CFP: Displacement and Belonging in the Contemporary World, conference - 6-7 September 2007, University of Salford, UK

University of Salford, Call for Papers

Displacement and Belonging in the Contemporary World
An Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Conference, 6-7 September 2007
A forum for the arts, media, and social sciences

Presentations are welcome from fields such as politics, philosophy, anthropology, religions and theology, geography, sociology, psychology, literature, history, classics, translation studies, visual and screen studies, and the performing arts.

Possible themes include:

diaspora, refugees, asylees, migration, internally displaced persons otherness, tolerance, hospitality, hybridity boundaries and nationhood family, community, association, security language, culture, identity, citizenship

Abstracts of 250 words are invited for presentations of 20 minutes. The event will be a friendly occasion where postgraduates can gain experience, make contacts, and discuss ideas. Participants not wishing to present are also welcome.

Abstracts must be submitted on our abstract form by 15 June 2007.

Website for details, abstract form, and registration form:
http://www.esri.salford.ac.uk
Email for submissions and information:
Postgradconference-Esri@salford.ac.uk


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