The Second International Conference: “Re-Thinking Humanities and Social Sciences. The Zone and Zones - Radical Spatiality in our Times?” Date: 01–04.09.2011. Site: Zadar, Croatia. Deadline: 01.06.2011
Organiser: University of Zadar
Topics: Possible topics include: The zone as a specific locality (local/global, suburbs as zones, tourist zones...); The zone as a supplement to „the Whole‟ (world system, urban space...); The war zones, urban zones, the zones-within-zones, private zones (private matrixes, virtual worlds…); The zone as a non-place (shopping malls, airports, motorways...); The military zones (ghettos, occupied territories, frontiers, borders...); Concentration camps and asylum centers (the zone as spatialised state of exception); Gothic and fantastic spaces/zones; Contact-zones (museums, borderlands... ); Radical zone as Third space, created and populated by the marginalized; The zone as a symptom (the zone may be viewed as a particular spatial entity that subverts its broader foundation, its own genius...); The Zone as the site of political struggle; Zones and the construction of identity; The history of spaces/zones; Virtual zones (games...); etc.
Language: English Fee: 80 €/ 40 € (for graduate students); late fee 100 €/ 50 € (for graduate students)
Deadline: June 1, 2011