Political Imagination Laboratory: Visualizing and Contextualizing Ethnographies of Social Movements
The “Peasant Activism Project” (www.peasantproject.org), in cooperation with the network “Anthropology and Social Movements” of the European Association of Social Movements (EASA) and “Contro-Sguardi”, promotes the first meeting of the POLITICAL IMAGINATION LABORATORY: Visualizing and Contextualizing Ethnographies of Social Movements. The event will take place from 14 to 16 October 2016 at University of Perugia, Italy.
“The Lab” invites anthropologists, filmmakers and activists to submit papers or visual projects (completed documentaries or works in progress). Proposed presentations should engage with ethnography and/or fieldwork related to different forms of social movement research that address the imagination of contemporary activism around the world.
Please find the complete call on our website:
PAPER PRESENTATIONS: Please submit your abstract (max. 300 words) for a paper of about 20 minutes before the deadline of 1 July 2016 to: email@example.com. The abstract should also include your academic affiliation and role.
VISUAL PROJECTS: Please submit your (audio-)visual project (completed documentaries or works in progress) with a short description (max. 300 words) before the deadline of 1 July 2016. In order to stimulate debate, videos of ca. 30 minutes will be preferred; for longer completed documentaries, a short version would be more adequate.
Please upload your video to a cloud drive with the link to: firstname.lastname@example.org (or by surface mail to: Political Imagination Laboratory, Dipartimento di Filosofia, Scienze Sociali e della Fomazione (FISSUF), Piazza Morlachi 30, 06123 Perugia, Italy)