Call for Papers: International Conference “Photography and Culture Industries: From Leicas to Likes”

Centre for Intercultural Studies, ISCAP-P.Porto, 13-14 | 07 | 2023

The Centre for Intercultural Studies of ISCAP-P.PORTO will host the Conference “Photography and Culture Industries: From Leicas to Likes”, organised in partnership with the Centre for Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the University of Aveiro, on 13 and 14 July 2023.   

Please visit the Conference website:  

This Conference explores the meanings and implications of a vast array of approaches to photography, their uses and consumptions, in order to understand the – semiotic, cultural, social, and economic – motives and values that are encoded/decoded in the content of a photographic image.  

Accordingly, papers are invited on specific aspects of the following topics:  

  • Architectural photography  
  • Cultural photography  
  • Drones & phones   
  • Family albums  
  • Fashion photography  
  • Fine art photography  
  • Humanist photography  
  • Nature photography  
  • Photography and other culture industries  
  • Photography as business  
  • Photography as dissent  
  • Photography in Literature  
  • Photojournalism  
  • Portrait photography  
  • Product photography  
  • Queering photography  
  • Social media  
  • Sports photography  
  • Still photography vs. the moving Image  
  • Travel and photography  

We welcome submissions in English, by 31 March 2023, to be sent to the email address, with the following information:  

• Title; 

• Author(s), institutional affiliation, contact email(s); 

• Conference topic (see list above); 

• Extended Abstract (200 words); 

• Bionote (100 words).  

For more information please visit:  


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