::fibreculture:: Call for Abstracts | Knowledge, Culture, Economy International Conference, 3-5 November

Kristy Davidson K.Davidson at uws.edu.au
Thu Feb 20 01:13:14 CET 2014


Dear Colleagues,

This conference and call for abstracts may be of interest.

Kind regards,

Kristy

Dr Kristy Davidson | Senior Research Officer
Institute for Culture and Society
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS




Dear colleagues,

The Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney cordially invites you to attend its flagship Knowledge / Culture / Economy<http://uws.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=2c6b3db5d53c38069ca16f941&id=da311f8ea7&e=96fc29eac0> International Conference, held on 3-5 November 2014 at the UWS Parramatta campus, New South Wales, Australia.

The conference will assess the shifting roles of knowledge, culture and economy in contemporary and historical scenarios of globalisation, production, consumption, expenditure, crisis, governance, technological change and reckonings with nature.

It will bring together theorists and practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds and knowledge institutions to debate these issues in relation to the following themes:

  *   Asia Pacific Cultural Economies
  *   Cultures of Finance
  *   Economic Diversity
  *   Digital Life
  *   Fragile Environments







Keynote speakers

Aihwa Ong, Professor of Socio-Cultural Anthropology and Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley
Timothy Mitchell, Professor and Chair of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University
Chris Gibson, Professor of Human Geography, Director UOW Global Challenges Program, Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research, University of Wollongong
Katherine Gibson, Professor, Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney



Paper and Panel Proposals

Paper and panel proposals addressing the conference themes are invited. Proposals spanning one or more themes are especially welcome.

  *   Individual paper proposals (200-300 words)
  *   Panel proposals (200 words for the panel concept and 200-300 words on each panel paper)
Visit the Conference Online website<http://uws.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=2c6b3db5d53c38069ca16f941&id=01d877cd17&e=96fc29eac0> to submit your abstract. The deadline for abstract submissions is 15 June 2014.



Organising Committee Contacts

Ien Ang
Tony Bennett
Melinda Cooper
Katherine Gibson
Donald McNeill
Brett Neilson
Shanthi Robertson
Ned Rossiter
Emma Waterton

Administrative contact: Kristy Davidson K.Davidson at uws.edu.au<mailto:k.davidson at uws.edu.au>



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