Call for Abstracts, Symposium on Digital Ethics

Friday, November 4, 2016 - 1:00am

Call for abstracts

The Center for Digital Ethics & Policy at Loyola University Chicago ( will be holding its 6th annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics on Nov 4th, 2016.  The keynote speaker will be Professor Lilie Chouliaraki from the London School of Economics.

We are looking for papers on digital ethics.  Topics might include privacy, anonymity, griefing, free speech, intellectual property, hacking, scamming, surveillance, information mining, transparency, digital citizenship, or anything else relating to ethical questions and digital technology.  This is an interdisciplinary symposium, we welcome all backgrounds and approaches to research.

Abstracts should propose original research that has not been presented or published elsewhere.  The abstract should be between 500 and 1,000 words in length (not including references) and should include a discussion of the methodology used.

Authors of accepted papers will be eligible for up to $400 in travel funds to be able to attend the Chicago symposium.  The author(s) of the top student paper will be eligible for up to $1,000 in travel funds. 

Abstracts are due by midnight CST on April1st, 2016, and should follow APA or MLA.

Authors of top papers will have the opportunity to have their work published in Proceedings from the 6th Annual Symposium on Digital Ethics.

Send your submission in a MS Word document attachment to, and please write Digital Ethics Symposium submission in the subject line.

You can send questions to the same email address.


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