Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Call for Papers including Undergraduate Papers: Deadline February 29

International and Interdisciplinary Conference
Human Rights, Individualism and Globalization
April 10-12, 2008
Sponsored by the Center for Spirituality, Ethics and Global Awareness
And the Bethany College School of Arts and Sciences
Bethany College, Bethany, WV

Call for Papers
Some Suggested Topics: Cultural Narcissism; The Lonely Planet—Literature; Film and Art; Alienable Vs Inalienable Human Rights; Documenting Human Rights Abuse; Film; Art; Literature; Imagining a Human(e) Community; Common sense and Common Selves; Self Reflection and the Reflected Self; Global Orders Private Lives; The Law and Practice of Human Rights; Abolition of Slave Trade; Refugees and Forced Migration; Nationalism and Ethnicity; Diplomacy and Human Rights; Human Rights and Religious Expression ;Trafficking in Persons and Drugs; Human Rights and Globalization; Democracy; Political Rights and Human Rights; Democracy and Political Activism; NGOS and Human Rights; Rights of Women; Rights of Children; Human Rights and Diversity in the Workplace; Preventing Harassment and Discrimination in the Workplace; Human Rights and Labor Exploitation; Human Rights and the Environment; War Crimes and Terror; Transnational Politics and Globalization; Gandhi's view on Globalization; Poverty and Globalization; Globalization as a Sophisticated Form of Colonization; Outsourcing; Capitalism and Worker's Union; Anti-terrorist Measures and International Human Rights; Gangs; Violent Crime and Security; Racism and the Multicultural Self; Social Responsibility and Labor Rights; Objectivist Framework of Individualism; Privacy Rights and Communications Technology; Genetic Engineering and Human Rights.
Selected papers from the conference will be published (subject to editorial review)

We will also have a session for undergraduate research paper competition. There will be an award for the best undergraduate paper.

Deadline for submission of 150 words abstract: February 29, 2008, Email to,
Please contact: Dr. Chandana Chakrabarti, Professor of Philosophy, Director Center for Spirituality, Ethics and Global Awareness, Phone: 304-829-7525

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