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Political Evils: The Iron Curtain and its Legacies

Political Evils: The Iron Curtain and its Legacies

January 9 2020
Call for Papers
An Inclusive Interdisciplinary Conference Friday 3rd July to Saturday 4th July 2020 Bratislava, Slovakia “From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.” – Winston Churchill, 5 March 1946 The ‘ iron curtain ’ has come to be associated with...
Slovakia
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
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