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During the conference, we are going to turn our attention to processes that are integral to human experience: migration, adaptation, and memory. We are interested in all aspects of migration and adaptation, in their individual and collective dimensions, in the past and in the present-day world. We would like to examine the role of memory, the processes of migrating and adapting to various dynamic life circumstances, across time, space, culture, language, and discipline.

 

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Important Dates

Draft paper submission deadline:2019-04-30

Abstract submission deadline:2019-04-30

Call for paper description

Deadline for paper proposals: 30 April 2019

Notification of acceptance:  3 May 2019

Deadline for registration: 28 May 2019

The conference language is English.

 

Topics of submission

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

 

I. Arts

- Literature, poetry, film, theatre, etc. as adaptive    mediums

- Adaptation through artistic creation and       destruction

- Artistic imagination and adaptation

- Migration as represented in arts

- Art created during migration

- Creative expression through memories

 

II. History

- Adaptation across history

- Memory processes in writing history

- Documenting history and memories in migration

 

III. Humanitarian work,  Governments and   NGOs  

- Roles and responsibilities

- Management of temporary and transitory spaces

- Project management and evaluation

- Best practices

- Welcome contexts

 

IV. Medical sciences

Genetics/epigenetics in adaptation processes

- Neurobiology and biochemistry of adaptation and memory

- Evolutionary approaches to memory, adaptation and migration

- Chronic diseases, memory, and adaptation

 

V. Philosophy and Worldviews (Eastern, Western, Indigenous...)

Epistemology and metaphysics 

- Existential and postmodern adaptation

- Ethics in migratory context

- Philosophy of memory

 

VI. Political Sciences and Law

Policies related to migration and adaptation

- Human rights and migration

- Bureaucracy in relation to migration policies

- Judiciary systems

- Political agendas, memory and migration

- Objective vs. subjective memory in politics

- International politics and adaptation

 

VII. Psychology and Psychiatry

- Mental health and adaptation

- Abnormal behaviors and adaptation

- (Mal)adaptive memory processes

- Social and transcultural psychiatry

- Perception/cognition/attention

- Personality

- Psychoanalysis

 

VIII. Sociology and Anthropology

Cultural determinants and adaptation

- Race/ethnic identity and adaptation

- Religion, adaptation and migratory experiences

- Gender, adaptation and migratory experiences

- Social networks and adaptation

- Language of adaptation, memory and migration

- Family relations and adaptation

- Urban planning and adaptation

- Diaspora and community development

 

IX. Economics and Business

- Adaptation and job security

- Private sponsorship and adaptation

- Adaptation in economics (Marxist, Capitalist…)

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  • Lidia Owczarska
  • inmindsupport@tlen.pl
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