[artinfo] Call For Papers

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Tue Jan 20 10:07:13 CET 2004


Call For Papers

Fifth Essex Graduate Conference in Political Theory
'Difference, Gender, Class'

7-8 May 2004

Guest Speakers:

Wendy Brown (University of California, Berkeley)
Judith Squires (University of Bristol)

Respondents:

Kate Nash (Goldsmiths College, University of London)
Vicky Randall (University of Essex)
Ernesto Laclau (University of Essex)
Aletta J. Norval (University of Essex)

The Department of Government (www.essex.ac.uk/government), in collaboration
with the Centre for Theoretical Studies (www.essex.ac.uk/centres/TheoStud/)
and the Doctoral Programme in Ideology and Discourse Analysis
(www.essex.ac.uk/ida), is pleased to invite you to the Fifth Essex Graduate
Conference in Political Theory to be held at the University of Essex between
the 7th and 8th of May 2004. The conference has achieved a renowned
reputation for the quality of the papers presented and the large number of
international participants. Previous guest speakers have included Quentin
Skinner, Joan Copjec, James Tully, Fred Dallmayr, David Campbell and Chantal
Mouffe, among others. The conference provides an important opportunity to
engage with the contemporary challenges and possibilities of social and
political theory and to exchange views on ongoing research. Papers are
encouraged from a wide variety of backgrounds in the field of social and
political theory. Broad themes include:

* Issues in Political Theory
* Inclusion, Exclusion and Representation
* Democracy, Citizenship and Rights
* Ethnicity and Race
* Identity Politics and Mobilisation
* Modes of Subjectivity and Psychoanalysis

Please send proposed paper abstracts of 300-400 words to polcon at essex.ac.uk
by 20th March 2004.

Registration form and general information available at:
<http://www.essex.ac.uk/government/research/conferences.shtm>
http://www.essex.ac.uk/government/research/conferences.shtm

Conference fees: £25 (Attendance Only); £20 (Paper Givers)

For further enquiries, please contact Mercedes Barros and Michael Strange
Department of Government.
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park. Colchester CO4 3SQ
United Kingdom
E-mail polcon at essex.ac.uk      Facsimile: 01206 873598




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