Transmigrations and transfers:

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Transmigrations and transfers: natural events and human events in the history of plants
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Issue 10 of Altre Modernità ( means to investigate the following topics both in an applied and a theoretical perspective:

Migrating plants in literature, poetry, visual arts, music …

Great transmigrations of plants and their representations in contemporary culture

Transfers among the various botanical gardens for study purposes and collection completeness

Trade of plants

Spontaneous migration of specimen, analysis of transmigration of individual specimen, and denied transmigrations

The role of gardeners and horticulturists

Should potential contributors submit other proposals on the topic, they will be taken into consideration by the Scientific Committee, with a view to enriching the investigation of the current issue of the review with the most articulated and original suggestions.

Abstracts, alongside a list of bibliographical references (between 10 and 20 lines long) and a short CV, should be submitted to the email address no later than 15th February 2013.

Acceptance of contributions will be notified by 27th February 2013.

The deadline for submission of papers is 20th June 2013.

The issue will be published by late November 2013.

We also welcome book reviews and interviews to authors and scholars who investigate the aforementioned topics.

Contributors are free to contact the editors to discuss and clarify the objectives of their proposals, with a view to making the issue as homogeneous as possible also from a methodological point of view. The editors can be contacted via the Editorial Secretary (