We live in a world increasingly populated and altered by human beings. Along with the physical transformations have come fundamental changes in how we conceptualize our relationship with the world around us. Where once wild places represented darkness, danger, and temptation, they now conjure images of personal challenge (“conquering” the Appalachian trail or Mount Rainier), individual spiritual renewal, or hope against the degradation of rampant consumerism, inequality, or political rot.
CALL FOR PAPERS:
2ND INTERNATIONAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON BAUDRILLARD STUDIES
Date: 5th – 7th September 2018
Venue: Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom.
Confirmed Keynote Speakers to date: Professor Mike Gane (Loughborough University)
The editors of the ongoing Routledge series on Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs are interested in considering manuscripts and book proposals for publication. This series examines the crucial ethical, legal and public policy questions arising from or exacerbated by the design, development and eventual adoption of new technologies across all related fields, from education and engineering to medicine and military affairs.
We invite contributions for a curated panel at the 26th International James Joyce Symposium to be held in Antwerp, Belgium
As often concluded, human lives and actions are not simply contained within space, but rather they are the active producers of a dialogue between time and geography – where »subjectivity and facticity engage in a constant nervous process of dialog.«  How do biographies regulate, determine, and silently infuse the conversation of time and geography with content and substance?
We are pleased to announce that the research team “Litanic Verse in the Culture of European Regions” (University of Warsaw, www.wiersz.uw.edu.pl/gb) is preparing a panel proposal for the following conference:
European Academy of Religion
First Annual Conference
Bologna March 5-8, 2018
The Graduate History Review is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published by graduate students at the University of Victoria. We welcome original and innovative research notes and essays from emerging scholars in history and related disciplines. Volume 7 asks how history “defines human-ness?” We are seeking submissions that:
The 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Values in Higher Education will explore how personal identities shape and are shaped by the realities of pluralism together with different sorts of, and imbalances of, power. In particular, we ask: Can the formation of a rich plurality of personal identities be consistent with the existence of a collective or national identity? We invite proposals for individual and panel presentations around the following questions (though not limited to these):
You are cordially invited to the following:
One-day, interdisciplinary workshop
‘Modes of Attentiveness’
December 1st 2017, 10-4, Wolfson Research Exchange, Seminar Room 3
10.00 – 10.30: Morning Coffee and Welcome
10.30-11.30: Panel One: Attentiveness – Therapeutic and Pedagogical Perspectives
Kitty Wheater (Oxford): ‘The Therapeutic Uses of Attention in Mindfulness-based Interventions for Health and Wellbeing’