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International Conference "Faces of War"

Organization: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
Categories: Postcolonial, Graduate Conference, American, Hispanic & Latino, Interdisciplinary, British, Genre & Form, Popular Culture, World Literatures, African-American, Colonial, Revolution & Early National, Transcendentalists, 1865-1914, 20th & 21st Century, Medieval, Early Modern & Renaissance, Long 18th Century, Romantics, Victorian, 20th & 21st Century, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, Aesthetics, Anthropology/Sociology, Classical Studies, Cultural Studies, Environmental Studies, Film, TV, & Media, Food Studies, History, Philosophy, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature
Event Date: 2022-03-19 to 2022-03-20 Abstract Due: 2021-12-15

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War has been a constant aspect of human eras since ancient times. In fact, the idea of conflict as a means of achieving useful results has always been present in the history of evolution. Even if after the end of the Second World War, when a new peaceful approach towards dispute resolution has been promoted by the most powerful nations in the world, tensions have risen again in the last few decades, particularly in some territories of the world.

As 2021 marked the thirtieth anniversary since the outbreak of the Yugoslaw Wars and the end of the First Gulf War to name but a few, it is necessary to examine the themes and approaches studied in the field of War Studies and to offer a contribution towards a careful analysis of future scenarios.

We invite academics from different backgrounds, including but not limited to history, philosophy, law, politics, sociology, literature, religion, economics, art, geography, anthropology, psychology, war industry, military science and cyberscience.

Proposals should be related, but not limited, to:

history of war;

philosophy of war;

legal regulation of war;

war policies;

sociology of war;

war literature;

war and cinema;

war and religion;

commercial wars;

representation of war in the Arts;

geography of war;

terror wars;

civil wars;

war and anthropology;

war and psychology;

war industry;

military science;



Paper proposals should be sent by 15 December 2021 to: warstudies@lcir.co.uk. Please download Paper proposal form.

Registration fee (online participation) – 90 GBP

Registration fee (physical participation) – TBC