Conference on: Democracy, Citizenship and Urban Violence – Call for papers

 

University of Dhaka, December 4-5, 2013

 

This conference aims to draw together from academics and researchers to address urban violence under neoliberal democracy and insurgent form of citizenship. Topics might include, but not limited to: Neo-liberalism, market and democracy; the web of privatization and increasing inequality; the formation of urban peripheries and insurgent citizenship; the rise of readymade garments as manufacturing exploitations; violence in everyday life in the new urban peripheries; criminalization of poverty in the urban context; routine politics and violence in the city and public violence and increasing citizen insecurity.

 

Abstract submission by 15 October, 2013 to urdsbd@gmail.com

 

Conference Organizers:  Prof. Shahadat Hossain & Dr. Samina Luthfa, Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh

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