Southeast Asian Media Studies Association Journal

Deadline: 15 August 2018
Contact: Editors

Please see below the first call for papers for the journal of the newly formed Southeast Asian Media Studies Association (SEAMSA), including a focus on Southeast Asian media and environment.


Southeast Asian Media Studies
October 2018, Vol. 1, No. 1
December 2018, Vol. 1, No. 2

Explorations in Southeast Asian Media Studies: Theories, Trajectories, and Futures

The first two issues of the journal aim to provide a collection of theoretical and discursive articles on Southeast Asian media studies and literacy. The recommended topics are the following:

Definitions, status, and directions of Southeast Asian media studies
Authorship of Southeast Asian media studies: Who should do/write it?
Emerging media theories in and about Southeast Asian mass and new media
Practices and methods in Southeast Asian media studies
Critical reviews of media studies in and about Southeast Asian mass and new media
Media literacies in Southeast Asia
Audiences in Southeast Asia
Media technologies and processes and the Southeast Asian populace
Media convergence in Southeast Asian contexts
Southeast Asian politics and the media
Media laws, policies, and regulations in the ASEAN region
Business, ownership, management, and control of Southeast Asian mass media
Southeast Asian cultures and the media
Southeast Asian mainstream, local, translocal, diasporic, and indigenous media practices
Southeast Asian languages and the media
Genders and identities in Southeast Asian media
Southeast Asian media and the environment
All submissions must be original and may not be under review by another journal or any academic publication. Authors should follow the journal’s manuscript guidelines.

All manuscripts should be sent to Please use the subject “SUBMISSION: Vol.1 No.1&2_Surname_Short Title” (e.g. SUBMISSION: Vol.1 No.1&2_Doe_A Review of Southeast Asian Media Theories). The deadline for manuscripts for both issues is on 15 August 2018.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Volume 1, Nos. 1 & 2

Posted on April 8, 2018