Organization: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
Event: International Conference
“Violence and Society”
22 August 2020 – London, UK
organised by London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
Violence has become one of the features of the present-day world, although it has existed throughout times, playing undoubtedly an important role in the development of any society. The analysis of violence is a complicated and controversial issue nowadays, as it may cover different levels – interpersonal, institutional, collective violence; as well as different forms – racist crimes, gender basedviolence, genocide etc. The conference will be an attempt to shed light on the social construction and nature of violence, applying an interdisciplinary approach to various manifestations of violence.
Conference panels will be related, but not limited, to:
History of violence
Physiology and psychology of aggression and violence
Violence, crimes and criminology
Racism, gender based violence, homophobic violence
Religion and Violence
Social norms and culture of violence
Domestic violence, mass violence, genocide
Cruelty to animals
Spaces of violence
Violence in media
Violence in literature and art
Nonviolence and pacifist movements
The conference will bring together scholars from different fields including philosophy, psychology, sociology, anthropology, history, literature, linguistics, architecture, geography and others.
Proposals up to 250 words should be sent by 25 April 2020 to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Download Paper proposal form.
Registration fee – 100 GBP
Provisional conference venue:
Birkbeck, University of London, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7HX, UK