CFP: Terrorism and the City conference (Ireland) (1/31/07; 2/26/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Liam Kennedy
contact email: 

The Clinton Institute for American Studies invites paper proposals for
a one day conference on

Terrorism, the City and the State

to be held at University College Dublin on 26 February 2007

Keynote speakers include Professor Mike Davis (University of California
Irvine), author of City of Quartz and Planet of Slums, who will speak
on 'The History of Car Bombing'

Proposals are invited covering a range of topics including, but not
limited to:
Cities as strategic sites of political violence and terrorism
The impact of terrorism on urban form, design and planning
The destruction of the urban environment as a form of political
Urban governance – the control and regulation of space
Contact zones between occupiers and occupied
The relationship between terrorism and cultural and social formations
Media coverage and visual representations of urban terrorism
The role of fear and insecurity in responses to terrorism

Proposals with a short abstract and brief CV should be submitted to
Prof. Liam Kennedy by 31st January 2007

Professor Liam Kennedy
Clinton Institute for American Studies
University College Dublin
Dublin 4
tel 00353 1 716 1561

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