CFP InVisible Culture - Issue 25: Security and Visibility - deadline Oct. 1!

InVisible Culture

“Security and Visibility” – Issue 25


For its twenty-fifth issue, InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture invites scholarly articles and creative works that explore the concept of security and visual culture.


Deliberative Democracy

Dear Colleague,

We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Theoria - A Journal of Social and Political Theory has been published by Berghahn Journals. This issue explores the following topics: how Dante's Monarchia has proven to be an enigmatic contribution to medieval political theory, Locke's notion of consensual taxation, a critique of deliberative democratic theory, and ethical supernaturalism. The issue concludes with a review essay.

8th Annual Conference: Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) will hold its Eighth Annual Conference titled, “For Better or Worse? Historical Trends in the Middle East and Africa,” October 29 - October 31, 2015 at the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Early Bird Tickets Offer Ends Soon, Gingko Library - British Institute of Persian Studies Conference on 1906 Iran Revolution and the Narratives of the Enlightenment, Sept 14-16, London

Gingko Library - British Institute of Persian Studies Conference:

Iran's Constitutional Revolution of 1906 and the Narratives of the Enlightenment


Date: 14 - 16 September
Place: British Academy, London
Co-Conveners: Prof. Ali Ansari (British Institute of Persian Studies)
& Dr Barbara Schwepcke (Gingko Library)

CFP When the nation is not enough. Democratic rights on the global stage, 1870-1970, Leiden, The Netherlands 14-16 January 2016

Democratic rights are often conceived of, and have developed, in national frameworks. However, not all groups within the nation state have always felt they could stake their claims sufficiently on the national stage. In order to make their claims heard and increase their legitimacy they appealed to the international stage, a phenomenon that Keck and Sikkink call the boomerang effect. This workshop aims to contribute to this literature by investigating the connections between scales of mobilisation.

The Weekly Five: Democracy in the News for the Week June 14, 2015

A selected round-up of democracy in the news. All opinions are those of their respective owners and do not reflect the opinions of H-Democracy.

The Point of Democracy Is to Keep Powerful Elites From Becoming Complete Jackasses

Danish election hastens demise of Scandinavia’s social democracy


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