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  • Paris

    Study days - Economy

    Economics, security and politics

    The Chair of Defense Economics and the Institute for Strategic Research (IRSEM, Paris) organize a workshop on the theme “Economics, Security and Politics”. Throughout this day, we will explore the links between democracy, its construction, public opinions and military actions or conflicts. We will mostly focus on the relationships between citizenship and military actions. The term “citizenship” embraces here elements related to public opinion and the rise of nationalism or populism in modern societies.

     

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  • Call for papers - History

    Cross-disciplinary approaches to the study of knowledge-making in the early modern world (1450–1800)

    Following the successful conference held in October 2017 in London and funded by the London Arts and Humanities Partnership, the organisers would like to extend a formative call for publications in preparation to propose a special issue on cross-disciplinarity and forms of knowledge in the early modern world (1450–1800).

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  • Oxford

    Call for papers - Middle Ages

    Women and violence in the Late Medieval Mediterranean, ca. 1100-1500

    A two-days conference in Oxford exploring the assumptions linking violence and femininity in the late medieval mediterranean (Byzantium, Western Europe, Islamic world).

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  • Dublin

    Call for papers - Political studies

    Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities (8th Edition)

    Identity is one of the crown jewelries in the kingdom of ‘contested concepts’. Few concepts are so integral to social assumptions, beliefs and claims of belonging while simultaneously escaping a clear definition or even a minimal consensus. The idea of identity is conceived to provide some unity and recognition while it also exists by separation and differentiation. From personal to group and collective identities, multiple layers of identifications juxtapose conflict or exclude. Few concepts were used as much as identity for contradictory purposes. From the fragile individual identities as self-solidifying frameworks, to layered in-group identifications in families, orders, organizations, religions, ethnic groups, regions, nation-states, supra-national entities or any other social entities, the idea of identity always shows up in the core of debates and makes everything either too dangerously simple or too complicated. Constructivist and de-constructivist strategies have led to the same result: the eternal return of the topic. Some say we should drop the concept, some say we should keep it and refine it, some say we should look at it in a dynamic fashion while some say it’s the reason for resistance to change. In the meantime, identities are programmatically asserted and promoted to generate cohesion and demand recognition while the process of identification excludes and creates boundaries and alterity making practices.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Law

    Competition Law and Sustainability - Addressing the Broken Links

    In the context of a global system of production that is increasingly interconnected and exponentially exercising pressure on the planet and people’s lives, this conference is inspired by the desire to imagine a system of competition law (or beyond competition law) that is fully embedded in the double limit of the planetary boundaries and of social considerations. To achieve this goal, the organizing partners aim to bring together young academics (master’s, PhD, up to four years into tenure track) challenging the status quo with more experienced experts in the areas of competition law and sustainability to rethink competition law and discuss new ways of regulation, interactions between markets, regulators and society and legal enforcement that take into account social and environmental externalities.

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  • Call for papers - History

    Ireland, the Revolution and the First World War

    Continuities, ruptures and legacies (1913-1919)

    We are pleased to host, at the Centre Culturel Irlandais de Paris, an international conference on Ireland and the First World War as part of the national commemorations for the Centenary of the First World War.

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  • Stockholm

    Call for papers - Modern

    Far Right Memory Politics in the Internet Era: The European Case

    This workshop will address the question of far-right memory politics in the Internet era. Participants are encouraged to address the intersections between studies of far-right activism, memory politics and the internet. Papers might, for instance, address one of the following questions: 1) What theoretical approaches are most useful in illuminating both national and transnational far-right memory politics in the age of the Internet? 2) What can comparisons of different nations’ memory politics tell us about European far-right mobilization? 3) Can we find differences in far-right campaigns that are specific to the former East and/or the West, or has the Internet allowed transnational patterns to dominate? We hope to bring together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, ranging from PhD-candidates and up, in a useful and stimulating workshop.

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  • Call for papers - Political studies

    8th PhD conference on international development

    This PhD conference is a student-led initiative. It will offer an international platform for exchange with fellow doctoral researchers, senior academics, and experts. The conference will include two keynote lectures, parallel sessions, a guided poster walk, lunch, refreshments and one conference dinner.

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  • Villetaneuse

    Conference, symposium - Economy

    Predatory state

    This symposium is part of a recent and very dynamic renewal of research on the State in economics involving a critical examination of two dominant postulates of the discipline: 1) the assumption of an apolitical State or a benevolent dictatorship which pursues no private interest maximizing the general interest. 2) The assumption of “soft trade”, i.e. the exclusion of social conflicts, inter-state and intra-state wars in the presence of markets. Our discussions aim to explore how the sovereign, prudential, and providential dimensions of the state can be interpreted if these two assumptions are dropped. What is the place of conflictual power in the genesis and evolution of the rules governing the distribution of wealth and economic, social, and ecological development?

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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - Sociology

    Breaking boundaries: academia, activism and the arts

    The international conference Breaking Boundaries: Academia, Activism and the Arts proposes to bring into focus and critically question common grounds and boundaries between and within the Humanities, political activity and aesthetic production.​At a time when boundaries are simultaneously questioned and reinforced – for example between geographical territories, political states, public and private spheres, gendered bodies, creative media, theory and practice, local and global, human, non-human and post-human – the question of what such frontiers stand for, and how and why they might be transgressed offers itself for and, indeed, urges discussion.

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  • Porto

    Call for papers - History

    Old and new uses of the oceans

    8th international congress of maritime history (IMHA)

    This international meeting follows the successful congresses that have been held, every four years since 1992 in Liverpool, UK (1992), Amsterdam, the Netherlands (1996), Esbjerg, Denmark (2000), Corfu, Greece (2004), Greenwich, UK (2008), Ghent, Belgium (2012) and Perth, Australia (2016). The main theme will be “Old and New Uses of the Oceans”, and the aim is to investigate the many aspects of the relationship between humans and the oceans. As with previous congresses, the 8th international congress of maritime history adopts a broad concept of maritime history, treating it as an interdisciplinary field that covers all historical periods and areas and all aspects of humankind’s relationship with the sea.

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  • Dublin

    Call for papers - Political studies

    Europe inside-out

    Europe and Europeanness exposed to plural observers (9th Edition)

    The 9th International Conference ‘Europe Inside-Out: Europe and Europeanness Exposed to Plural Observers’ aims exactly to refresh a broader approach and understanding of Europe by enlarging the platform of regular conferences and workshops for a wider arena of participants and disciplinary backgrounds in order to put on stage a worldwide monadology for such concerns. The conference aims also to enable critical alternatives to the disciplinary orthodoxies by creating a framework for interaction and dissemination of diversity that has to become once more a European trademark.

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  • Call for papers - Africa

    African aesthetic

    Artefilosofia Journal

    In the history of Africa are involved events of invasion, rape, enslavement, plundering of natural wealth and robbery of artistic heritage. These actions, practiced for centuries, were sustained by the white belief of “superiority” committed to constructing an ideological discourse, supported by a discourse that scientifically attributed the “innate inferiority” of the Black African. The institutionalization of racism favored and guided the creation of ethnographic museums in the colonizing countries, which reproduced and still reproduce theories based on a supposed exoticism, primitivism and inferiority of the peoples that inhabit Africa.

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  • Aix-en-Provence

    Study days - Representation

    Challenging the body

    Creation Workshops

    Journée d'étude annuelle de la revue doctorante Les Chantiers de la Création (Aix Marseille Université). La revue Les Chantiers de la Création s'intéresse spécifiquement aux dynamiques poïétiques en revisitant des notions problématiques susceptibles d'être fécondes. Elle questionne l'art et l'histoire, les événements et les œuvres, et les œuvres en tant qu'événements. Elle se consacre particulièrement à l’étude des déclencheurs inattendus de l’acte créatif ; elle interroge ses moteurs, ses détours, ses écarts.

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  • Call for papers - Information

    Digital Wellness

    Open Information Science Review

    Since its inception, the digital humanities has considered the question “what is it to be human in relation to machines in the digital age?” This issue of Open Information Science asks for papers that consider how we can understand “digital wellness” as part of the ongoing inquiry into what acts, representations, and understandings exist around human-ness in the digital era.  Particularly, this volume seeks to explore the possibilities of digital wellness provided through a range of disciplines and forms. We invite papers which consider architectures, platforms, and diverse disciplinary engagements with the opportunities and challenges surrounding digital wellness.

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  • Cairo

    Conference, symposium - History

    Clamour from the past

    Graffiti, rock inscriptions and secondary epigraphy from Ancient Egypt

    The practice of graffiti, rock inscriptions and secondary epigraphy in Ancient Egypt need to be examined, elucidated and evaluated in relation to their archaeological and environmental contexts. This conference seeks to render ever more discernible these voices from the past, long regarded as inconsequential and perfunctory, by shedding new light on their interrelational links with visual reception, society and culture. The papers aim to map corpora of graffiti throughout the Egyptian space and to address common issues of definitions and interpretations.

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  • Leuven

    Call for papers - Education

    Islamic Schools in Europe

    Many Muslim organizations, local mosques and associations establish formal or informal, private and publicly funded extra-curricular Islamic classes in order to transmit Islamic culture and tradition to their next generation. In addition to these extra-curricular Islamic activities organized by local associations and mosques, the opening of Islamic schools diversifies and strengthens this transmission of Islamic tradition and faith for Muslims in Europe in various countries. The aim of this conference is to present an overview of private and publicly funded Islamic schools in Europe and more specifically to understand a comparative analysis of these schools, their education system and the government policies related to the Islamic schools.

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  • Grenoble

    Summer School - Language

    The role of drama in higher and adult language education

    Teacher training and the challenges of inclusion

    The Summer School The role of drama in higher and adult language education: teacher training and the challenges of inclusionis aimed at Master’s students, PhD students, young researchers, scholars and practitioners in the area of second language learning and teaching who already engage in or would like to become involved in drama activities and to conduct research into these. The five-day (Monday-Friday) Summer School willtake place from 22 to 26 July 2019, and will be hosted at Université Grenoble Alpes, France.

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  • Clermont-Ferrand

    Call for papers - Education

    Innovative teaching pedagogies, interculturality and transversal skills

    International Teaching Forum

    In line with the previous three conferences (two were held at Shanghai Normal University in China in 2016 and 2017 and one at Utah Valley University in the United States in 2018), the overall objective of the 4th International Teaching Forum will be to address innovative pedagogical practices in higher education in different countries. Over two days, teachers and researchers together will work on issues related to the contributions and limits of innovative teaching practices, based on experiments conducted more particularly (but not exclusively) in the field of communication and management. For this edition, the theme of pedagogical innovation will be addressed from the perspective of interculturality and skills. Papers will discuss how teaching pedagogies have fostered the creation of a context favorable to interculturality and facilitated the acquisition of transversal skills.

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  • Marseille

    Conference, symposium - Information

    International Conference on Electronic Publishing (ElPub 2019)

    Academic publishing and digital bibliodiversity

    The 23rd edition of the International Conference on Electronic Publishing (ElPub) will celebrate the cultural diversity in all aspects of the transmission and perception of the written, spoken and illustrated word! In 2019, ElPub will expand your horizons and perceptions. Taking as an inspirational starting point the concept of bibliodiversity, the forum will revisit its definition and explore what it means today. Being organised five years after the adoption of the International Declaration of Independent Publishers to Promote and Strengthen Bibliodiversity Together, supported in 2014 by 400 publishers from 45 countries, the conference aims to bring together the enquiring academic, professional and publishing industry minds keen to explore the ever evolving nature of the knowledge transmission within human societies.

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