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Somewhere in Between: Borders and Borderlands

 
 Conference CFP

When:

  24 Apr 2021 through 25 Apr 2021

CFP Deadline:

  31 Jan 2021

Where:

  Online Event | United Kingdom

Website URL:

  https://borders.lcir.co.uk/

Sponsoring organization:

  London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research

Categories:

  Arts & Humanities - Languages/Literature

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Event description:

In an ever changing world the problems of setting boundaries as well as the need to create meanings and establish understanding of diverse phenomena have always been of the utmost importance for humanity. Borders, boundaries, frontiers, and borderlands, naturally formed or man made, are grounded in various ethical traditions, and have always been associated with limits and restrictions. The ongoing process of globalisation is changing the role and stereotypes of borders, so that they are often seen as opportunities rather than constraints. However, in some cases they are still being militarized and conflicted. The conference will seek to identify and analyse the processes of border-making and border permeability in contemporary societies through aesthetic forms. We seek to explore the historical origins of borders, their role in today’s global environment and define the notion of borders, which includes not only territorial, geographical, and political borders, but also cultural ... Read more

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