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CFP: [International] The State and âthe Othersâ: Reacting to Xenophobia

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Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 1:24pm
Rebecca Pates

“Nationally liberated zones”, “violence against foreigners”, “radicalisation of youth”: Right-wing
radicalism has been drawing a great deal of attention from the media, civil society protagonists,
and social scientists. A dramatic increase in incidences of violence against perceived minorities
and of youthful votes for right-wing parties in East Germany has included debate on the possible
causes, which range from the masculinisation of the East, to the inherent attraction of right-wing
parties, to the disenchantment of East Germans with the “system” â€" and not least, to the
normalcy of right-wing perspectives within larger spheres of the local population, notably,

CFP: [International] The Aesthetics of Trash: Objects and Obsolescence in Cultural Perspective

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Tuesday, September 25, 2007 - 11:24am
Gillian Pye

Call for Papers

The Aesthetics of Trash: Objects and Obsolescence in Cultural
Perspective
University College Dublin, Ireland, 4-6 September 2008.

For full details please visit
http://www.ucd.ie/sllf/Research/Conferences/conferences.html

A book publication based on the conference is planned.

Deadline for submissions: Friday 14th December 2007.
Abstracts of max 300 words should be submitted to the organisers:

Dr Gillian Pye Dr Simone Schroth
gillian.pye_at_ucd.ie simone.schroth_at_ucd.ie

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