LIRNEasia’s Executive Director, Rohan Samarajiva (Ph.D.) has been elected as a Board Member at Large in the International Communication Association (ICA) on a three year term, effective from the close of the 2009 conference of the ICA, due to take place on May 21-25 2009in Chicago (Announcement).
ICA is an academic association for scholars interested in the study, teaching, and application of all aspects of human and mediated communication. The ICA is over 50 years old, begining as a small association of U.S. researchers and is now an international association with more than 4,300 members in 70 countries. The ICA includes 24 divisions and interest groups, each representing a special subfield of communication processes and phenomena.
ICA holds an annual conference at which several hundred research papers are presented and over 2,000 scholars from all over the world participate. LIRNEasia will organise a 1.5 day preconference workshop at the conference, entitled “Mobile2.0: Beyond Voice?” The call for abstracts can be viewed here.