2nd Global Conference
Interculturalism: Exploring Critical Issues
Thursday 2nd December - Saturday 4th December 2004
This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary research and publication project aims to explore the meaning and implications of interculturalism, from both a practical, political perspective and in a more strictly theoretical sense.
Papers, short papers, and workshops are invited on issues related to any of the following themes:
the various relationships between ‘interculturalism’ and ‘multiculturalism’
interculturalism in an educational context
religious issues and interculturalism
interculturalism in art, literature and film
the philosophy of interculturalism
interculturalism and the politics of the academy i.e. interculturalism and inter-disciplinarity
interculturalism and language
resistance to interculturalism through monoculturalism
race, ethnicity and interculturalism
racism, violence and interculturalism
interculturalism and sexuality
the ethics of interculturalism
interculturalism and subculture
interculturalism between ‘West’ and ‘East’
interculturalism and politics
Papers will be considered on any related theme. 300 word abstracts should be submitted by Friday 3rd September 2004. If accepted for presentation, 8 page draft conference papers should be submitted by Friday 19th November 2004.
300 word abstracts should be submitted to both the Organising Joint Chairs; abstracts may be in Word, WordPerfect, PDF or RTF formats.
Dr Jones Irwin
St Patrick's College
The conference is part of the Inter-Disciplinary.Net ‘Critical Issues’ programme of research projects. It aims to bring together people from different areas and interests to share ideas and explore various discussions which are innovative and exciting.
One ISBN eBook has been published and one themed hard copy volume is in preparation from the previous meeting of this conference project. All papers accepted for and presented at this conference will be published in an ISBN eBook. Selected papers will be developed for publication in a themed hard copy volume.
Dr. Rob Fisher
149B Wroslyn Road
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