Monday, September 19, 2011

Meaning, Culture and Values - Delhi, India

INTERNATIONAL AND INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Topic: Meaning, Culture and Values
Dates: January 5-7, 2012
Place: New Delhi, India

Abstract: 150 words
Email to chandanachak@gmail.com
Date of proposal acceptance: Week after the proposal is submitted

Subtopics:

Cognitive Meaning, Emotive Meaning, Suggestive Meaning, Myth and Metaphor, Meaning as Universal, Meaning as Form, Universal and Particular, Structure and Identity, Personal Identity, Reductionist view, Ethnic Identity and Culture, Society, Culture and Consumption, Politicizing Consumer Society and Culture, Social Identification, Dynamics of Group Culture, Ethnic Boundaries, Constructing and Deconstructing Ethnic Identity, Evolution of Society, Encountering Different Cultures, Indian Civilization and Society, Cultural shock, Society and Effect of Colonization, Media and Society, Morality and Society, Rules of conduct, Taoist view on Morality, Enlightened Anarchy, Values in Confucius Ethics, Perfectionist and Situational Ethics, Spirituality and Modern age, Humanism and Positivism, Reductionist Approach to Moral Responsibility, Ethnic Identity and Culture, Cultural Anthropology, Society, Culture and Consumption, Politicizing Consumer Culture Archaeological Approaches to Society, Social Identification, Dynamics of Group Culture, Ethnic Boundaries, Constructing and Deconstructing Ethnic Identity, Evolution of Society, Asian Society and Culture, Cultural shock, Civilization and Effect of Colonization in Social Structure, Cultural Transformation, Role of Culture and Religion, Cultural Meaning, Buddhism and Post modernity: Buddhist Ethics, Buddhism and Philosophy of Deconstruction, Ethics of Modernity etc.

Advisory Board Members: Michael Allen(USA),Kisor Chakrabarti (USA), Linda B. Elder(USA), Gordon Haist(USA), Elizabeth Koldzak(Poland), Maria Marczewska(Poland), JoAnne Myers(USA)Eve Mullen(USA), Rizwanur Rahman(India), Ming Shao(China), Nancy Snow(USA),Tommi Lehtonen(Finland) Andrew Ward(UK), Mark Wood(USA)

Director: Chandana Chakrabarti

Papers from the Conference will be published subject to editorial review (Journal of International and Interdisciplinary Studies/Journal of Indian Philosophy & Religion).

http://legacy.lclark.edu/~sipr/SIPR2.html

Please note that there will be trips to various
historical,archaeological places before and after the conference.

Contact:
Chandana Chakrabarti, Ph.D.
Dean of International students
Director of the Center for Spirituality, Ethics and Global Awareness
Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, West Virginia
Phone: 336-324-3130
Mailing Address:
PO Box 79
Elon, North Carolina 27244

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