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January 29, 2013

CFP Conference: Listening to the Wind of Change: Popular Culture and Post-Socialist Societies in East-Central Europe

Deadline: April 15/May 15, 2013

Listening to the Wind of Change: Popular Culture and Post-Socialist Societies in East-Central Europe
October 18-19, 2013
Prague, Czech Republic

We invite researchers to share their papers and panel proposals related to the conference theme, including but not limited to such topics as:
- Culture Transfer: Westernization and Commodification of the "East"
- Culture of the Post-Socialist New Rich: Continuities with Late State Socialism and Neoliberalism;
- Re-traditionalization, Nationalism, Exclusion and Mobilization in Popular Culture;
- Fostering Free-market Ideology through Popular Culture;
- Conflicting Memories of Anti-/Post-communism in Popular Culture;
- Reflections of Sexuality and Gender in Popular Culture;
- Exploitation Culture as Reply to Fast Changes in Post-Socialist Societies;
- Visual Culture of Post-Socialist Societies of East-Central Europe;
- Popular Culture in East-Central Europe as Commodity;
- Travelling Cultural Theory (East West)

Deadline for abstracts is 15 May 2013. Deadline for panel proposals is 15 April 2013.

You may find further information at the conference website: http://pop-postsoc.webnode.cz/

Posted by jychai at January 29, 2013 03:04 PM

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