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To mark 40 years of WSA/PAW conferences and 125 years of women's suffrage in Aotearoa/New Zealand, our 2018 conference aims to further promote feminist scholarship and activism. The conference will be an opportunity to advance current feminist engagements, while acknowledging and understanding the challenges of the past. We are committed to supporting many perspectives including those of Māori, Pasifika, Tauiwi, Pakeha and ethnic minority women. This conference will provide a forum for enduring feminist concerns including gendered violence, equal pay,…Find out more »
We are calling for contributors to explore Borders and Boundaries as symbolic and material concepts that underpin, shape, challenge or politicise the work of ethnographic scholars. The conference theme is, of course (as all conference themes are) suggestive: delegates to CEAD 2018 in Santiago, Chile are invited to explore, play with and tease out the subtleties, performance spaces, and evocative work that this theme implies. We invite contributors to experiment with traditional ethnography, as well as new methodologies and presentational…Find out more »
Call for Paper: 6th International Conference 2018, Department of Political Science/Centre of Excellence China Studies, GC University Lahore, Pakistan.
CfP for International Conference on Human Rights Challenges and Prospects The Department of Political Science/Centre of Excellence China Studies, GC University, Lahore, Pakistan, invites submission of research papers for its sixth International Conference on “Human Rights: Challenges and Prospects” to be held on November 07-09, 2018. The conference encompasses within its purview the themes of Human Rights and intends to discuss new trends and challenges to human rights in 21st century. The conference aims to present a platform for international…Find out more »
Call for chapters: Migration, Education, and Translation: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives on Human Mobility and Cultural Encounters
Collection of peer-reviewed essays edited by Vivienne Anderson & Henry Johnson (Centre for Global Migrations, University of Otago) In educational contexts, those who experience or encounter migration in its many manifestations will negotiate linguistic, cultural and/or epistemological translation (Cronin 2006; Inghilleri 2017). Translation allows people to move between languages, social and behavioural norms, ideas, interpretations, and individual and collective meanings. However, translation also involves the reduction of differences (Lugones 2006). Historically, translation and language loss have occurred alongside colonisation, and…Find out more »