International Studies Conference Streams

 
Date
Streams organized as part of the
16th Annual International Conference on International Studies, 18-21 June 2018, Athens, Greece
Abstract Submission Information
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18-21 June 2018
A Stream on “Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration”
organized by the Politics & International Affairs Unit of ATINER
Stream Leader: Dr. Maria Eugenia Cruset, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, National University of La Plata and Catholic University of La Plata, Argentina.
The aim of the stream is to bring together academics, researchers and professionals from all areas of political, sociological, legal and other studies, focusing on ethnicity, nationalism and migration.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
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18-21 June 2018
A Stream on “Cultural Products and Byproducts of Tradition and Change”
organized by the Politics & International Affairs Unit of ATINER
Stream Leader: Dr. Maura A. E. Pilotti, College of Sciences & Human Studies, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia.
In many countries around the world, young people are pulled between the demands of tradition and the need for change. In no other people, this dilemma is more internalized and expressed as unresolved conflict than in bilingual, bi-culturally socialized individuals. In this stream, we examine the impact of traditional practices on human cognition and behaviour in such individuals. We also investigate how bilingual individuals negotiate between opposing forces, one demanding conformity with tradition, which anchors one’s identity, and the other introducing change, which envisions enticing possibilities for that identity.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
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18-21 June 2018
A Stream on “Using Fiction in Teaching Middle East and North African Politics: Possibilities, Perspectives and Limits”
organized by the Politics & International Affairs Unit of ATINER
Stream Leaders:
Dr. Lucía Ferreiro Prado, Associate Professor, IE Business School, and Director & Founder, Cum Laude School, Spain.
Dr. Beatriz Tomé Alonso, Professor of International Relations, Loyola University Andalusia, Spain.

This stream welcomes submissions reporting research on the use of audiovisual content in the classroom conceived in very broad terms. The stream scope includes the following topics:
-Use of films and/ or TV shows in the classroom: advantages, disadvantages, and limits;
-Effects of audiovisual material on students’ learning process, perceptions and classroom discussion;
-Empirical case studies
-De-construction of the cultural products (movies/Tv shows).
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form
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18-21 June 2018
A Stream on “Language Ideologies in the Global Age”
organized by the Politics & International Affairs Unit of ATINER
Stream Leader: Dr. Makiko Fukuda, Associate Lecturer, Department of Translation and Interpreting & East Asian Studies, Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Spain.
This stream proposes a re-assessment of language ideologies in a globalizing world. Today, the frequent mobility of people – and consequently that of language – has greatly increased contact between human groups with different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. In such a context, as is well known, English has come to be perceived as an international lingua franca by default, and in fact, it is typically highlighted as the most prominent phenomenon brought about by globalization. A number of studies have been conducted on this issue, offering many insights into our understanding of this phenomenon. However, our interests lie in the concomitant development of globalization and localization of language and how this is reflected in representations and ideologies.
To broaden our understanding of language ideologies in a globalizing world, this stream invites participants from various contexts to compare and contrast different examples of how language ideologies are embedded in linguistic reality today. This stream welcomes presentations on issues on language ideologies from various perspectives and contexts, particularly those in which languages of lesser power are in contact with language(s) other than English within a society.
Deadline: closed
Abstract Submitting Form