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Inaugural conference on Critical Island Studies

The Ateneo de Manila University and the University of Santo Tomas will hold its inaugural international conference on Critical Island Studies. To be held November 27 to 29, “Critical Island Studies: The Islandic, Archipelagic, and Oceanic” conference explores established and emerging issues, theories, methodologies and practices in critical island studies. Focusing on concepts of the islandic, archipelagic and oceanic, the conference accounts for the interdisciplinary historical formation while examining its manifold scholarly and creative practices and possibilities within and across Asia. Topics include, but are not limited to, islandscapes, seascapes and littorals; borders and contact zones; international, national, imperial, regional, cultural and language formations; and bio-and cultural diversity.

Interested researchers and practitioners in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences can register at bit.ly/ICCIS2019.


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