• Full paper submission for symposium program: 18 April 2018

  • Revised full paper submission for symposium e-book: 25 May 2018

  • Revised full paper submission for E-Kurgu journal: 25 May 2018



* Poster presentations:

Only the abstracts of poster presentations will be included in the symposium e-book.

* Oral presentations:

If your abstract is accepted and you have registered for the conference, you are encouraged to submit your fullpaper (1) to our online symposium e-book, (2) and a peer-reviewed journal Kurgu. 

1) Symposium e-book: All the full papers orally presented in the symposium will be published in the official symposium e-book with ISBN number. The scientific committee has a right to reject the publication of a full paper after its presentation only if it does not meet the requirements of the symposium. Before than submitting your final paper, please read the rules for e-book publication below.

Rules for symposium e-book publication: To have academically high quality, and professional papers , authors are kindly requested to pay special attention to the form and contents of their papers. 

Papers are not going to be published if they are written in an unsuitable form.

Please see this checklist below for the full paper submission:

  • Final papers must be in English or Turkish.

  • Papers must be sent in a digital form while being taken into consideration the deadlines.

  • Any papers received after the deadline will not be presented in the symposium or will not be included in the symposium e-book.

  • Papers must be sent in only Microsoft WORD file (.doc or .docx) format.

  • A paper’s page length must not be more than 25 pages. References, graphics, and tables are all included in total page number.

  • Paper size must be A4 size.

  • Page margins must be 3 cm.

  • Do not insert page numbers / Do NOT include PAGE NUMBERS.

  • Also no form of running heads is allowed / Do NOT include HEADLINES or FOOTNOTES.

  • Font face must be Palatino. 

  • Only the font size of the name of the paper must be 12.

  • For the rest of the paper, font size must be 10.

  • For the table/figure content, Calibri can be used, the size should be 8.

  • Use only a one-column layout.

  • The first page of the paper must have:

    • Full name of the author/s, Title of the author/s, University of the author/s

    • Country of the author/s, E-mail addresses of the authors,

    • A SHORT BIOGRAPHY of author/s that are no more than 100 words per each author.

    • Also a REVISED LIMITED ABSTRACT which is not more than 250 words must be written on the first page.

  • Final paper content must conform to the APA style.

  • For more information about APA style please visit these web pages:

  • We recommend you to download the sample file and write your paper according to the rules mentioned in the file. 

  • Final papers for the smposium e-book must be sent to : cimsymposium [at]



2) e-Journal Kurgu: Kurgu is  peer-reviewed, editorially independent, open access journal published by Anadolu University, Faculty of Communication Sciences. If you wish your paper to be published in Kurgu, you will be informed about the submission process after the symposium. Kurgu has a special web page and editorial system. But your paper wil be sent to the same referee who had evaluated your abstract for the symposium presentations.