CULTURAL STUDIES '17 / International Conference on Cultural Studies will be held at Nippon Meeting Halls in Istanbul. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and will be organized by BILSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions). 

The event will be held together along with ​SOCIOCRI '17 / 4th International Sociology Conference and SOCIAL MOVEMENTS STUDIES '17 / International Conference on Social Movements.  Participants will be able to attend any of the sessions of these conferences.

All abstracts are going to be selected according to double blind reviews and accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings E-Book with an ISBN number that will be given to you in a DVD box during conference registration. 

We invite you to join us at the event in Istanbul and would like to emphasize that proposals from different parts of the world are welcomed.

For the publication opportunities, registration conditions and presentation instructions, please visit the REGISTRATION INFO page. For accommodation opportunities and city tours, please read the ACCOMMODATION & TOURS page.

Call for paper

Important Dates

Draft paper submission deadline:2017-02-10

Abstract submission deadline:2016-12-09

Topics of submission

  • Critical and cultural theory

  • Cultural Geography

  • Cultural History

  • Cultural Studies Pedagogy

  • Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies

  • Justice Studies

  • Critical Legal Studies

  • Linguistics, Language and Cultural Studies

  • Religions 

  • Security Issues​

  • Political Philosophy

  • Political Theory

  • Social CriticismGlobalisation and culture

  • Orientalism​

  • Diversity, culture, governance

  • Borders and mobilities

  • Data cultures

  • Cultures and industries

  • Queer Theory

  • Feminism

  • Gender, sexuality, and class

  • Race and racism

  • Migrant cultural studies

  • Media regulation: from censorship to piracy

  • Consumption and everyday life

  • Public culture and cultural policy

  • Popular cultures and genres


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