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  • Vienne

    Appel à contribution - Géographie

    What is Border Studies?

    2nd World Conference of the Association for Borderlands Studies - Panel

    The societal events of the last decade have challenged Border Studies more than ever before. This can be seen not only in the field’s growing institutionalisation but also in its developments in research: these include the relativization of geopolitical perspectives by cultural studies approaches, the spatialisation of the border concept (e.g. zone, third space, exter/internalisation etc.), the decentralisation of the border in favour of processes (e.g. b/ordering, othering etc.), the pluralisation of the border concept (e.g. walls, differences, (dis)continuities, demarcations) or the complexification of the border (e.g. scapes, textures). The panel is treating these developments and other turns as an opportunity for a long-overdue self-examination, which in the light of the resurgence of borders seems necessary from both a societal and scientific perspective.

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  • Vienne

    Appel à contribution - Époque contemporaine

    Border Textures: Interwoven Practices and Discursive Fabrics of Borders

    2nd World Conference of the Association for Borderlands Studies - Panel

    In view of the current political developments in Europe, the scientific study of borders has increasingly gained importance. Cultural Studies has reacted to these developments by generating complex and more and more detailed theories and tools for describing and analyzing border phenomena. Cultural border studies champion approaches which do not examine spatial, material, temporal or cultural aspects in isolation but investigate their intersectional and performative interactions. This panel provides a space for explorative investigation of potential approaches for cultural border studies, focusing on interactions between material and immaterial manifestations of the border.

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  • Prague

    Bourse, prix et emploi - Époque contemporaine

    Deux post-doctorats au CEFRES dans le cadre du programme TANDEM

    Un post-doctorat au CEFRES cofinancé par l'Université Charles (Prague) dans le cadre du programme TANDEM visant à la création d'une équipe internationale grâce à la coopération de ces deux institutions avec l'Académie tchèque des sciences.

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  • Villetaneuse

    Colloque - Ethnologie, anthropologie

    Réinventer la mer : précarité, épistémologie et récits

    The oceans cover 71 percent of the Earth's surface and contain 97 percent of the Earth's water. One way to reinvent the ocean, as Philip E. Steinberg points out, is not to consider it as a space outside the human beings who settle inside, i.e., on the land, but to look upon it as a mobile and dynamic space that is central to the flows of modern society.

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  • Pessac

    Appel à contribution - Ethnologie, anthropologie

    Cinéma diasporique sud-asiatique : Rencontres

    The fourth issue of /DESI/ will focus on the question of encounters in diasporic South Asian cinema: Afghanistan, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Bangladesh Nepal and Sri Lanka. The transformation of this contemporary human condition into filmic material coincides with a turn in the scientific study of diasporas. Forced migrations, which generate a movement of displacement and settlement in home territories, movements of arrivals, caught in a logic of deterritorialization, diasporas – and more particularly South Asian diasporas – are all relocated in transnational and transcultural spaces. Cinema holds a mirror to this experience of movement through this new “ethnoscape” (Appadurai) made up of shifts and disjunctures, free flows and political hurdles, border-crossings and assignment of identity.

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  • Paris

    Séminaire - Études des sciences

    Séminaire de l'Institut des sciences de la communication (ISCC) (2016-2017)

    Lancé en 2010, le séminaire de l’ISCC est axé sur les sciences de la communication, les industries et l’ingénierie des connaissances, le développement des controverses et le rôle de l’expertise scientifique, l’épistémologie comparée et, plus largement, les rapports entre sciences, techniques et société. Cette rencontre est ouverte aux chercheurs, enseignants, étudiants, journalistes et professionnels que motivent les enjeux de la communication et vise à affûter les problématiques, à susciter le débat et à développer les échanges interdisciplinaires entre personnalités de formations et d’horizons différents.

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  • Istanbul

    Appel à contribution - Géographie

    Migrations internationales au XXIe siècle – II

    La deuxième conférence intitulée « Migrations internationales au XXIe siècle » du Centre de recherche sur l’éducation et culture globales de l’université Yeditepe avec la participation des académiciens et spécialistes de migration internationale, aura lieu les 10-11 octobre 2017 dans le campus de l’université Yeditepe à Istanbul.

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  • Canton

    Colloque - Études urbaines

    Urban China and the challenges of sustainability

    Medium conference

    This is the second international event organised in the context of the Medium project. While research conducted in the context of the project focus primarily on the medium-sized cities Hangzhou, Zhuhai and Datong, the conference will consider urban China in its diversity, with a great variety of case studies including Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Tianjin, the region of the Taihu lake etc. It will address the issue of sustainability from a broad perspective, tackling ageing housing, social inclusion, urban governance, environmental sustainability, participatory processes in urban planning, with a multi-disciplinary approach ranging from geography, political science, economy, sociology, computer science, environmental science, etc.

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  • Bruxelles

    Colloque - Europe

    In Search of Cultural Conformity

    The New Integration and Migration Policies in Europe

    MAM is a network of scholars from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) who have been working together for almost ten years on Migrations, Asylum and Multiculturalism (MAM). This research tested the hypothesis that the citizenship regime mutated since the 2000s. While between the 1980s and 2000 integration policies followed the logic of establishing migrants’ rights through the granting of formal status, since the 2000s a new regime of probationary citizenship seems to focus on the principles of merit and of cultural conformity. The results of this research, which includes comparative analyses of the policies, analyses of the their origins and implementation, and analyses of the attitudes of different groups towards the policies, will be put in comparison with the researches of different international experts.

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  • Belfast

    Appel à contribution - Histoire

    Formal and informal networks of migrant women and men in settlement process (14th-19th centuries)

    Panel at the European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC)

    This panel aims to study settlement patterns of migrants, according to a gendered approach. It aims to bring together scholars working on migration and settlement dynamics, by focusing on the extension and quality of relationships that newcomers could develop in the new environment and by highlighting differences between men and women. In addition it aims to investigate how these ties influenced, successfully or not, their settlement process: the daily life, the research of a job or a house, the access to credit networks, to poor relief or to other urban resources etc...

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  • Padoue

    Appel à contribution - Histoire

    Children on the move from the 20th to the 21st century

    A biopolitics perspective

    Migrant children are often at the crossroads of conflicting priorities related to local and global issues (conflict, displacement, poverty, (under)development). Throughout history, states, organisations, institutions, and communities have tried to manage and control migrants and migratory processes. While the latter topic has been the subject of extensive research, the study of child migration lags behind. This workshop aims to address this gap by adopting Foucault’s theoretical framework of biopolitics – a control apparatus exerted over a population – to the case of children.

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  • Appel à contribution - Sociologie

    Returns

    “Africa e Mediterraneo” Journal

    The debate on asylum and migration is bringing to light the theme of return; not that of an old migrant returning to his country of origin after a lifetime of work, but that of the younger generations who still find themselves in the midst of an existential and professional journey. There are more and more questions on the phenomenon of asylum seekers forced to deal with this step due to their asylum request being denied or their integration into society failing, as well as on the cases in which migrants return home deliberately out of choice with an enterprise project possibly favored by national and international policies.

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  • Appel à contribution - Histoire

    Music and Popularity

    Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities, special musicological issue

    For the upcoming issue of the peer-reviewed journal Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities (August 2017) we are looking for studies focused on various aspects related to the phenomena of “music” and “popularity”. We invite articles anchored in classical music as well as popular music. Papers which directly or indirectly problematize the traditional polarisation of the aforementioned musical spheres are especially welcome. The issue provides space for specific historical investigations and case studies, but also for wider theoretical considerations which would reflect the construction of the phenomena of the so-called classical and popular music from social, political / ideological, economic, philosophical and other perspectives. In this respect, approaches of ethnomusicology and cultural geography, which would touch on the topic with regard to the specifics of particular localities, regions, nations and ethnic groups, are most desirable.

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  • Bruxelles

    Colloque - Époque contemporaine

    Minorities in/at war

    Between Violence and Legal Protection 1912-1923

    Le colloque international « Minorities in/at War », organisé en partenariat avec le CegeSoma, traitera de la question de la violence perpétrée envers les minorités et de leur protection légale dans la période entre 1912 et 1923. L’événement s’articulera en deux journées d’étude comprenant des présentations d’historiens et des discussions. Étant donné la pertinence du thème pour l’actualité contemporaine, le présent aura aussi une place de choix dans le colloque. Ce colloque se tiendra au Royal Library Meeting Center, à la Bibliothèque Royale, les 9 et 10 mars 2017.

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  • Trondheim

    Journée d'étude - Représentations

    Kick-off for DARIAH-EU initiative

    The kick-off for Norwegian University of Science and Technology's initiative in DARIAH-EU is scheduled for Wednesday 18th January 2017, 0830-1200 in Trondheim, Norway. If you have an interest in Digital Humanities, please save the date.

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  • Appel à contribution - Études urbaines

    Migrant and the City

    Urban Studies and Practices Journal (JUSP), Special issue

    Cities worldwide are major magnets for migrants. Urban environments shape migrants’ experiences in a new locale, whereas migrants contribute to increasing diversity of the city. Due to its extreme complexity and dynamic nature, the reality under the “migrant and the city” interconnection is rarely considered in theoretical accounts, empirical methodologies, or  practical interventions in its full diversity. This special issue of the JUSP aims to harness the elusive reality of this interconnection by bridging both disciplinary and theory-practice gaps and inviting scholars and practitioners to share their reflections on the topic. In this issue, we are especially interested in creating a multifaceted account of integration (or assimilation, incorporation, acculturation) as one of the ways to talk about this interconnection.

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  • Montpellier

    Colloque - Amériques

    Traces et mémoires de l'esclavage dans l'espace atlantique

    Dans Cultural Trauma: Slavery and the Formation of African American Identity (2001), Ron Eyerman explore la formation de l'identité africaine-américaine à travers le traumatisme culturel de l'esclavage. Au-delà de son impact direct sur celles et ceux qui ont subi l'esclavage, Eyerman considère qu'en tant que processus culturel, le traumatisme est « transmis par l'intermédiaire de diverses formes de représentation et associé à la formation d'une identité et à la construction d'une mémoire collectives ». Cette conférence internationale cherche à examiner les fondements, les mécanismes et l'étendue de ces processus mémoriels.

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  • Faro

    Appel à contribution - Époque contemporaine

    Mediterranean Cultures and Societies

    Knowledge, Health and Tourism

    The Mediterranean is a complex combination of ideas, feelings, imageries, cultures, ways of life, cultivated for centuries and still cultivated in this “sea (not ocean) amongst lands”; which was called mare nostrum by Romans and which could still be called in such a way if we understand nostrum in a different way: as a reference to us, human beings. The aim of this conference is to increase awareness about the Mediterranean as a departure and arrival point for the construction of a pluralistic society.

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  • Paris

    Journée d'étude - Études urbaines

    Cosmopolitanismes urbains : questions méthodologiques et théoriques

    This worshop seeks to investigate cosmopolitanism through an urban lens. It aims to provide a situated approach to cosmopolitanism, using the analytical framework of urban and social theory alongside social geography and building upon empirical research. Our purpose is to frame a grounded theory of urban cosmopolitanism that would take the paradigms and empirical findings of various social sciences into account. Our interest lies in a cosmopolitanism of encounters incarnated in contacts, mobilities and cultural consumption and the spatial dimension of the social and power relations that are at stake in cosmopolitan encounters. We shall focus on cities as sites, but also actors in processes of cosmopolitanisation.

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  • Yaoundé

    Appel à contribution - Afrique

    Insecurity and migration in Central Africa

    Management of Social Transformations Programme (MOST) of UNESCO

    The current crises in the Central Africa and the Great Lakes sub-regions have caused the movement of persons in an unprecedented scale. The most recent case studies of insecurity in these sub-regions are quite revealing on the impact of insecurity and migration in Central Africa, in human societies and particularly on women and youths.

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