CFP: Displacement and Belonging in the Contemporary World (grad) (UK) (6/15/07; 9/6-7/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Joseph Maslen

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

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

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