lundi 8 mars 2010

CALL FOR PAPERS: New Voices, New Media, New Agendas?


Workshop: "New Voices, New Media, New Agendas? Pluralism and Particularism in the Middle East and North Africa", Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, 9-11 February 20

Since the 1970s, an increasing number of non-Arab and non-Islamic voices in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have been questioning the alleged homogeneity of the Arab world. Agents of marginalized ethnic, religious and denominational groups are struggling for the recognition of their languages and cultural particularities, and they are challenging established representations of identity politics as pursued by the state. At the same time, the agents of new social movements such as feminist groups, youth groups and human rights organizations are standing up for political pluralism, equality and democracy. The scope of the claims and demands of all these voices is widely diverse, ranging from tuition in oppressed languages, to a women’s quota in the parliament, to participation in governmental decision-making or to the radical reorganization of political power...LIRE LA SUITE

Date limite pour les propositions: 1er avril 2010

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