CFP: Utopian Studies Society: "Looking Forward to the End..." (Spain) (1/13/06; 7/6/06-7/8/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Pere Gallardo
contact email: 
pere.gallardo@urv.net

Utopian Studies Society
7th International Conference
Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona (Spain)
July 6-8, 2006.

Organized by the Department of English & German Studies and the
T-CLAA/ICARUS Research Group, on behalf of the USS, the conference seeks to
be a transversal, interdisciplinary meeting for scholars of all fields who
have an interest in Utopian Studies (literature, cinema, philosophy,
history, political science, economics, architecture, art, etc.).

In the light of recent political and social developments, we particularly
welcome papers which address the following topics:
-Universal peace
-A global government
-Terrorism
-The future of ideologies
-Global warming
-Technoethics
-The future of consumer-based societies
-Gender and power
-A new role for religion?
-Theme section: Fritz Lang's Metropolis (80th anniversary)

Papers with a more specific slant or which focus on other topics will also
be considered.
Deadline for proposals: January 13th, 2006.
Please send your proposals as body text (sorry, no attachments) to the
conference convenors:
Pere Gallardo <pere.gallardo_at_urv.net>
Liz Russell <liz.russell_at_urv.net>

Proposals should include:
a) name and institutional affiliation
b) abstract of 500 words maximum
c) three key words which will help the organizers group your proposal with
others of similar content

For more information, please visit:
http://www.urv.net/anglogermanica/utopiaconference
http://www.utopianstudieseurope.org

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