HUMAN RIGHTS, VIOLENCE AND DICTATORSHIP - 2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference

Organization: InMind Support

Venue: Hotel Premium Focus

Location: Poland, Poland

Event Date/Time: Jun 07, 2018 / 10:00 am - (GMT +1:00 hours) End Date/Time: Jun 09, 2018 / 6:00 pm - (GMT +1:00 hours)
Registration Date: May 27, 2018 Time: 12:00:00(GMT +1:00 hours)
Early Registration Date: May 27, 2018 Time: 12:00:00(GMT +1:00 hours)
Abstract Submission Date: May 10, 2018 Time: 12:00:00(GMT +1:00 hours)
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We invite researchers representing various academic disciplines: history, politics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, literary studies, theatre studies, film studies, fine arts, design, memory studies, migration studies, consciousness studies, dream studies, gender studies, postcolonial studies, medical sciences, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, cognitive sciences, economics, law and other.

  Different forms of presentations are encouraged, including case studies, theoretical investigations, problem-oriented arguments, and comparative analyses.

  We will be happy to hear from both experienced scholars and young academics at the start of their careers: doctoral students, graduate and undergraduate students. We also invite all persons interested in participating in the conference as listeners, without giving a presentation.

  We hope that due to its interdisciplinary nature, the conference will bring many interesting observations on and discussions about the role of human rights and dictatorship in the past and in the present-day world. 


  Our repertoire of suggested topics includes but is not restricted to:


I. Societies

-  Genocides

-  Slavery

-  Nationalism

-  Chauvinism

-  Xenophobia

-  Ethnic cleansings

-  Religious dictatorships

-  The Holocaust

-  Apartheid

-  (Neo)Nazism


II. Individuals

-  Domestic violence

-  Mobbing

-  Bullying in school

-  Bullying in the army

-  Sexual abuse

-  Sado-masochism

-  Symbolic violence

-  Economic discrimination

-  Ageism

III. Defense of Human Rights

-  Human rights organizations

-  Humanitarian missions

-  Resistance movement

-  The ethos of a freedom fighter

-  Conspiracies, protests, revolts

-  Racial equality

-  Performative race

-  Women's rights

-  Sexual minority rights

-  Disability rights

-  Human rights and animal rights


IV. Fallen Dictatorships

-  Democracy in transition

-  Post-communist countries

-  Amnesties

-  The revenge of the oppressed

-  Criminal courts/ courts of justice

-  Escape from freedom

-  Nostalgia for the regime

-  Dictator's psychological portrait


V. Violence and Subjectivity

- Politics of trauma   - Fear, despair and utopia   - Violence and language   - Dictatorship as a social symptom   - Dictatorship, remembrance and forgetfulness    

VI. Violence in the (Post)Modern World

-  Cultural conditioning of violence

-  Dictatorship of the young

-  Dictatorship of the old

-  Dictatorship and conformism

-  The regime of political correctness

-  Democracy and the dictatorship of the majority

-  Democracy and liberalism

-  Human rights and the free market

-  Violence in the media


VII. Literature and the Arts

-  Literature and art about human rights violation

-  Literature and art about violence

-  Literature and art engaged in human rights defense

-  Literature and art violating human rights




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