Digithum 2019 : Digithum-Call for Papers-Call for papers-Money in the 21st Century
Call For Papers
About the journal:
Digithum is an open-access scientific e-journal published by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya and Universidad de Antioquia (Colombia). The main focus of this journal is the relational perspective on the analysis of our subjective experiences, our social bonds and our cultural heritage.
This journal is indexed in the sector’s leading scientific journal impact and assessment databases like SCOPUS (Elsevier), SJR, ESCI (Clarivate), and more.
About guest editor:
Political scientist and PhD graduate in social science from the University of Buenos Aires, where he lectures in political theory at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He is a researcher for the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (Conicet) and the Gino Germani Research Institute (IIGG). He directs and participates in diverse investigative projects related to political theory and philosophy. He also collaborates with artists. He has published and co-edited different academic volumes and is the author of the books "Dinero sagrado. Política, economía y sacralidad en Aristóteles" (Sacred Money. Politics, economy and sacredness in Aristotle)  and "Soporte. El uso del dinero como material en las artes visuales" (Support. Money as Material in Visual Arts) .
Scholars are invited to submit manuscripts for possible inclusion in Digithum. All manuscripts will be subject to peer review, with timely feedback provided to authors.
Articles should focus on the social consequences of new forms of exchange, especially in digital contexts in which the boundaries of states tend to become ill-defined and porous. How do crypto currencies are influencing or will influence societies? What does the use of new forms of non-state exchange (apps, messengers) imply at the level of social relations?
Especially welcomed will be those contributions that focus upon:
New cultural phenomena related to digital economic exchange (blockchain, decentralized and/or peer-to-peer transactions, anonymous trading).
Extra-State Money (brand-based money, banks or corporations currencies).
New forms of exchanging money in low-income societies, and the interactions that this entails (mobile payments or banking, etc.).
Socialization and sociability in digital contexts of monetary exchange.
Financial market autonomization or automatization.
Forms of local currencies in relation to the general (globalized) economic context.
Submission and publication guidelines:
Articles should not exceed 8000 words and must contain the following information:
Abstract (200 words) with the essential features and results of the work
Keywords (4 to 6)
The body of the text, structured into sections and sub-sections
Author details (name and surname, professional affiliation, professional postal address, electronic address)
Brief CV (100-200 words) and photograph
Articles can be written in Catalan, English or Spanish.