Conference Announcement: Tenth International Conference on Biotherapy: Bio-Medicine – Biodiagnosis and Biotherapy, 4-9 October, 2017

The forthcoming International Conference on Biotherapy will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 4-9, 2017 under the name Tenth International Conference on Biotherapy: Bio-Medicine – Biodiagnosis and Biotherapy. The venue of the conference will be in the Green Park Bostanci Hotel, located in the Anatolian part of Istanbul.

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Call for Papers: Power and Ideology in Interpreter-Mediated Contexts

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2nd International LARIM Conference

Power and Ideology in Interpreter-Mediated Contexts

UNINT, 23-24 November 2017

LARIM (Laboratory of Interpreter-Mediated Interactions), a research group on interpreter-mediated interactions set up in October 2012 within the Faculty of Interpreting and Translation (FIT) of UNINT (University of International Studies of Rome), is organizing its 2nd International Conference on 23-24 November 2017.

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Conference Announcement: “Hidden Voices of our Ancestors”, 31st August-2nd September 2018

Four major genealogical organisations in the UK are coming together to host a major family history conference to be held from Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September 2018 at  the Jury’s Inn, Hinckley Island Hotel Watling Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 3JA.

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Call for Papers: Memories of Slavery and Colonization: Historiography, Arts, and Museums, 9-10 November, 2017

Memories of Slavery and Colonization: Historiography, Arts, and Museums

University of Maine (Le Mans, France)

9-10 November 2017

This conference aims to promote a comparative approach to memories of slavery and colonization: we intend to question memory processes through representations of the past in contemporary arts (literature, photography, plastic arts, films) and in-depth studies of their historiographical discourse. Participants will examine the use of images of racial violence, their insertion in artistic and photographic projects, and their narrativisation in literature (novel, life writing, autobiography, biography). They will address the ethical issues underlying the appropriation of these images in a variety of artistic endeavours and analyze their impact on subsequent generations through comparing documents from different periods.

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Call for Papers: “Transitive Justice. Creating Norms and System Change”, 7-8 July, 2017

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6th CGS Interdisciplinary Conference

“Transitive Justice. Creating Norms and System Change”

7-8 July 2017, Toruń (Poland)

Changes develop equally innovative and destructive potential. Transformation processes can be interpreted as progress, modernization and advancement, but as well as decline, degeneration and disaster. The deconstruction of acknowledged normality are always moments of great social intensity, which need collective commentary and classification in terms of remembrance culture. The elites perceive the function of mediator between social event and its interpretation in the sense of “positivity of discourse” (Foucalt).

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