Contemporary Icons of Nonviolence in the Cultural and Religious Context

Anna Hamling Announcement
New Brunswick, Canada
Subject Fields
Cultural History / Studies, Human Rights, Indigenous Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology

" We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed, but we must keep  nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it "- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi.

I invite faculty members, researchers and practitioners to submit a proposal to an edited volume on CONTEMPORARY ICONS OF NONVIOLENCE IN THE CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS CONTEXT to be published with the academic press in 2019/2020.

This volume is open to numerous disciplines such as: Sociology, Cultural Studies, History, Language and Literature, Religious Studies, Women' Studies and Indigenous Studies.

Please send an abstract of about 300 words on one of the following icons: Rigoberta Menchu, Mother Theresa, Ursula Franklin, Sophie Scholl, Vera Brittain, Mahavira, Desmond Tutu, Thomas Merton, Dorothy May,  Dostoyevsky, Cesar Chavez, Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela, M L King Jr or Lech Walesa to: Dr Anna Hamling ( by 20 October, 2018. Please submit your short CV (maximum 200 words).

Selected authors will be notified by 30 October, 2019.  They will be invited to submit chapters of 6000-8000 words by 1 February, 2019.

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Dr Anna Hamling


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Dr Anna Hamling

Associate Professor

Department of Culture and Media Studies

University of New Brunswick, Canada



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