Violence in the Digital Age

Submitted by Jan Krasni on Sat, 09/15/2018 - 21:03

The digital age transformed the traditional forms of violence but also caused new ones. The hopes to overcome the negative sides of the human community in the age of Internet and social networks have come true only to a certain degree. New 'weaker' and more democratic communication modes reproduce the system of control and overall oppressing structure of victimization, but in an even more inclusive sense.

DNC3-ALED (Third DiscourseNet ALED Congress): Knowledge and power in a polycentric world. Discourses across languages, cultures and space

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The legitimacy of "Europe" and "the West" as identifiable territorial and imagined entities is in crisis. The awareness has grown of a world becoming more polycentric. At the same time, the field of Discourse Studies is growing at a dazzling rate across the globe. Discourse Studies is known for theoretical  orientations and methodological tools that account for meaning production as a social practice mobilizing languages, media and technologies.

The GGS Annual Conference 2018 DiscourseNet22: Discourse, Power, Subjectivation

Discourse Studies cover a growing field of interdisciplinary research on meaning making practices, communicative activities and symbolic representations. Cultural studies, linguistics, media analysis, geography, and history, among others, highlight the role of texts, pictures and language in the constitution of truth and reality. Actor-oriented disciplines such as political science, sociology, pedagogy or economics and management studies are interested in the formation of subjectivities, 

DN23: Discourse, power and mind: between reason and emotion

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Discourse can be addressed as a vehicle for power, a positioning practice which enlightens the role and the relationship among the speakers. Power is a way of defying and measure relationships and interactions between individuals. These relations and interactions lead one part to affirm its will against another part, no matter on what bases this will is grounded (Weber, 1974).

International Conference on Historical News Discourse (CHINED III)

Keywords:Discourse Analysis; Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2012

We are pleased to announce the 3rd International Conference on Historical News Discourse (CHINED III), which follows up the inspiring conferences held in Florence (2004) and Zurich (2007). CHINED III will take place in Rostock, Germany, 18-19 May 2012.

International Conference on the Cultural Politics of Memory

Deadline for the receipt of abstracts: 31 January 2014

The politics of remembering and forgetting are important social and cultural issues. The authority, power and resources with which to create hegemonic versions of the past – to give authoritative accounts that are available in the public domain – are largely the property of institutions. Questions of power, voice, representation and identity are central to Cultural and Collective Memory.