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  • Rio de Janeiro

    Call for papers - Geography

    Intercultural communication and transnational migration: borders, policies and citizenship

    IX migration forum | Migratic 2017 – V symposium on migration research

    This international colloquium will be held from October 16th to 20th 2017, at Praia Vermelha campus from UFRJ, in joint partnership with the IX Migration Forum / Migratic 2017, it is the result of a collaborative and networking initiative organized by researchers from Brazil, France, Canada, Argentina, Spain, the United States, Uruguay, Chile, Ecuador and Martinique. The event’s goal is to put together researchers and experts from various countries to discuss the issue of migration in conjunction with the field of social communication, cultural theories, border studies and within the framework of notions such as politics, democracy and citizenship.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Ethnology, anthropology

    France-Brazil through the mirror - reflections on contemporary anthropology

    L’objectif de ce colloque est de mettre en lumière le dialogue entre les académies anthropologiques brésilienne et française, dans une approche à la fois rétrospective et contemporaine, afin de questionner le futur des sciences sociales d’un point de vue épistémologique, méthodologique et politique.

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  • Ziguinchor

    Conference, symposium - History

    The Portuguese presence in Ziguinchor

    History and material and immaterial heritage

    Le colloque a pour objectif, entre autres, de procéder à un inventaire du patrimoine de Ziguinchor laissé par les Portugais, aussi bien sous sa forme matérielle qu’immatérielle : architecture, routes, édifices, cimetières, gastronomie, imaginaire, contes, chants, musique, danse, langues, patronymes, etc. Plus qu’un simple inventaire de patrimoine, il s’agit d’aller à la découverte d’une partie de la mémoire de la ville de Ziguinchor dont le cheminement historique prend parfois sa source en territoire bissau-guinéen.

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  • Lisbon

    Call for papers - Sociology

    Work on screen: social memories and identities through cinema

    Since the early 20th century, work in contemporary societies has suffered several processes of change, which, in the context of the current economic and employment crisis, demand equating the structuring of social identities that are built and modified through work. During this period, cinema has been a privileged vehicle for the creation and dissemination of representations on work and, therefore, the shaping of social memories. This international and multidisciplinary seminar aims at gathering and discussing contributions that analyse the social processes involved in the formation of work identities and representations through cinema. It welcomes papers that highlight the main continuities and discontinuities of work memory narratives from the early 20th century to the present days, based on the analysis of specific films or bodies of films (both documentaries and fictions) and their reception.

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  • Coimbra

    Call for papers - Ethnology, anthropology

    International Symposium on Anthropology and Natural Disasters

    Organized within the framework of the three branches of the PhD course in Anthropology - Social and Cultural Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology, and Biological Anthropology - this symposium aims to discuss the impact of natural disasters in the human life in an interdisciplinary approach. The International Symposium on Anthropology and Natural Disasters will offer the possibility for a complementary dialogue between the various fields of anthropology, in the understanding and resolution of problems, and in the promotion of new research avenues.

     

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  • Porto

    Call for papers - Modern

    The problem of ethnographic and anthropological methodology

    Antropológicas Journal

    The journal Antropológicas is accepting proposals for publication in its next issue that will address the problem of ethnographic and anthropological methodology. Manuscripts should be submitted to the page http://revistas.rcaap.pt/antropologicas/login by the 28th of February of 2013. Antropológicas’ number 13th will address the problem of ethnographic and anthropological methodology, because since the academic statement of its field of knowledge, ethnographic practice and anthropological writing had many debates, both for the originality of the methodology and the scientific accuracy required by their professionals. Among social sciences, anthropology was the one where theoretical discussion about its rationale demanded a greater critical capacity, by placing into question its methodological grounds.

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