About the Issue
This double special issue features papers delivered at the Ubiquitous Media: Asian Transformations Conference, which was the Theory, Culture & Society 25th Anniversary Conference jointly organized with the University of Tokyo, held in July 2007. The conference was attended by over 750 people and some 500 papers were given in more than 100 sessions. The papers in this volume have been selected from more than 150 submitted which went through the TCS refereeing process. Most of the papers in this volume have also been translated into Japanese and will appear in the three volumes of conference papers published by the University of Tokyo Press edited by Shunya Yoshimi, Mike Featherstone and Hidetaka Ishida.