5th "RACISM, NATIONALISM AND XENOPHOBIA"
International Interdisciplinary Conference
11-12 July 2022
online
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Racism, Nationalism and Xenophobia
       International Interdisciplinary Conference
                        11-12 July 2022

Organizer: InMind Support


Scientific Committee:

Professor Wojciech Owczarski – University of Gdańsk, Poland

Professor Paulo Endo – University of São Paulo, Brazil

 

CALL FOR PAPERS:

 

          It is widely known that ideologies of racism, nationalism, and xenophobia are dangerous and spread all over the world. We want to examine these terms as much as possible, from many perspectives and variable aspects: in politics, society, psychology, culture, and many more. We also want to devote considerable attention to how the phenomena of racism, nationalism and xenophobia are represented in artistic practices: in literature, film, theatre or visual arts.

           

         Our first conference on racism, nationalism and xenophobia took place in Warsaw, in March 2016. The second edition was held in June 2018 and the next ones in 2020 and 2021.  We hosted over 140 scholars representing universities and research institutions from all over the world.

 

          We invite researchers representing various academic disciplines: history, politics, psychology, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, economics, law, literary studies, theatre studies, film studies, fine arts, design, memory studies, migration studies, consciousness studies, dream studies, gender studies, postcolonial studies, medical sciences, psychiatry, psychoanalysis, cognitive sciences et al.

Different forms of presentations are encouraged, including case studies, theoretical investigations, problem-oriented arguments, and comparative analyses.

We will be happy to hear from both experienced scholars and young academics at the start of their careers, as well as doctoral students. We also invite all persons interested in participating in the conference as listeners, without giving a presentation.

 

We hope that due to its interdisciplinary nature, the conference will bring many interesting observations on and discussions about the role of racism, nationalism and xenophobia in the past and in the present-day world. 

 

         Our repertoire of suggested topics includes but is not restricted to:

I. Politics and History

- colonialism/ postcolonialism

- anti-semitism: past and present

- islamophobia and terrorism

- orientalism

- imperialism

- crimes against humanity

- violations of human rights

- racism, nationalism and political correctness

- nationalism and patriotism

- xenophobia and cosmopolitism

- racism, nationalism and religion

 

II. Anthropology and Philosophy  

- ideologies of racism

- nationalism and “will of power”

- cultural determinants of racism, nationalism, and xenophobia

- nationalist nations

- xenophobic societies

- racist generations

 

III. Psychology

- stereotypes and prejudices

- racist myths and phantasms

- racism and scapegoat mechanism  

- xenophobia and sense of guilt

- nationalism and narcissism

- projection and repression

- individual and social proneness to hate ideology

- therapy for victims of discrimination

 

IV. Memory and Protection of Human Rights

- organization of human rights protection

- education against racism, nationalism and xenophobia

- memory in the service of education

- memorial places

- solidarity with victims of violence

- empathy with the Other

 

V. Literature and Arts

- racism, nationalism and xenophobia in literature

- racism, nationalism and xenophobia in film

- racism, nationalism and xenophobia in theatre

- literature and art against hate ideology

- racist artists

Please submit abstracts (no longer than 300 words) of your proposed 20-minute presentations, together with a short biographical note, by 25 June 2022 to: racismnationalism@gmail.com or by REGISTRATION FORM
Notification of acceptance will be sent by 28 June 2022.

The conference language is English.


Note:
As our online conference will be international, we will consider the different time zones of our Participants.
The conference will be held virtually via Zoom. Different forms of presentations (also posters) are available



REGISTRATION :
In order to participate in the conference (as a speaker or an audience member) you need to pay a REGISTRATION FEE via bank transfer or PayPal:

PRESENTERS: EUR 30 or USD 35 or GBP 30 or PLN 110 - by 5 July 2022
AUDIENCE MEMBERS: EUR 20 or USD 25 or GBP 20 or PLN 70 - by 10 July 2022

NOTE: We offer a discount for our regular Participants.

THE FEE COVERS:
- LIVE access via individual link to all conference sessions (without installing any additional applications)
- the conference programme in PDF
- certificate of attendance  for Presenters and Audience Members (sent by email or/and by post)
- online community gathering
- easy access on any device (phone, tablet and computer) with the possibility to join or leave the conference at any time


Banking details:
Beneficiary name: InMind Support Beneficiary Address: Jelitkowski Dwor 4
Beneficiary Bank name: SANTANDER   
The SANTANDER Swift code is:  WBKPPLPP
Beneficiary Bank account numbers (IBAN):
Payment in PLN:           
95 1090 2590 0000 0001 4259 8763   
Payment in EUR:           
PL58 1090 2590 0000 0001 4259 8847     
Payment in USD: via PayPal - please ask for a special link     

In the description field, please quote your first and last name and a note " racism conference".
All banking charges are to be covered by the Sender.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
NOTE: PAYPAL PAYMENTS (USD, GBP or EUR) ARE ALSO ACCEPTED (on request) - Please ask for a  link.
 
CANCELLATION FEES:
3 months before the conference and more - 50%
from 3 months to 1 month - 75%             
1 month before the conference and less - 100%                 
 
Our conference email: racismnationalism@gmail.com

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