Call for Papers for Workshop on Political Action, Resilience and Solidarity
1 May 2014
This collaborative inter-institutional and interdisciplinary workshop is concerned to examine and problematize the distinct genealogies and interaction of the concepts of Resilience, Solidarity, and democratic citizenship with particular focus on the problem of political action or agency. It aims to explore the ways in which community resilience may be associated or contrasted with the mechanisms underpinning social and political solidarity and with new rights claims. A number of related concepts, such as identity, acts of citizenship and political agency, are clearly of relevance in this context. As such, we invite paper abstracts of no more than 300 words that speak to the workshop theme in the broadest sense. Possible areas for discussion include:
- Conflict and post-conflict reconstruction
- Group psychology
- Identity politics
- Public health
- Political theory/philosophy
- Radical Democracy
- Revolutionary politics
- Social Movements
- Socio-ecological systems
- Transformative communities
- Urban Infrastructure
Please send paper abstracts by 1 June to [email protected]
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