Saturday, December 8, 2012

Call for Session Proposals: Interpersonal Violence Interventions - Social and Cultural Perspectives

Call for Session Proposals: Interpersonal Violence Interventions - Social and Cultural Perspectives


August 28–30th 2013 University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland


Submission of session proposals closes January 15th 2013


How has violence been understood in different ages and cultures? How is it defined today? Conference’s aim is to bring together experts on interpersonal violence in the fields of social and legal studies, history, cultural research, psychology and health care or from any relevant discipline.


Submission of Session proposals/abstracts December 1st 2012 - January 15th 2013


Topics:


Interpersonal violence and tolerance to it from various cultural aspects


Gendered violence, interpersonal violence, sexual violence


Violence and lifespan: childhood, youth, adult, seniors


Honour, shame and violence


Religion, authorities and violence


Mental violence, bullying, virtual violence


International comparisons of homicide rates, violence and media


Social labeling - perpetrator, victim


Violence in subcultures, violence in sports, workplace violence


Contact Information


University of Jyväskylä, Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy and the Department of History and Ethnology


Conference email: ipvi-info@jyu.fi


Conference Chair: Mikko Mäntysaari, Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy


Conference Secretary: Ville Sarkamo, Department of History and Ethnology


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