, Sydney, November 6, 2007.
‘The mobile reel: mobile media as art form, communication medium or just another advertising avenue?’, Towards a Philosophy of Telecommunications Convergence conference, organised by Kristóf Nyíri, Budapest, September 27-29 2007.
‘The place of mobile gaming: one history in locating mobility in Asia-Pacific, The Third Digital Games Research Association International Conference (DiGRA 2007) ‘Situated Play’, University of Tokyo (Hongo campus), Japan, September 24th to 28th 2007.
‘Engagement rings: a cross-cultural analysis of camera phone genres, modes of sharing and digital storytelling’, The Future of Digital Media Culture: 7th International Digital Arts and Culture (DAC) Conference, 15 -18th September 2007, Perth, Australia, http://www.beap.org/dac
‘Communities of co-presence: New media and the role of mobile technologies’, China/east asia media/ new media: Re-imaging global media, Queensland University of Technology, 5-6th July 2007.
‘The game of being mobile’, International conference on Mobile Media, University of Sydney, July 2007.
‘Cute capital: the politics of cute character culture in contested Asian cyberspace’, part of panel organized by Eva Tsai, Conditions of Knowledge and Cultural Production conference, organised by Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, June 15-17th 2007.
‘The poetics of delay: mobile media, pervasive technologies and notions of place’, COST 298 The Good, the Bad and the Unexpected: The user and the future of information and communication technologies, Moscow, 23-25 May 2007.
‘Readymade democracy: mobile media as democraticised multimedia or the bluff of consumer agency?’, Living the Information Society: The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on People, Work and Communities in Asia, Renaissance Hotel, Makati City, Philippines, April 23-24 2007.
‘Home and Away: Korean students aboard and mini-hompy’, Korean-Australian new and digital media, Australia Korean Foundation symposium, organised by Heejin Lee, at Asialink, University of Melbourne, November 30th 2006.
‘Mobile Media and young women: a case study’, Youth, Media and Culture in the Asia Pacific Region symposium, panel on Korean virtual communities with Yeran Kim and Heejin Lee at Monash University, December 1st. 2006.
‘Snapshots’, Cultural Space and the public sphere in Asia, Asia’s Futures Initiative, Seoul, South Korea, March 15-16 2006.
‘In between the real and the reel: mobile media as art form?’, Asian pop and mobile cultures, Asian Cultures Forum, Gwangju, October 2006.
‘The third screen’, The trans-Asian Institute screen conference, Seoul, 9th-11th October, 2006.
‘The uninvited guest: Korean virtual communities’, AoIR (Association of Internet Researchers) workshop, Brisbane, September 2006.
CRN Toby Miller games workshop hosted by QUT, Brisbane, 12 May 2006.
(with Shin Dong Kim) ‘Palm reading: mobile TV’, Mobile communication and Asian modernity II, Beijing, October 2005.
‘Customising the mobile’, Imagining Japan symposium, Monash University, Melbourne, March 2005.
‘Being here and being there’ (with Heewon Kim), Mobile communication and Social Change, organised by Shin Dong Kim and SK communication, Seoul, South Korea, October 2004.
‘Society of the phoneur’, Annual Australian Anthropology conference, University of Melbourne, September 2004.
‘Thumbomenon and textperts’, Cultural Typhoon conference, University of Ryukus, Okinawa, Japan, July 2004.
‘Odours of mobility’, Migration, Affects and the senses conference, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, Australian National University, Canberra, May 2004.
‘Cute Capital’ as part of the Melbourne Festival Visual Arts Program, Melbourne, November 2003.
‘Globalism and cross-cultural exchange’ discussion panel with Nikos Papastergiadis and Jane Trengrove (chaired by Danny Huppatz),Asialink, Melbourne, July 2003
‘CAB – Celebrity-scapes And Being-reel’ lecture at Linden arts gallery, St. Kilda, as part of Jessie Angwin’s exhibition, Melbourne, June 2002.