Appel à communication : International Workshop “Men of Disorder – Masculinity, violence and urban networks in the modern Middle East and Central Asia”, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, 25-26/04/2014 — LIMITE : 16/12/2013
The project “Men of Disorder” scrutinizes interrelations between collective violent actions in the modern Middle East and configurations of masculinity. The workshop aims at discussing case studies as well as theoretical and methodological implications. We invite contributions dealing with male networks, masculinities, or urban violence in modern and contemporary Middle Eastern and Central Asian societies.
Papers may focus on
case studies of collective violence in 20th/21st century;
structures of informal male networks;
concepts of masculinity
theoretical and methodological approaches to masculinity and/or urban disorder.
The workshop will discuss pre-circulated papers of 3,000 – 4,000 words.
Please send an abstract of no more than 250 words and a brief CV to email@example.com. The deadline for submissions of abstracts is December 16, 2013. Participants will be notified by January 7, 2014. Pre-conference papers should be submitted until March 15, 2014.
Accomodation will be provided during the workshop. Travel costs will be covered.