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Swati Jaywant Rao Bute, (AMITY School of Communication, AMITY University, Noida, India)



Call for Chapters


Proposals Submission Deadline: May 30, 2015

Full Chapters Due: July 30, 2015




The book will analyze historical and cultural relations of India and West, South and South Asian countries, their bilateral and diplomatic relations, emerging new war tactics and patterns, new communication technologies and media diplomacy. The book will also analyze cultural diversity of India, communal riots, conflicts, and new communication technology as a threat for internal security and communal conflict.






1. To study historical background of India’s cultural similarities and relations with west, South Asian and South East Asian countries.


2. To understand importance and relevance of cultural similarities in maintaining good bilateral relations in changing geopolitical atmosphere, war and conflict tactics and circumstances in the light of emerging communication technology.


3. To understand cultural diversity and its relation to internal conflicts and communnal riots in the context of new technological developments and its negative uses.


4. To understand role of new media and emerging communication technology in media diplomacy.


5. To understand the role and Importance of new media theories for media diplomacy in the age of emerging communication technology and new media.



Target Audience


Practitioners and scholars of international affairs; practitioners and scholars of bilateral relations, mainly those from fields of defense studies and analysis; professionals and scholars of culture, politics and sociology, Professionals and practitioners of journalism and current affairs The book will be written and composed observing the perspectives for methodological approaches in interdisciplinary studies. This proposition also ensures a perspective for the results, the final text of the book, to be applied in both theoretical and practical application and researches.



Recommended Topics


  • India’s Historical Cultural Relations with West, South, and South East Asian Countries (Brief Overview – Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Indonesia, Sri Lanka) Deep
  • India’s Cultural, Bilateral and Diplomatic Relations with Asian Countries in Changing Perspectives of War and Conflicts – In last five years (From 2009 to 2014 )
  • Role of New Communication Technologies in Reporting War and Conflicts – In the light of Different Wars and Conflicts happened in West, South and South East Asian Countries in Last Five Years – Dr. Swati Bute
  • Indian Media’s role in Projection and Promotion of Cultural Similarities between the Asian Countries and in maintaining Diplomatic Relations between the Countries – AMIT Rohan Saxena
  • Media Diplomacy in the age of new media and fast changing communciation technology – Sachin Bute
  • Cultural Diversity and Communal Riots, Conflicts in Different States of India – Major Riots and Conflicts in India – In last Five Years
  • Projection and Coverage of Conflicts and Communical Riots in Media – Traditional and New Media
  • Social Media Movements and Riots and the actual players behind the Scene – In last five years in India
  • Emerging Communication Technology and Changing Patterns of Media Diplomacy
  • Cultural similarities and Diplomatic Relations between Countries in a War prone time
  • Culture, War and Media in the West, South and South East Asian Countries
  • Culture , New Media and War Coverage
  • New Communication Technology and Media Diplomacy in the context of Culture Similarities, New Perspectives of War, Conflict and Communical Riots
  • Case Studies of West, South and South East Asian Countries facing the Cultural Difference , War, Conflict and impact of Emerging Communication Technology
  • New Theories for Media Diplomacy and New Media in the age of Emerging Communication Technology – DR Swati Bute



Submission Procedure


Interested authors are invited to submit on or before May 30th, 2015, a 2-3 page chapter proposal clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter, identifying its authors, motivation, objectives, expected results, and an overview of its structure and development. Proposals should be submitted through the link at the bottom of this page.

Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by June 30th, 2015 about the status of their proposals and sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by July 30th, 2014. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis.





This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2016.



Book Series



For release in the Advances in Religious and Cultural Studies book series

The Advances in Religious and Cultural Studies (ARCS) book seriess brings together a collection of scholarly publications on topics pertaining to religious beliefs, culture, population studies, and sociology. Books published within this series are ideal for professionals, theorists, researchers, and students seeking the latest research on collective human behavior in terms of religion, social structure, and cultural identity and practice.



Important Dates



Proposal Submission Deadline: May 30, 2015


Notification of Acceptance: June 30, 2015


Full chapter Submission: July 30, 2015


Review Results to Authors: October 15, 2015


Final Chapter Submission: November 30, 2015