FINAL CALL FOR PAPERS - EUPOP2012 - Inaugural Conference of the European Popular Culture Association

11-13 July 2012
London College of Fashion
University of the Arts

Extended deadline for abstracts: 3rd March 2012.

For this final call for papers, the conference organisers would particularly welcome individual papers and panel contributions in the following areas:

- Music
- Sport
- The body and its representation
- Comics and graphic novels
- Heritage / curation
- Subcultures

This conference will launch the European Popular Culture Association (EPCA) and will explore European popular culture in all its different forms. There will be opportunities for networking and for developing caucus groups within the EPCA. Presenters at EUPOP2012 will be encouraged to develop their papers for publication in a number of Intellect journals, including the new Journal of European Popular Culture, the journal of the EPCA, other film journals including Film, Fashion and Consumption, and various music journals.

JOURNAL EDITORS WILL BE WORKING CLOSELY WITH STRAND CONVENORS - a full list of Intellect journals is available at:

Papers  and Complete Panels for all strands  should be submitted to the email contact below. Paper/panel submissions will be as always subject to peer review:

Submit paper or panel proposals* to:

•       The same address should be used for general administrative queries

For further details and updates - visit the conference website at:

You can follow the  EUPOP2012 conference on Twitter @EUPOP2012
Please spread the word and use the hashtag #EUPOP2012 when retweeting and / or contributing to the conference back channel.

-       The European Popular Culture Association –

The European Popular Culture Association (EPCA) promotes the study of popular culture from, in, and about Europe. Popular culture involves a  wide range of activities, outcomes and audiences; EPCA aims to examine and discuss these different activities as they relate both to Europe, and to Europeans across the globe, whether contemporary or historical.


- EPCA and 2012 EPCA Conference Directors -

EPCA President: Pamela Church Gibson (or at the generic conference address given here)

Director of Research & Exchange: Graeme Harper


Sarah can be reached at We would suggest that you contact her speedily if you are coming from abroad and are wanting to discuss the availability of accommodation. Although the conference is well in advance of the Olympics, we have placed a notional hold on inexpensive hotel rooms and need confirmation ASAP.

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