The School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy at Queen's University Belfast is seeking paper proposals for a two-day conference (28th-29th November 2008) on the subject of
Transformation and the Dynamics of (Radical) Change
Insights from Political Theory and Philosophy
Transformation is a seemingly ubiquitous concept within the field of political theory and philosophy. Whilst some idealize transformation as a source for progress and the improvement of the human condition, others frame it as a disruptive and unsettling process which can damage the social, political and natural elements of our world.
Paper proposals should include a tentative title, an abstract (200-300 words) and details of the author's institutional affiliation and contact information. Proposals should address any of the following issues/topics:
All papers should make an explicit contribution to the establishment of a broader discourse on transformation and the dynamics of (radical) change.
The organizing committee welcomes papers from scholars in all fields and also encourages submission from early-stage academics, as well as from postgraduate students.
The deadline for submissions is JUNE 15th 2008 .
Please send your submission to: firstname.lastname@example.org