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Message posted on 22/11/2021

CfP „The realities of autonomous weapons" planned with Bristol University Press Deadline 10.Jan 2022

                Dear Collegues,
      Here some corner information. Please find attached the full CfP
        for the topic:
       
        The realities of autonomous weapons 
            
          Call for contributions
      Edited volume (under discussion with Bristol University Press)
      Submission deadline:  10 January 2022
      
        
        
       
      Papers on the following larger themes are
            invited:
      ●      Fictions and
            imaginaries around AWS, including
          both cultural texts that are marked as fiction (e.g.
          science-fiction films and
          novels etc.) and those marked as non-fiction in journalism,
          politics or
          research. 
        
      ●     A reflection
            of technologies and materialities, including
          specific human/machine entanglements
          of decision-making, technological agency or autonomy and
          ‘meaningful human
          control’. This reflection extends to larger philosophical
          motifs such as legal
          or moral responsibility, free will or consciousness. 
        
      ●    the specific understandings and interpretations of AWS that are
            applied in political
            and ethical contexts, with a particular focus on the
          ways these meanings
          are translated into a political course of action, thus
          creating a reality in
          their own right. 
        
      
      
      We welcome contributions
          from scholars of diverse disciplines, such
          as (but not limited to) media
          studies, cultural studies, literature and
          film studies, media and communication studies, political
          science, security
          studies, science and technology studies or sociology. 
      
        
        
          
      
          
      
          
      
      
        
       
      Submission process
      ●      Abstracts of max. 500 words in length (excl. references)
          should be submitted no later than 10 January 2022 to
        autonomous-weapons@hiig.de 
      ●      Invitations for the submission of selected full
          manuscripts are sent out in February 2022.
      ●      Full manuscripts between 6,000 and 8,000 words (excluding references) to be
          submitted by June 2022.
      ●      Comprehensive review returned to authors in September 2022; final papers due in
            December 2022.  
      ●     
                  It is anticipated that the peer-reviewed edited volume will
          be published in 2023.
        
      If you have any questions, you can contact the
          editors via autonomous-weapons@hiig.de 
      See also: [Link]
      
        
      In name of the editors and all the best,
      
        
      Jascha Bareis
        
      
        
      
        
      -- 
        
        Signatur
        
        Institut für
            Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
        Forschungsgruppe Digitale
            Technologien und gesellschaftlicher Wandel (FG DigIT)
         
        Jascha Bareis, M.A. (Profil)
        Mitarbeiter im Projekt Governance von und
            durch Algorithmen (GOAL)
         
        Karlstraße 11, 76133 Karlsruhe
        Raum 320
        Telefon +49 721 608-24616
         
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            der Helmholtz-Gemeinschaft
            
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