CFP : Indian Studies (Spain) (12/3/06; 3/1/07-3/3/07)

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Call for conference papers for the Permanent Seminar on Indian Studies at
Universidad de Córdoba, Spain. March 1-3, 2007

 Deadline: 3 December 2006

   INDIA IN THE WORLD: I International Conference on Interdisciplinary Indian Studies

   Our seminar invites papers from a variety of fields, including politics, literary criticism, sociology, philosophy, history, ecology, anthropology, and others, which consider the relationship between India and the world in all its possible manifestations (states of the mind, commerce, colonization, travel exoticism, the internet ...).
  Papers may discuss the following topics:
  - Ethnic and ideological conflicts
  - Redefining globalization
  - The importance of orientalism for a critique of neo-imperialism (USA-India)
  - Transnational identity
  - Arundhati Roy and the culture of dissent
  - Media and communication
  - The role of the intellectual in society
  - Global job markets (call centres…)
  - Issues of environment and ecology
  - Feminism and its discontents
  - Human Rights issues, especially child abuse, gender and caste violence
  - The economics and politics of war
  - Controversies surrounding history

Acceptance of papers will be notified around mid-December 2006. Papers should not exceed 10 pages (2,500-3,000 words, 20 minutes' delivery) and they can be presented either in English or Spanish. A selection of the conference papers will be considered for publication.
  Please, email 300-words abstract and brief CV to the organizing committee ( by December 3, 2006.

--SEMINARIO PERMANENTE DE ESTUDIOS INDIOSUniversidad de CórdobaResponsable: Prof. Dr. Antonia Navarro Tejero Dpto. de Filologías Inglesa y AlemanaFacultad de Filosofía y LetrasPlaza del Cardenal Salazar, 341071 Córdoba, SpainTel. +(34) 957 212 112Fax. +(34) 957 218 470If you love somebody, let him go, for if he returns, he was always yours, and if he does not, he never was.Kahlil Gibran ========================================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List Full Information at or write Jennifer Higginbotham: ==========================================================Received on Wed Nov 08 2006 - 12:14:45 EST