Do phenomena of corruption evolve over time, or remain as primitive as in their first manifestations? What is the impact of these phenomena on forging the identity of certain individuals, communities or nations? Is the ideal that corruption disappear one day utopian?
CORHICS International Conference will take place in Paris from 14 to 16 September 2011 at Paris 1 Sorbonne University and it is organized by Ars Identitatis Cultural Research Association.
The proceedings will be published (after the peer reviewing process): some in paperback format, the others in electronic format.
We accept both Panel proposals and Individual abstracts. Individual abstracts should be of no more than 450 words in length.
The conference and publication languages are English and French.
Possible topics (only indicative list) include: corruption and the writing of history, corrupted laws, corrupted political or religious figures, corruption in political systems, totalitarianism and corruption, „false” cases of corruption, iconic corrupted figures, the „angels” and „demons” of corruptions, positions of secret societies in history on corruption, specific laws on corruption and their different effects in different historical times, race and corruption, corruption during wars, sexual scandals, the theatre and/or the literature of corruption, implementation of state policies and corruption, the psychology or philosophy of corruption, corruption during revolutions, corruption and economy, manipulation, brain washing techniques, „enhanced” interrogation techniques, medication and side effects, religious fundamentalism, censorship, millenarian politics, utopian politics and corruption, postcolonial society and corruption, representations of corruption in art, translations and corruption, film depictions of corruption cases, rhetorics of corruption, etc.
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