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|[Nettime-nl] Transformations in Politics, Culture and Society (Brussels)|
> >Transformations in Politics, Culture and Society > >6 to 8 December 2002, Brussels, Belgium > > > >This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference > >seeks to explore transformations in politics, culture, and > >society and analyse the role of media in provoking, > >supporting and representing such changes - for example, > >art and art history, cinema and film, literature and poetry, > >music, newspapers, and television and radio. > > > >Papers, presentations, and short surveys are invited on > >issues related to any of the following themes; > >* dissolution, liberation, reconstruction; political, and > >economic rejuvenation > > * invasion, resistance, revolution > >* coalitions, governments, social reform, and the > >presentation of political agendas > >* state control of media; political mass communication, > >election campaigns, lobby groups; propaganda; fringe > >movements; pressure groups > >* the place of street drama, posters, graffiti > >* the importance of land; territory; boundaries; > >rural/urban; land redistribution > >* education, student rebellions, and the role of the > >intelligentsia > >* cultural revolutions: status of women, feminism, sexual > >freedom; representations of gender, ethnicity, sexuality; > >pornography > >* exposure of labour issues; exposure of class issues > >* cultural difference and otherness; immigration and > >immigrants > >* international confrontation; the role and influence of the > >military > >* the impact of globalisation > >* third world issues; global responsibility; public > >awareness; ecological issues > >* medical and social issues in film - for example, drugs, > >aids, euthanasia > >* role of religion and religious institutions > >* role and influence of the United States > >* influence of new technologies; multimedia industries, > >internet, www, cyberspace > >* accessibility to data, information, knowledge; the fate of > >intellectual property. Control of knowledge; anonymity; > >privacy > >* the role of the law and legal processes; regulation and > >legislation; appeal systems > >* market economies; monopolies and mergers; control of > >multinationals > > > >Papers will be considered on any related theme, writer, > >book or film. 300 word abstracts should be submitted by > >Friday 6th September 2002. Full draft papers should be > >submitted by Friday 15th November 2002. > > > >The conference is the first in a series of annual research > >projects, run under the general banner ŠProbing the > >BoundariesĂ. It aims to create working 'encounter' groups > >between people of differing perspectives, disciplines, > >professions, and contexts. The project is to be supported > >by an e-mail discussion group, threaded forum board, > >e-journal, and dedicated publication series. > > > >Selected papers accepted for and presented at the > >conference will be published in themed volumes. > > > >The conference is organised by Inter-Disciplinary.Net and > >sponsored by Learning Solutions. For further details and > >information, please contact: Dr Rob Fisher, > >email@example.com or see > >http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/tpcs1.htm ______________________________________________________ * Verspreid via nettime-nl. Commercieel gebruik niet * toegestaan zonder toestemming. <nettime-nl> is een * open en ongemodereerde mailinglist over net-kritiek. * Meer info, archief & anderstalige edities: * http://www.nettime.org/. * Contact: Menno Grootveld (firstname.lastname@example.org).