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Innovations in the Social Sciences and Humanities 2019

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Ton Duc Thang Univeristy, Vietnam

 

The conference "Innovations in the Social Sciences and Humanities" is organised by Ton Duc Thang University jointly with scholars at five other universities: 

The University of Trieste, Italy; 

Universität Leipzig, Germany; 

National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan;

University of Warwick, United Kingdom;

College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences at Purdue University Northwest, USA;

The co-ordination is by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

of Ton Duc Thang University, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam.

Date: 4th and 5th of October 2019.
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Socialist Republic of Viet Nam

Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Joyce C.H. Liu (National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan)
  • Professor Ursula Rao (Universität Leipzig, Germany)
  • Professor Stephen Muecke (The University of Adelaide)
  • Professor Elaine Carey (CHESS: Purdue University Northwest);

The conference themes are organised in three overlapping streams

(section chairs will report back to the other streams at the end of each day):

1. Innovations in Public Engagement

  • Memory and Public history
  • Problems of Representation for and by who?
  • Knowledge and Inquiries

2. Historical/contemporary practices and policies

  • New approaches in studies of social conflict issues
  • Perspectives on new methods, inquiries, engagements.
  • Rethinking the tools of scholarship in new times.
  • Tourism studies, international, national, local/global cultural markets.

3. Innovations of methodology, training and new skills for the future

  • New studies of production and consumption of place
  • Education and national futures, continuity, start-up, renewal, change.
  • Ecology and environment, people, animals, plants

Publishing opportunities

Accepted and presented abstracts/papers will be published in the conference proceeding. Presenters of full papers will have opportunities to publish their papers in either a special issue of the journal Inter-Asia Cultural Studies (ISI H-index 17), in Social Identities, or in a special book-length volume of essays from the University of Trieste Press. Register here.