Call for Papers

BISR Post Graduate Conference 2014

Birkbeck Institute for Social Research

Postgraduate Conference

Call for Papers

Inside/Outside/In-between:

Perspectives on Space, Power and Subjectivities

                             9 – 11th May 2014

    Location: Birkbeck College, Mallet Street, London, UK

   KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Gail Lewis, Birkbeck College

Veena Das, John Hopkins University

Where are you? What is it like there? These mundane questions invite reflection on how we provide an account of the spaces we inhabit, how we engage with the world and make it our own, or escape it to forge our lives elsewhere. The central theme of this conference is the idea of “space”. To exist inside a space conjures images of confinement, or conveys the notion of being at home. Being on the ‘outside’ invokes ideas of exile or freedom. “In-between” conjures ideas about the ability to traverse different spaces, or to live in perpetual no-where-ness. We are interested in not only how spaces may…

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