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Communication across Media Borders

The Linnæus University Centre for Intermedial and Multimodal Studies (IMS) invites researchers and research students to attend the conference Transmediations! arranged at Linnæus University, campus Växjö, Sweden, 13–15 October 2016 (from Thursday 9.30 am to Saturday 4 pm).

The conference Transmediations! will include keynote speeches by Gunther Kress, João Queiroz, and Marie-Laure Ryan.



Official language of the conference is English. The conference fee is 1000 SEK, which will cover lunches, a conference dinner, and other arrangements. Registration is made through our online registration form. The registration is open until September 1, 2016.

Registration for the conference is now closed.


Deadline for abstracts: 1 March 2016.
Notification of acceptance: 18 March 2016.
Publication of preliminary conference program: 3 June 2016.
Deadline for registration and conference fee: 1 September 2016.

Where to find us

The conference will take place in the M building at Växjö campus. Easily accesible by public transportation from Växjö city.

Travelling to Linnaeus University

From Copenhagen Airport/Kastrup
From Copenhagen Airport/Kastrup, Denmark, take the Öresunds train directly to Växjö station (about 2,5 hours, bypassing the Öresunds bridge).

There is a border control into Sweden from Denmark and Copenhagen airport. Please see if this impacts your travel on the Öresunds trains homepage.

From Stockholm
Flights from Stockholm/Bromma airport to Småland airport, Växjö: flybra.se (Swedish)

Train from Stockholm and other locations within Sweden to Växjö: sj.se

Växjö Taxi, +46 (0)470-135 00
Värends Taxi +46 (0)470-169 00

The taxi stand is situated at Växjö City Station.

Travelling between Växjö Station and Linnaeus University
Route 3, Växjö Resecentrum-> Linnéuniversitetet and Linnéuniversitetet-> Växjö Resecentrum goes directly between Växjö city station and Linnæus University.
The bus route is operated by Länstrafiken Kronoberg. Bus time tables.




The Conference Managers have secured competitive rates for attendees of the conference Transmediations! in Växjö 13-15 October 2016.

The following hotels have been selected based on positive reviews from past guests as well as consideration of your budget and preferred distance to Linnaeus University.

When you book a room at one of our selected hotels, make sure to use our conference title Transmediations! to get the prices listed below.

Hotels in Town

Elite City Hotel Växjö
12-14  Oct 2016: 840 SEK per night
14-15  Oct 2016: 599 SEK per night

Elite Park Hotel Växjö
12-14 Oct 2016: 871 SEK per night
14-15 Oct 2016: 675 SEK per night

Best Western Hotel Royal Corner Växjö
925 SEK per night

Hotel Värend Växjö
1940 SEK for the complete period 12-15 Oct 2016.

Hotel Esplanad in Växjö
725 SEK per night

Hotels on Campus

Teleborg Castle
2670 SEK for the complete period 12-15 Oct 2016.