CfP LONDONICITY 2011: The First Annual London Studies Conference

THE EVENT

Papers are now being accepted for LONDONICITY 2011: The First Annual London Studies Conference, to take place 12-14 July 2011 at the Institute of Education, University of London.

RATIONALE

LONDONICITY 2011 will explore, celebrate, and critique the manifold dimensions of the great world city of London on the eve of Olympic Year. For full details, see www.thelondonconference.com.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

The agenda for the launch conference will be defined by the interests of the inaugural cohort of Speakers. Proposals for Papers are welcome on any relevant aspect of London life, including - but not restricted to - the array of themes below.

CONFERENCE THEMES

archaeology ● architecture ● the arts ● the boroughs ● business ● cinema
city of conflict ● communications ● conservation ● cultures and subcultures ● democracy ● demography ● urban design and planning ● devolution ● digital city ● diversity ● domestic life ● ecology ● economy ● education ● entertainment ● fashion ● food ● geography ● globalisation ● governance ● health and welfare ● heritage ● housing ● law and disorder ● leisure ● literature ● local history ● media ● metropolitan identities: age, class, gender, race, nation ● migration ● monarchy ● multiculturalism ● music ● Olympic city ● politics ● popular culture ● the press ● radio ● religion ● science ● sexuality ● sport ●
the street ● the suburbs ● technology ● television ● theatre ● tourism ● transport ● urban pleasures ● wealth and poverty ● work and unemployment

TO PROPOSE A PAPER OR PANEL

To propose a Paper or Panel, please complete the application form available on the LONDONICITY 2011 website at www.thelondonconference.com, or write to us at mail@thelondonconference.com. We require an Abstract (strictly 200-250 words) together with a short CV (not more than 100 words) plus full contact details. Please enter all relevant information in the body of the form or Email – to simplify our administration, kindly do not send attachments.

OUR RESPONSE

Proposals are considered on a rolling basis, and a formal response is provided within two weeks. The Final Deadline for Proposals is 1 March 2011, but early submission is strongly advised. Fee scale (to be confirmed): £100-£150. Registration opens Spring 2011.

TWIN CONFERENCE!

LONDONICITY 2011 runs in parallel (same dates, same venue, same ticket) with
FILM AND MEDIA 2011: The First Annual London Film and Media Conference.
See www.thelondonfilmandmediaconference.com for details.

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