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Movements: Protest, Politics and Activism in the 21st Century

Movements: Protest, Politics and Activism in the 21st Century

Movements is a one-day, interdisciplinary conference, which platforms academic and non-academic work on social and political movements in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and beyond. Due to take place at Nottingham Contemporary on July 6th 2018, this conference will consist of parallel sessions that will take the form of academic panels as well as workshops under the banner of ‘what counts as activism?’.

Keynote speakers, Vickie Cooper and David Whyte, authors of The Violence of Austerity, will close the conference, and the day will end with a short performance on injustice by Bread & Roses and a screening of Austerity Fight.

Other speakers will be announced shortly.

Deadlines for proposals is Friday 20 April 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by mid-May. All abstracts should be sent to movementsconference2018@gmail.com – see the call for papers page for more details.

There are a limited number of bursaries for unfunded and unwaged applicants are available. The bursary offers up to £50 to cover transport costs to and from the conference.

Funding for the bursary will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. Please indicate in your abstract submission whether you would like to be considered for a travel bursary.

Image by S Pakhrin under a CC BY-NC-ND license.