Meetings/Workshops on Political science in Turkey

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Social sciences and Humanities: between constant/ static and changing/ change
26 Jul 2022 - 28 Jul 2022 • Konya, Turkey
Organizer:
International Centre for Social and Human Research and Studies-ICSHRS
Contact:
Phone: [+21355788130];     Email: conf-science@icshrs.com
Topics:
political science, international relations, economics, law, advertising and communication, Sociology, psychology, history, geography, archeology, anthropology, literature, linguistics, sports sciences
Event listing ID:
1440432
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REFUGEES AND FORCED IMMIGRATION '22 — VII. International Interdisciplinary Conference on Refugee and Forced Immigration Studies in Social Sciences, Humanities and Art
18 Nov 2022 • Online, Turkey
Organizer:
DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center)
Abstract:
We live in a rapidly changing world in which refugees and forced migration have a significant impact on the economic, political and social agendas of sovereign states, intergovernmental agencies and civil society groups.

Today, tens of millions of people are refugees, raising fundamental challenges for governments around the world. The definition of a refugee, as enshrined in the 1951 Refugee Convention, is someone who ‘is unable or unwilling to return to their country of origin owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion.’ But this definition has been regularly challenged over the past 60 years and is under constant review by academics, governments and humanitarian agencies. Many forcibly displaced people around the world do not easily fit within this formal category.

The conference takes a critical approach to questioning normative understandings and addressing empirical puzzles regarding how refugees and international refugee advocacy networks mobilize international and national law and policies to offer new understandings of refugee protection and vulnerabilities. All research seeking to deepen understandings regarding how national institutions define, mediate and respond to refugee legal concerns in crisis will be taken into consideration. In addition to the contemporary refugee crises, historical case studies will be an important part of the event.

Scholars from different fields such as political science, history, sociology, anthropology, gender studies, urban studies, architecture, literature, poetry, art history, life sciences and other fields are welcome to propose their interdisciplinary work at the conference.

Contact:
Email: info@dakam.org
Topics:
Understanding Global Refugee Policy Refugee Rights and Protection Politics of Forced Immigration and Displacement Refugee Settlements and Camps Integration of Refugees Living Conditions of Refugees and Immigrants Transformations of Place, Power and Social Ties Injustices of Displacement Racism and Relation to the Locals Representation of Forced Immigration in Media Methodologies of Forced Migration Research Documentation and Art: Photography, Film, Novels, Contemporary Art History of Forced Immigraration and Immigration: Case Studies
Event listing ID:
1491742
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MEMORY STUDIES '22 — VII. International Interdisciplinary Conference on Memory and the Past
18 Nov 2022 • Online, Turkey
Organizer:
DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center)
Abstract:
The term “memory” is a framework concept which is collecting multidisciplinary academic disciplines beneath. Also, the term “memory,” in the individual level or in social, or collective level has different connotations due to the interdisciplinary conceptualization of the memory itself. Memory can be seen in psychology, as relating to an individual, his / her ways to remember or forgetting and amnesia. Else, memory can be regarded in the collective form and as a collectively shared representation of the past, or it can come up with political terms like national memory, public memory, vernacular memory or counter-memory.

Additionally, collective memories can also be regarded as a “floating gap” between memory and history. Therefore, remembering and amnesia play a significant role in defining the positioning of the memory. The “cultural memory,” comprises that body of reusable texts, images, and rituals specific to each society in each different time era which they can be in the form of the texts, rites, images, monuments and buildings that are designed to recall fateful events in the history of the collective. They are sanctioned as a common heritage of a society that is accumulated in the longue duree. As coined with individual and cultural memory “the idea of individual memory,” as Maurice Halbwachs states, “absolutely separate from social memory, is an abstraction almost devoid of the meaning.” How a nation remembers also defines a branch in memory studies because “nations can repress with psychological impunity; their collective memories can be changed without a ‘return of the suppress’”. Other than individual amnesia, we can speak about a social forgetting which links social, political and cultural factors at work.

The interdisciplinary character of the memory links itself to various areas from psychology, sociology, history, identity studies, literary studies, urban history, space history, media studies to discourse analysis and other relevant fields linking the subject with the use of memory.

In 2019, The DAKAM Memory Studies Conference, in its fourth year, aims to provide a platform for discussions and research, which consider various aspects of literature as a memorial medium to contribute to the larger discussion of the ways in which societies and individuals recollect their past and as a field of observation of personal memory to explore and experience the complexities of the mind and emotions.

Scholars from different fields such as political science, history, sociology, anthropology, gender studies, urban studies, architecture, literature, poetry, art history, life sciences and other fields are welcomed to propose their interdisciplinary work at the conference.

Contact:
Email: info@dakam.org
Topics:
History and Memory Remembrance and Memory Popular History and Memory Individual Memory and Amnesia Urban Studies and Memory Longue Duree Analysis and Memory Communicative Memory Political Science and Memory Popular Culture and Memory Nostalgia Memory and Film Documentary and Memory Memory and Literature
Event listing ID:
1491752
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GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES '22 — VII. International Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender and Women's Studies
18 Nov 2022 • Online, Turkey
Organizer:
DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center)
Abstract:
The field of gender and women's studies emerged from the contemporary feminist movement with the initial goal of bringing women and their experiences more fully into knowledge.

How do gender, race, class, sexuality and age contribute to the formation of social identities? What role do ensuing power differences between these factors play in our globalized and mediatized world? What measures have been taken, in the past and the present, in order to prevent discrimination and exclusion? And how do academic, cultural, artistic, journalistic, and policy-making institutions respond to these societal challenges?

Emancipation, the recognition of differences, and awareness of intersections of gender with other factors of identity-making (class, race, age, sexuality, etc.) are crucial tools in analyzing social and cultural relations in today’s postcolonial and post-secular societies.

The conference explores the ways that femininity and masculinity affect an individual’s thought process. This is relevant in a variety of realms, such as social organizations and institutions, interpersonal relationships, and understandings of identity and sexuality.

Power will also be explored as it relates to gender and other forms of identity, including sexuality, race, class, religion, and nationality as encompasses interdisciplinary fields, which include exploration of the histories and experiences of diverse women and men as well as studies of sexualities, masculinities, femininities, and gender systems in society. The conference will also welcome studies that analyze how gender plays out in politics, intimate life, culture, the workplace, athletics, technology, health, science, and in the very production of knowledge itself.

The relationship between gender and society historically and cross-culturally, and the changes now occurring in the roles of women and men, the participation of women in the major institutions of society, and women themselves are among the topics to be included. Historical, contemporary, and transnational analyses of how gender and sexual formations arise in different contexts such as colonialism, nationalism, and globalization can be mentioned as important points of discussion.

Contact:
Email: info@dakam.org
Topics:
SOCIETY AND GENDER Gender equality Poverty Working Conditions Career and Job opportunities for Women Public and Pritave Life Reproduction of the Woman Image in Popular Culture Capitalism and Gender Politics, History and Gender Women in the history Queer studies LGBTI studies Gender and Education HUMANITIES, GENDER AND FEMINISM Gender Roles in Literature and Film Description of Woman in Literature and Arts Woman as an Artist Architecture, Cities and Gender Feminist Film Criticism Feminist Literature Feminist Philosophy Perspectives in Humanities Social Sciences and Women Sociological Case Studies and Gender Feminist Ethics Feminist Pedagogy and Gender in education Girls’ Toys and Fairtales WOMEN'S RIGHTS AND HISTORY Law and Social Reforms Justice and Crime Violence against Women Marriage and Status of Partnership Feminism and Democracy Women’s rights and activisim SEX CRIMES Acquaintance Rape Child Prostitution Incest Male Rape Pedophilia Prostitution Rape; Rape in art Rape Victims Sex Tourism Sexual Assault and the Law Statutory Rape BODY AND GENDER Sexuality Sex and erotism Pornography Prostitution and the Global Economy Fashion, make-up and plastic surgery Concept of Beauty HEALTH ISSUES Abortion AIDS/HIV and Women Anorexia Artificial Insemination Birth Control History Breast Cancer Breast Implants Childbirth Female Midlife Crisis Maternal Mortality Menopause Postpartum Depression Pregnancy Surrogate Motherhood Women and Depression Women and Madness Race, Gender and Ethnicity
Event listing ID:
1491816
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