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UPDATE: Global Cities: An Interdisciplinary Conference (UK) (3/31/06; 6/29/06-6/30/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 8:18pm
Lawrence Phillips

Global Cities - An Interdisciplinary Conference
Hosted by the Deanery of Humanities and organised by the Narrated Spaces Research Group
Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool, 29th-30th June 2006

CFP date extended to: 31.03.06
Conference website: http://hopelive.hope.ac.uk/mahumanities/GolbalCities/index.htm

Plenary speakers: Professor Alan Gilbert (University College London), Professor Gregory Lee (Jean Moulin University, Lyon III), Professor Bill Chambers (Liverpool Hope University)

CFP: Englishness: Embodiment, Identity and the Hero(in)eic (Spain) (3/31/06; 9/28/06-9/29/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
IISE

CONFERENCE

Englishness: Embodiment, Identity and the Hero(in)eic
28-29th September 2006
Universitat de les Illes Balears (Palma Majorca Spain)
International Institute for the Study of Englishness

http://web.mac.com/theorists/iWeb/IISE/

email: contact_at_iise.co.uk

The major theme for the conference is: The Englishness of Heroines
and Heroes Symbolism, Embodiment, Narratives & Identities

CFP: New Directions in Children's Geographies (UK) (3/31/06; 9/7/06-9/8/06)

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Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Kraftl Peter

Dear all, please find below a CFP for a Children's Geographies (and
Children's Studies) conference at The University of Northampton in
September of this year.

Call for Papers

NEW DIRECTIONS IN CHILDREN'S GEOGRAPHIES

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7th and 8th September 2006

Centre for Children and Youth

The University of Northampton

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Convenors:

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Faith Tucker, John Horton, Peter Kraftl, Sarah Armstrong

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Themes:

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UPDATE: Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease (UK) (3/20/06; 7/12/06-7/15/06)

updated: 
Thursday, February 2, 2006 - 7:30pm
Dr Rob Fisher

Deadline extended:

5th Global Conference
Making Sense Of: Health, Illness and Disease

Wednesday 12th July - Saturday 15th July 2006
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers
(please cross post where appropriate)

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary project aims to explore the processes by which we attempt to create meaning in health, illness and disease. The project will examine the models and metaphors we use to understand our experiences of health and illness (looking particularly at perceptions of the body), and to evaluate the diversity of ways in which we creatively struggle to make sense of such experiences and express ourselves across a range of media.

CFP: British Screens Now (UK) (3/31/06; 9/11/06-9/13/06)

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Monday, January 30, 2006 - 10:44pm
Andrew Moor

This is the first cfp for 'British Screens Now', an international conference to be held at
Manchester Metropolitan University and Cornerhouse Cinema Manchester, UK.

Deadline for abstracts: 31st March 2006.

'British Screens Now' will address, in the broadest sense, screen media produced and consumed in
Britain. Bringing together practitioners and scholars, it will look forward and backwards in an
attempt to promote an understanding of what appears on British screens, how it gets there and how it
is consumed. The conference will also encourage a sustained reassessment of what actually
constitutes 'British screens' in increasingly global contexts.

Major strands of the conference will be:

CFP: International Federation for Theatre Research Working Group (UK) (no deadline noted; 8/7/06-8/12/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2006 - 11:17pm
Dr Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe

The last two decades have seen three significant paradigm shifts. First,
there is a movement to deconstruct in order to reconstruct the super
physical world of consciousness in relation to the post human body - data
made flesh. Secondly, the academic disciplines commonly grouped under the
headings of humanities and arts have seen a shift from the textual to the
performative. The arts and humanities have in common that they study
expressions of the experience of being human. It is precisely that
experience that is at the centre of the third paradigm shift, in the
interdisciplinary scientific study of consciousness. The insights of
consciousness studies are important to performance and theatre on at least

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