Siegen welcomes Geomedia!



+++ Geomedia 2021 will be held as an Online Conference +++
+++ Deadline extended until January 31 +++
Geomedia provides a genuinely interdisciplinary platform for research carried out at the nexus of Geography, Media and Film Studies. The aim of the conference series is to map out the current terrain of media geographical research, pinpointing its main areas of debate and assessing the prospects of media geography as a more formalized academic field.


The Geomedia 2021 will take place east of Cologne in downtown Siegen, a lovely, off-the-beaten path industrial hub with a thriving university of over 20,000 students. The conference is hosted by the Graduate School Locating Media and the CRC Media of Cooperation at the Department of Media Research, University of Siegen. It is organized in collaboration with the Geomedia Group at Karlstad University.

General Information

Geomedia2021 - The 4th International Geomedia Conference

Siegen, Germany, 5-8 May 2021

Contact: info@geomediastudies.com

There is no conference fee!

Keynote Speakers

Caren Kaplan – University of California at Davis, USA

Nanna Verhoeff – Utrecht University, Netherlands

Bernhard Siegert – IKKM Weimar, Germany

Geomedia 2021 is hosted by the Graduate School Locating Media and the CRC Media of Cooperation at the Department of Media Research, University of Siegen. It is organized in collaboration with the Geomedia Group at Karlstad University.

Conference Time Line

October 31st 2020: Submission system opens

January 7th 2021: Deadline for thematic panel and individual paper proposals

January 31st 2021: Extended Deadline for thematic panel and individual paper proposals

February 25th 2021: Notes of acceptance and registration opens

March 15th 2021: Last day of registration (In the case of a fully digital conference, we will extend this deadline accordingly)


Call for Papers


Here you find information regarding the conference theme and the formats for individual paper & thematic panel submissions.


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Submission & Registration


Here you can register for the conference and submit your contributions via our conference management system ConfTool.


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Practical Information


Here you find practical information about the conference venue and structure as well as our current planning regarding the COVID-19 situation.


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