From Discrimination to Empowerment
|Event Date/Time: Apr 12, 2012||End Date/Time: Apr 14, 2012|
|Abstract Submission Date: Mar 15, 2012|
The conference will address issues relevant to the main themes of the conference, Discrimination and Empowerment, and allow quality exchange on themes such as:
- positive and negative (multiple) discrimination, social exclusion/inclusion, xenophobia,
- nationality, ethnicity, citizenship, cultural and state membership, gender, sexuality, religion, age and other categories of social divisions and belonging, identity â€˜intersectionalityâ€™,
- majority-minority relations, hostility among groups, migrants, national and ethnic minorities,
- structural and cultural violence, psychological trauma,
- effects of discrimination/empowerment on economic and psychological well being and health, school and career achievement,
- human/minority rights, recognition, equality,
- cultural diversity, integration processes, peace education, intercultural education, human rights education,
- democracy, civil society, mass media, new platforms and innovative strategies for social change,
- best practices of personal and community empowerment.
We invite papers for presentation in 15 minutes (symposia), 12 minutes (individual talks) and 5 minutes (brief papers - works in progress and posters), as well as workshop proposals of 90 minutes. Papers with a focus on Central Europe are particularly appreciated, but contributions discussing other geographical contexts are also welcome.
All paper/poster and workshop presenters should submit an application consisting of the following four items:
1) Name of Author(s), affiliation(s), contact e-mail and phone/mobilenumber;
2) Proposed format type (Symposium, Individual Paper, Poster, Workshop);
3) A short abstract (maximum 500 words);
4) A short bio of the author(s) (maximum 500 characters) with a photo in jpg format.
Please upload your proposal via the website - online form, or send it as a Word (2003) attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. The last deadline for submission: 15 March 2012.