The University of Naples, L'Orientale welcomes paper proposals for its first STREETPOL Symposium on "Contentious politics in the Middle East and North Africa: bridging theory, displiciplines and methodological approaches" (4th- 6th October 2018, Island of Procida). Combining an academic conference with a workshop the Symposium is open to graduate students, independent researchers, junior and senior scholars. Read the full call for proposals here.
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Call for Papers
Sociocultural Dimensions of Childhood
October 26-28, 2018, Sofia, Bulgaria
What role do scripts play in the shaping of literary cultures? How have script reforms across Asia affected the development of modern literature and national languages? From the creation of Korean Hangul in the fifteenth century to the adoption of a modified Roman alphabet in Vietnam in the nineteenth century to the promulgation of simplified characters in China in the early twentieth century, nearly all Asian countries have undergone significant script reform within the past 500 years.