CFP: Culture of Exclusion? 5th Edition: Women

Submission deadline: September 30, 2017

Conference date(s):
November 24, 2017 - November 26, 2017

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Conference Venue:

Institute of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University in Krakow
Kraków, Poland

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Culture of Exclusion? 5th Edition: Women

In the fifth edition of our „Culture of Exclusion” conference program we want to examine the situation of women.
On the one hand, women in Western societies have gained the rights to equality. However, a question about the actual implementation of these rights emerges. Is really the role of women equal to the role of men? Do they really earn the same? Or maybe they still have to choose between career and family? Are women still objects of sexist remarks or is their sexuality commonly respected?

On the other hand, in many regions of the world women are objectified and subordinated to men. Nevertheless, there are also feminists in those regions. So are the human rights really for all humans or not?

Half of the mankind is constituted by women, often marginalized, often mocked and ridiculed, „too old”, „too fat”, „too dumb”, „too emotional”. Our discussion of the exclusion will analyze these stereotypes resulting in the lack of actual equality and the approval of a gender-conditioned physical and psychological violence. It will also aim at showing the power of women and their ever important contribution in shaping cultures and societies.

We are waiting for conference proposals until the end of September. A typical proposal should consist of maximum 200 words. We kindly ask all the participants to use the submission form provided on our website (https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B5o2zYFOA3SKbzlHOWxsX2FuMmc). Proposals must be sent to kulturawykluczenia.konferencja@gmail.com.

The conference will take place on November 24.-26. in Collegium Novum of the Jagiellonian University in Cracow. We invite all students, scholars and non-academics interested in the subject to participate in the event.

Venue: Jagiellonian University, Collegium Novum, Gołębia 24, Kraków, Poland.

Date: November 24-26, 2017.

Conference fees:
- students - free of charge;
- PhD students - 25 euro;
- researchers - 50 euro.

Deadline for submissions:
September 30, 2017.
Notifications of acceptance will be sent within two weeks after the deadline.

For further information, feel free to contact us at kulturawykluczenia@gmail.com

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