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Global Horror: Local Perspectives

Global Horror: Local Perspectives

November 7 2019
Call for Papers
Global Horror : Local Perspectives An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference Saturday 4th April 2020 - Sunday 5th April 2020 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
The Art of Being Human: Forgiveness, Decency, Trust & Gratitude - An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

The Art of Being Human: Forgiveness, Decency, Trust & Gratitude - An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

October 3 2019
Call for Papers
Saturday 7th March 2020 - Sunday 8th March 2020 Prague, Czech Republic What is it to be human? How can we best live our lives in today’s complex world? What values show humanity at its finest, and how can these be cultivated? As part of our series of events ‘Interdisciplinary Perspectives On Social...
Czech Republic
Humour: 2nd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

Humour: 2nd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

October 3 2019
Call for Papers
Humour seems to be an essential feature of human life – ‘the ability to be amused by things, the way in which people see that some things are amusing, or the quality of being amusing’ (Merriam-Webster). It is not just about jokes but a way of looking at the world. Individually, it is beneficial to...
Czech Republic
Kink: 2nd Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Kink: 2nd Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

March 6 2020 to March 7 2020
Call for Papers
As an umbrella term for an expression of sexuality, kink refers to sexual practices at the edge of eroticism and outside what might typically be considered conventional or vanilla. Just as there exists more than one form of sexuality, similarly many forms of kink exist. These can include but are...
Czech Republic
Heritage, Terroir and Community: 3rd Global Food and Drink in the 21st Century Conference

Heritage, Terroir and Community: 3rd Global Food and Drink in the 21st Century Conference

March 6 2020 to March 7 2020
Call for Papers
Food and drink not only provide the nourishment that sustains life, they also serve as an anchor for identity by tethering human kind to a particular place in nature, culture, time and place. Food has long been the immigrant’s language for articulating a conflicted sense of identity, a diasporic...
Czech Republic

Music & Death: 2nd Global Conference

March 6 2020 to March 7 2020
Call for Papers
The death of a lover, child, spouse, partner, parent, friend is the loss of someone unique and irreplaceable – a presence in our lives never to be seen, held, heard or felt again. The tragic loss of familiar, iconic, well loved public figures and celebrities, the unexpected deaths of people through...
Prague
Czech Republic
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
Migrations: 3rd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

Migrations: 3rd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

November 30 2019 to December 1 2019
Call for Papers
International migrations are an intricate part of a more interconnected world in terms of trade, communications and cultural exchanges. There is no question that migrations help improve people’s lives in both sending and receiving states, offering new opportunities for millions of people worldwide...
Prague
Czech Republic
Sexuality and Agency: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Sexuality and Agency: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

October 11 2019 to October 12 2019
Event
Sexuality and Agency An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference Saturday 12th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019 Vienna, Austria From government incentives for women to have more children and the ‘slut-shaming’ phenomenon, to the erasure of rights and legal recognition of LGBTIQ++ people, and...
Mercure Wien Westbanhoff
Felberstrasse 14
1050 Vienna
Austria
Borders and Walls: A Cultures and Societies Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Borders and Walls: A Cultures and Societies Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

October 11 2019 to October 12 2019
Event
Borders and Walls A Cultures and Societies Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference Saturday 12th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019 Vienna, Austria Borders and Walls considers the development of borders, boundaries, fences and walls over time, the forces that influenced their creation in the...
Mercure Wien Westbanhoff
Felberstrasse 14
1050 Vienna
Austria
Friendship: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Friendship: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

October 11 2019 to October 12 2019
Event
Friendship: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference Saturday 12th October 2019 to Sunday 13th October 2019 Vienna, Austria This inclusive conference aims to explore all aspects of friendship through an interdisciplinary dialogue that transcends the boundaries of the intellectual, the emotional...
Mercure Wien Westbanhoff
Felberstrasse 14
1050 Vienna
Austria
Freedom of Speech: 2nd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

Freedom of Speech: 2nd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference

October 11 2019 to October 12 2019
Event
Freedom of Speech at the Start of the 21st Century 2nd Global Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference Saturday 12th to Sunday 13th October 2019 Vienna, Austria This inclusive interdisciplinary conference aims to explore all aspects of free speech at the beginning of the 21st century with a view to...
Mercure Wien Westbanhoff
Felberstrasse 14
1050 Vienna
Austria
The Allure of the Erotic: 2nd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

The Allure of the Erotic: 2nd Global Interdisciplinary Conference

October 11 2019 to October 12 2019
Call for Papers
2nd Global Conference The Allure of the Erotic: An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference Saturday 12th October 2019 - Sunday 13th October 2019 Vienna, Austria We have a curious and fascinating range of relationships with the erotic. Perhaps this is fitting given its widespread presence in all...
Hotel Mercure Westbanhoff
Felberstrasse 14
1150 Vienna
Austria
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