The Sociology Programme at St Mary’s University College and the Department of Social Sciences, University of Roehampton, are holding a one day conference at St Mary’s. It will be the first of two collaborative events between the institutions, the second being a conference at Roehampton in 2013. This will link with and develop themes by exploring human rights, social justice, political authority and social activism in the context of new patterns of migration and global change.
Call for Papers
We invite SUBMISSION OF CONFERENCE PAPER ABSTRACTS (no more than 300 words) from academics/activists interested in giving a paper on anything related to the above.
Confirmed keynote speakers and topics are:
- Ms Hayet Bahri, University of Westminster: "Women and the Arab Spring"
- Dr Ana Dinerstein, University of Bath: "Protest and political and Social Alternatives in Latin America"
- Professor Nur Masalha, St Mary’s University College: "The Arab Spring"
- Dr Geoffrey Pleyers, University of Louvain: "The Global Justice Movement in Europe since the Crisis"