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"Freedom and Authenticity" 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference

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 Conference CFP

When:

  25 Aug 2022 through 26 Aug 2022

CFP Deadline:

  10 Aug 2022

Where:

  Online Event | Poland

Website URL:

  https://www.inmindsupport.com/freedom-conference

Sponsoring organization:

  InMind Support

Categories:

  Social Sciences - Sociology

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Event description:

ABOUT CONFERENCE: ​Since the postmodern movements such as Pop and hyperrealist art or literary genres ̶ New Journalism and creative non-fiction questioned the status of the real and the imitated, the concept of authenticity has called for a constant reevaluation. Walter Benjamin’s 1935 assumption that “the presence of the original is the prerequisite to the concept of authenticity” has been called into question with the corporate and advertising practice continually rebranding the concept of authenticity to suit mass consumers’ needs. Why is it then that within the contemporary culture, with modes of expressions such as irony, cynicism and sarcasm strongly present, the notions of authenticity and freedom are still heavily linked with spiritual awakening and happiness? To what extent do authenticity, individuality and freedom function as mere commercial products and advertising slogans? Have they over time become shallow romantic ideals or do they still hold the substance to be di... Read more

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