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Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10:13am
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net

Inaugural Global Symposium: Tranquility & Well-Being

Sunday 19th October – Tuesday 21st October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Tranquillity and Well-Being is an inaugural symposium marking the launch of Tranquillity Studies – a pioneering inter- and trans-disciplinary research and publishing network that explores tranquillity as a multi-layered experience and provides a forum to explore philosophies, conceptual frames, research and practices associated with Tranquillity and its influences and effects on human beings in isolation and within natural and urban environments.

"Life is lived one breath, one smile, one heartbeat at a time"

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State (October 2014: Montreal, Canada)

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 9:44am
Dr Rob Fisher, Inter-disciplinary.Net

3rd Global Conference: Sex and the State

Friday 17th October 2014 – Sunday 19th October 2014
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Call for Presentations:
What are the parameters of "good" sexual citizenship?
How do we legally define "good" and "bad" sexual behaviour?
What ethical grounds are adopted to distinguish between good sex and bad sex in the Law?
How have former "sexual outlaws" challenged their exclusion and gained the status of full citizens?
How do we define and regulate sex crime and how do we seek to deter it?

If Scotland: Posting 2014 (23-24 August 2014)

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 8:31am
University of Stirling

IF SCOTLAND is a two-day conference exploring how the referendum on Scottish independence will be remembered, discussed and explained a few decades from now, once the uncertainties of September 2014 have set and hardened into historical facts.

Viewed in retrospect, what happens in 2014 will quickly come to seem mundane, even inevitable. So while the question is still 'liquid', uncertain and up for grabs, we mean to imagine how the current debate might appear in 20-30 years' time – a few decades after either a Yes or No result on September 18. Both possibilities will be explored fully, by a distinguished group of speakers engaged with both sides of the debate.

Confirmed speakers include:

Freedom of Expression in Contemporary Photography, Cinema, Theatre and Performance Art - Deadline May 25

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 7:13am
Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics

In the upcoming issues 7 and 8, Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will be dedicated to the question of how photography, cinema, theatre and performance art can promote freedom of expression in various contexts worldwide.

Contributors from diverse disciplinary backgrounds are invited to submit articles, reviews or interviews that address this theme through a high variety of possible angles.

Topics may include (but are not restricted to):

- Strategies in photography, film, theatre and performance art to respond to censorship in countries and contexts worldwide.


Monday, May 5, 2014 - 6:47am
The European Society for History of Law

The association The European Society for History of Law is the publisher of the Journal on European History of Law which is published 2x per year. It is assigned for law-historians and Romanists that want to share with their colleagues the results of their research in this field.
At the same time, reviews of books with historical themes are being published. You can also find there information about the happenings in the field of law-history.

Articles in the journal are published in English or in German, according to the authors wish. The articles must fulfill the criteria written in the guidelines for authors. The executive editor decides on whether to publish the articles and in which order.

The International Conference on Education Technologies and Computers (ICETC2014)

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 1:08am
The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (SDIWC)

The International Conference on Education Technologies and Computers (ICETC2014)

September 22-24, 2014
Lodz University of Technology, Lodz, Poland


The conference aims to enable researchers build connections between different digital applications. The event will be held over three days, with presentations delivered by researchers from the international community, including presentations from keynote speakers and state-of-the-art lectures.

SAMLA Fiction Writers

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 5:42pm
Shawn Rubenfeld, South Atlantic Modern Language Association

Fiction of Place
This panel is seeking engaging fiction that is informed by place and space. The writer is encouraged to interpret this theme broadly. The final panel will consist of fiction writers reading unpublished stories, novel excerpts, hybrid, genre-breaking, or multi-media fiction. Please send fiction submissions of no more than 2,500 words, a professional CV, and A/V requirements to Shawn Rubenfeld, University of Idaho, at shawnrubenfeld@gmail.com. For more information about SAMLA, please visit this link: http://samla.memberclicks.net/

CFP for RSA 2015: Early Modern Art and Cartography. Deadline June 2, 2014

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 4:38pm
Erika Gaffney

How did the production and circulation of maps and cartographic texts in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries affect the visual arts, especially pictorial works (painted, printed, or woven)? These centuries saw the circulation of multiple mapping systems and cartographic texts in new and traditional formats through the printing trade as well as court and other elite patronage. European voyages generated new geographies (physical, cultural, economic, etc.) that were integrated into maps and works of visual art. How did cartographic culture and the visual arts overlap and inform each other?

Boston University's American and New England Studies Program Graduate Association Conference 2014: New England and the World

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 1:52pm
American and New England Studies Program Graduate Student Association

Deadline: May 18, 2014

The American and New England Studies Program at Boston University is pleased to announce its 2014 graduate student conference: "New England and the World." We invite submissions that consider New England's place in national and international contexts. Proposals should reflect New England's role as 'the Hub' and the ways that the region has been and remains a vital center for activity. We seek papers that follow an interdisciplinary framework through literature, film, architecture, history, visual culture, archeology, ethnic studies, and other disciplines.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

• New England as an influential center for thought in the 19th implications

Objects of the Heroic Body /Heroic Body as Object - RSA Berlin 2015

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 10:53am
Christine Sukic / Epistémè

This panel will look at objects associated with the heroic body (weapons, armour, shield, helmet…) but also at representations of the heroic body itself as an object (books, statues, paintings, engravings, coins…). We would like to explore the practical and symbolic uses of objects, as well as the role they played in the representations of early modern heroes in the context of a redefinition of heroism.

ASTR - Performance Philosophy Working Group

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 7:41am
Performance Philosophy at the American Society For Theatre Research

Performance Philosophy Working Session
Convened by Will Daddario, Illinois State University (w.daddario@gmail.com) and
Ioana Jucan, Brown University (ioana_jucan@brown.edu)

Building on last year's ASTR session, the international, interdisciplinary research network known as Performance Philosophy seeks to continue activating the philosophical research undertaken by ASTR's membership. This year, in step with the conference theme "What Performs?", the Performance Philosophy Working Session will explore the domains of non-, more-, and other-than-human thought.