Rob Fisher

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Evil Children/Children and Evil: 2nd Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

April 17 2021 to April 18 2021
Call for Papers
The idea of the child as innocent, as pure, the ‘little angel’ in need of protection from the harsh realities of life and the corrupting influences of the world around us has come to dominate our thinking, language, values, social policies and educational philosophies. Children are seen as ‘little...
Vienna
Austria

True Crime: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

April 17 2021 to April 18 2021
Call for Papers
Humankind has long been fascinated with accounts of crimes and criminals. Our oldest texts are littered with narratives about wrongdoing, from the Bible to the Arabi Nisollasaya and beyond. Stories about real cases – with real victims and real perpetrators – are just as riveting, as evidenced by...
Vienna
Austria

The Environment: A Global Interdisciplinary Conference

April 17 2021 to April 18 2021
Call for Papers
The Environment A Global Interdisciplinary Conference Sunday 18th April 2021 - Monday 19th April 2021 Vienna, Austria ‘One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between Man and Nature shall not be broken.’ Leo Tolstoy The 21st century poses major critical issues related to the...
Vienna
Austria

Proliferations of Lovecraft: A Global Interdisciplinary Conference

April 17 2021 to April 18 2021
Call for Papers
Proliferations of Lovecraft A Global Interdisciplinary Conference Sunday 18th April 2021 - Monday 19th April 2021 Vienna, Austria From humble beginnings in the pages of early 20th century pulp fiction magazines, the stories of H.P. Lovecraft continue to exert a powerful influence over the human...
Vienna
Austria

Sustainability in the Time of Covid-19: A Global Interdisciplinary Conference

April 17 2021 to April 18 2021
Call for Papers
Sustainability has emerged as a watchword for our collective preoccupation with ensuring that human needs are able to be met now and into the future — a future in which we may or may not have access to the things that we have relied upon to support our way of life. This is made more difficult by...
Vienna
Austria

The Art of Being Inhuman in the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

April 15 2021 to April 16 2021
Call for Papers
The global novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has transformed the world as we know it, seemingly overnight. Every passing day bears witness to the best and the worst of humankind as we grapple with not only the health crisis, but also its reverberating impacts on every facet of society. We have...
Vienna
Austria

Evil - Traditions and Transformations: 3rd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

April 15 2021 to April 16 2021
Call for Papers
Both essentialist and contextual notions of Evil – the things we do as well as the things that happen to us – continue to be a stubborn and destructive presence in our lives. But what is “Evil”? What are the moral, political, philosophical, pragmatic, individual and global implications of calling...
Vienna
Austria

Evil Women/Women and Evil: 3rd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

April 15 2021 to April 16 2021
Call for Papers
Margaret Atwood is credited with observing that men fear that women will laugh at them, while women fear that men will kill them. Despite noteworthy advances for women across societies and cultures, the power dynamics Atwood so eloquently describes continue to inform the construction of barriers...
Vienna
Austria

Monsters and the Monstrous: 2nd Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

April 15 2021 to April 16 2021
Call for Papers
“I’m hated, execrated, those I meet are repelled by me. They want me crucified, and maybe their feelings are all too justified,” sang the American band The Bastard Fairies in their 2010 title track “Man-Made Monster.” The lyrics of the song oscillate between cackling threats of murder and...
Austria
Global Horror/Local Perspectives: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Global Horror/Local Perspectives: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

March 13 2021 to March 14 2021
Call for Papers
Global Horror: Local Perspectives An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference Sunday 14th March 2021 - Monday 15th March 2021 Lisbon, Portugal Horror pervades human experience. It affects us both as individuals and as members of social communities, it is recurrent in pop culture and arguably present...
Portugal
Political Evils: The Iron Curtain and its Legacies

Political Evils: The Iron Curtain and its Legacies

March 13 2021 to March 14 2021
Call for Papers
Political Evils: The Iron Curtain and its Legacies An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference Sunday 14th March 2021 - Monday 15th March 2021 Lisbon, Portugal “From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.” – Winston Churchill, 5 March...
Portugal
Nostalgia: 2nd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

Nostalgia: 2nd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

March 11 2021 to March 12 2021
Call for Papers
Nostalgia 2nd Global Interdisciplinary Conference Friday 12th March 2021 - Saturday 13th Martch 2021 Lisbon, Portugal We have all probably had conversations with aged relatives and friends resulting in the oft repeated words “I remember when…”, spoken either as an illumination of the progress of...
Portugal
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