vendredi 5 juin 2015, par Dominique Taurisson-Mouret
The large-scale movement of people, objects, capital and information has radically re-shaped the Francophone world in the 21st century. However, the same processes that promote movement and mobility also produce immobility, exclusion and disconnection. This conference will ask what potential does mobility beyond territorially fixed societies hold for the Francophone world. What are the implications of individualized and/or group mobility ? What role does mobility play in relation to the creation of new transcultural and transnational identities ? And, in turn, what challenges do new social and cultural practices pose for mobility rights and questions of ‘access’ ?
We welcome theoretical reflections on Francophone Mobilities as well as proposals for papers and panels on topics including :
Please send abstracts of 300 words plus 50-100 words of biography to Conference Secretary, Catherine Gilbert (sfpsconference2015 chez gmail.com). Papers can be in English or French.