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Focus section on

to be published at the
Interaction Design and Architecture(s) Journal (IxD&A)
(ISSN 1826-9745, eISSN 2283-2998)


Guest Editors:


• Rachel Charlotte Smith, Centre for Participatory Information 
Technology, Aarhus University 

• Mette Kjærsgaard, SDU Design, University of Southern Denmark

Important dates:

• Deadline: September 4, 2015
• Notification to the authors: October 4, 2015
• Camera ready paper: October 25, 2015
• Publication of the special issue: second half of November, 2015


In this focus section we explore the opportunities of ethnography and 
design anthropology in participatory design as an approach to design in 
an increasingly global and digital world. Traditionally,

The section explores theoretical positionings and methodologicaldesign 

     • Proximity versus Distance
     • Understanding versus Emergence
     • Empathy versus Critique
     • Description versus Intervention
     • Professional Boundaries vs. Transdisciplinarity

We welcome participants from all areas of research in PD, interested in 
exploring the role and position of ethnography and design anthropology 
in processes of participatory engagement and technology design. 
Especially we

KEYWORDS: Design anthropology; participatory design; digital technology; 
hybrid spaces; interaction design

Submission procedure

The manuscripts should be submitted either in .doc or in .rtf format.
All papers will be blindly peer-reviewed by at least two reviewers.
Authors are invited to submit 8-14 pages paper (including authors' 
information, abstract, all tables, figures, references, etc.).
The paper should be written according to the IxD&A authors' guidelines

Authors' guidelines

Link to the paper submission page: (when submitting the
paper please choose Domain Subjects under: "IxD&A focus section on:
‘Design Anthropology in Participatory Design')

More information on the submission procedure and on the characteristics
of the paper format can be found on the website of the IxD&A Journal
where information on the copyright policy and responsibility of authors,
publication ethics and malpractice are published.

For scientific advices and for any query please contact the guest-editors:

• Rachel Charlotte Smith [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>
• Mette Gislev Kjærsgaard [log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>

marking the subject as: "IxD&A section on: Design Anthropology in 
Participatory Design"

**** 2014: ***IxD&A in figures **** *
acceptance rate: *less than 30%*;
*4* issues and *28* papers published, written by *90* authors from *16* 
countries (*5* continents);*102* reviewers involved.
IxD&A is visited by scholars from all over the world coming from more 
than *85* countries/
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****S**oon also in Scopus* ***

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