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May 16, 2005

Space, Place and Technology:


Human Presence in Mediated Experiences

"The current issue of Psychnology [PNJ] proposes an emerging framework to look at mediated environments, the framework of Space and Place. This dichotomy dates back to the Seventies (Tuan, 1977, 2001), but probably due to the appearance of new, original spaces supported by digital technologies, it has been appropriated now with renewed enthusiasm by scholars interested in mediated relations. This theme attracted our attention several years ago, and the success of the call for papers confirms its current resonance. Borrowed from Human Geography, where these philosophical concepts have been heavily used, Space and Place seem to have filled a gap in current reflection on the human relationship with technologies." Continue reading Editorial Preface.

Posted by jo at May 16, 2005 12:12 PM