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Sexual and Gendered Violence: 2nd Global Conference

Sexual and Gendered Violence: 2nd Global Conference

November 30 2019 to December 1 2019
Call for Papers
Sexual and gendered violence affects individuals, communities and societies alike. Present in all cultures and walks of life, it can ruin lives, destroy families, break trust and encumber economies. And yet, while the effects can be devastating, stories of resilience and empowerment exist. Sexual...
Czech Republic
Evil Women: Women and Evil, 2nd Global Conference

Evil Women: Women and Evil, 2nd Global Conference

November 30 2019 to December 1 2019
Call for Papers
The second meeting of the global inclusive interdisciplinary Evil Women: Women and Evil project will explore and examine all aspects of the conjunctions between women, the feminine and evil with a view to forming a selective publication to engender further collaboration, research and discussion. On...
Czech Republic
Diasporas: 3rd Global Conference

Diasporas: 3rd Global Conference

November 30 2019 to December 1 2019
Call for Papers
The dispersion of communities of people physically displaced from their perceived ‘homeland’ to other parts of the globe has been a defining feature of the human experience. Commonly referred to as diasporas, these groups have travelled to other lands for reasons including to escape persecution, to...
Czech Republic
Activism, Protest and Dissent: 2nd Global Conference

Activism, Protest and Dissent: 2nd Global Conference

November 30 2019 to December 1 2019
Call for Papers
Protest has been part of human societies for millennia. Movements such as Black Lives Matter and Me Too offer a powerful reminder of the continued relevance of activism in the 21st century. While these examples of protest share a common DNA with historical civil rights and gender equality movements...
Czech Republic
Sport: Power to Change the World?

Sport: Power to Change the World?

November 30 2019 to December 1 2019
Call for Papers
‘Sport’, as Mandela famously observed, ‘has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers.’...
Prague
Czech Republic

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