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[Xmca-l] Re: Manchester Social Movements Conference - Call for Papers



Hi Colin --    Voila!

mike


On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 10:48 AM, C Barker <C.Barker@mmu.ac.uk> wrote:

> Where have I been? Lurking I guess. As to 'the All Stars', a search on
> Google made me wonder WHICH All Stars? Louis Armstrong's band? A nursery?
> "All Stars Project. Inc"? a baseball team?
> Perhaps Helena or someone else will come to my rescue and say our
> conference is a good thing, fun, etc.
>
> Colin B
> ________________________________________
> From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu <xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu>
> on behalf of mike cole <mcole@ucsd.edu>
> Sent: 11 October 2017 17:14
> To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
> Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Manchester Social Movements Conference - Call for
> Papers
>
> Colin!
>
> Where have you been when people were discussing social movements! Is the
> All Stars a social movement? Is it part of a social movement?
>
> Seeking enlightenment. :-)
>
> mike
>
> On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 8:57 AM, C Barker <C.Barker@mmu.ac.uk> wrote:
>
> > SOCIAL MOVEMENTS CONFERENCE  - CALL FOR PAPERS
> >
> >
> >
> > >From 1995 to 2017, Manchester Metropolitan University hosted a series of
> > very successful annual international conferences on 'ALTERNATIVE FUTURES
> > and POPULAR PROTEST'.
> >
> >
> >
> > We're very happy to announce that the Twenty Third AF&PP Conference will
> > be held between Monday 26th and Wednesday 28th March 2018.
> >
> >
> >
> > The Conference rubric will remain as in previous years. The aim is to
> > explore the dynamics of popular movements, along with the ideas which
> > animate their activists and supporters and which contribute to shaping
> > their fate.
> >
> >
> >
> > Reflecting the inherent cross-disciplinary nature of the issues, previous
> > participants (from over 60 countries) have come from such specialisms as
> > sociology, politics, cultural studies, social psychology, economics,
> > history and geography.  The Manchester conferences have been notable for
> > discovering a fruitful and friendly meeting ground between activism and
> > academia.
> >
> >
> >
> > PRELIMINARY CALL FOR PAPERS
> >
> >
> >
> > We invite offers of papers relevant to the conference themes.  Papers
> > should address such matters as:
> >
> >
> >
> > * contemporary and historical social movements and popular protests
> >
> >
> >
> > * social movement theory
> >
> >
> >
> > * utopias and experiments
> >
> >
> >
> > * ideologies of collective action
> >
> >
> >
> > * etc.
> >
> >
> >
> > To offer a paper, please contact either of the conference convenors with
> a
> > brief abstract:
> >
> >
> >
> > EITHER Colin Barker,
> >
> > email: c.barker@mmu.ac.uk
> >
> > OR Mike Tyldesley,
> >
> > email: m.tyldesley@mmu.ac.uk
> >
> > (Please use email, especially as both Colin Barker and Mike Tyldesley are
> > now retired gents.)
> >
> >
> >
> > CONFERENCE PAPERS
> >
> >
> >
> > One way we organise this particular conference is that we ask those
> giving
> > papers to supply them in advance, for inclusion in a Dropbox folder of
> the
> > complete papers which will be available to all delegates from the
> > conference opening.
> >
> >
> >
> > * Preferred method: send the paper to Colin Barker as an email attachment
> > in MS Word or .pdf format. Any separate illustrations etc. should be sent
> > separately, in .jpg format.
> >
> >
> >
> > * Final date for receipt of abstracts: Monday 26th February 2018
> >
> >
> >
> > * Final date for receipt of actual papers: Monday 12th March 2018
> >
> >
> >
> > These are final dates. The earlier we receive abstracts, and actual
> > papers, the better.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > CONFERENCE ARRANGEMENTS AND COSTS
> >
> >
> >
> > The conference will run from lunch-time Monday 26th March until after
> > lunch on Wednesday 28th March 2018.
> >
> >
> >
> > The conference cost will be inclusive of three lunches, teas/coffees. The
> > full cost is £150.00, with a cost of £90.00 for students and the unwaged.
> > Please register online at  https://www.kxregistration.mmu.ac.uk/AF18
> >
> >
> >
> > Hotels, hostels and dining out
> >
> >
> >
> > We can supply information about relatively cheap local hotels and
> hostels.
> > Let us know if you would like this information.
> >
> >
> >
> > We cannot do hotel or hostel bookings for you.
> >
> >
> >
> > Conference participants will be invited to dine together at two local
> (and
> > not too expensive) restaurants on the two conference evenings. Payment
> for
> > dinners should not be made in advance, but directly to the restaurants on
> > the night.
> >
> >
> >
> > Please feel free to circulate this to anyone who might be interested.
> >
> >
> >
> > Colin Barker
> >
> > Mike Tyldesley
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > "Before acting on this email or opening any attachments you should read
> > the Manchester Metropolitan University email disclaimer available on its
> > website http://www.mmu.ac.uk/emaildisclaimer "
> >
> "Before acting on this email or opening any attachments you should read
> the Manchester Metropolitan University email disclaimer available on its
> website http://www.mmu.ac.uk/emaildisclaimer "
>
>

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