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Turning Points: Interpreting the Past, Explaining the Present and Imagining the Future

 
 Conference CFP

When:

  22 May 2020 through 23 May 2020

CFP Deadline:

  01 Dec 2019

Where:

  Athens, Greece

Website URL:

  https://turningpoints.lcir.co.uk/

Sponsoring organization:

  London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Categories:

  Arts & Humanities - History

Keywords:


Event description:

Why "Turning Points"? Because amid history's relentless unfolding come singular years of change. Come fulcrums in time when a genuinely new tomorrow takes hold among people, nations, and states. "Do not call it fixity, where past and future are gathered" as the poet wrote, "there is only the dance". Why? What's at work? What's the momentum? Why the decisive moment? Who or what drives the forces that make history's twists and turns happen in the dance of the past to the future? The attractions, the repulsions, the needs? This issue is now of particular relevance in light of the recent advanced analysis in the social sciences, history, the humanities and other pertinent domains regarding the hinges of profound alteration that occurred in 1918, 1948, 1968, 1978 and 2018 -- our key case study years. Our Turning Points conference attempts to gather together and expand this work to a new level now that scholarship has achieved an advanced stage of understanding key socio-economic, c... Read more

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