CFP: [International] Betwixt and Between: the Politics of Recognition
Betwixt and Between: the Politics of Recognition - reassessing cultural encounter in
contemporary Europe and beyond.
April 30-May 1, 2008
Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Plenary speakers include:
Thomas Doherty (Warwick), tbc
Harish Trivedi (Delhi)
Others to be confirmed.
It has been argued that the contemporary moment witnesses a crisis in Enlightenment models
of multiculturalism and integration, as well as the dangerous polarization of ethnic and religious
identities in the context of the so-called â€œwar on terror.â€ In such a situation, new thinking about
the possibility of a politics of recognition is required. Proposals for twenty minute papers are
invited on the subject of recognition in any area of the human and social sciences, with a
particular focus on the dynamics of cultural encounter.
Proposals of 500 words should be sent to:
Deadline: January 11, 2008
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