[URBANTH-L]CFP: Sites of Cosmopolitanism

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Sat Nov 6 13:33:52 EST 2004

 From: David Ellison <D.Ellison_at_griffith.edu.au>

Sites of Cosmopolitanism: Citizenship, Aesthetics, Culture
6-8 July 2005
Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia

Cosmopolitanism understands the consequences of increased social
interactions across cultural, political, aesthetic and spatial boundaries.
Cosmopolitanism focuses questions related to globalization, nationalism,
citizenship, cultural values, aesthetics and identity. The conference
makes explicit links between diverse approaches to the cosmopolitan. Sites
of Cosmopolitanism engages theorists and practitioners in architecture and
urban planning, design, art, fashion, literary studies, aesthetics,
political philosophy, history and social theory.

Papers and proposals for sessions or panels are invited.
Abstracts of 200 words due 11 April, 2005.

Full papers for publication in Conference Proceedings due 3 June, 2005.

Confirmed conference speakers:
  Associate Professor Anne Friedberg
    (Cinema and Television, Critical Studies, University of Southern
  Professor Graeme Turner (Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies,
University of
  Professor John Urry (Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the
Centre for Mobilities Research, Lancaster University)
  Dr Randolph Delahunty (Museum Director/Curator and Historian, The
Presidio Trust, San Francisco) [Sponsored by the Museum of Brisbane]
  Professor Robert Holton (Chair of Sociology and Director of the Policy
Institute, Trinity College, Dublin)
   Professor Geoffrey Stokes (Politics, Deakin University)

Conference Conveners:
Dr David Ellison (Arts, Media and Culture, Griffith University, Nathan)
Dr Ian Woodward (Arts, Media and Culture, Griffith University, Nathan)

For more details see: www.griffith.edu/au/centre/cosmo
Or contact: Jill Jones, Events Manager, CPCI, j.jones_at_griffith.edu.au or
61 7 3875 7338

Dr David Ellison
School of Arts, Media and Culture
Macrossan Building N16, Nathan Campus
Griffith University
Brisbane, Queensland 4111

ph: 61 7 3875 7906
Fax: 61 7 3875 5187

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