New Deadline: Urban Island Studies. Peripheral Discourses of Modernity


Call for articles

Urban Island Studies Journal
Special issue | Peripheral Discourses of Modernity’ (2016)
Deadline for articles: 31 January 2016
New deadline for articles: 29th February, 2016

Guest Editors:
Duarte Santo (CIERL-UMa, Adidas Ultra Boost Dames University of Westminster);

Ana Salgueiro (CIERL-UMa, CECC-UCP)
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    It is important to give scholarly attention to the interrelated peripheralities and centralities of island spaces, cultural phenomena, and subjects. By expanding our focus beyond Western metropolitan centres, we can contribute to a new cartography of modernity that (re)views the cultural, adidas zx flux męskie epistemological, Amari Cooper Alabama Football Jerseys and (re)creative density of insular peripheries, scarpe nike 2017 da calcio shedding light on the modernities and modernisms to which they gave rise.

    High European modernism is often regarded as having been enacted by emigration from the provinces to the great European capitals (Eagleton, 1970; Silvestre, 2008), but what has occurred in reverse, with migration from centres to peripheries? How have modernisms been experienced in geopolitical and cultural spaces regarded as peripheral? How have (European and colonial) insular societies and subjects responded to such incoming modernisms? What role have peripheral geocultural spaces been assigned in constructing the narratives of diverse modernisms and modernities?

    CIERL – Research Centre for Regional & Local Studies, New Balance 993 hombre nike air max norge nettbutikk University of Madeira and Island Dynamics are pleased to propose a special issue of Urban Island Studies Journal on the theme of ‘Peripheral Discourses of Modernity’.

    Urban Island Studies Journal is a peer-reviewed open access journal situated at the intersection of island studies and urban studies. nike free run 3.0 v4 damskie The journal develops knowledge across disciplines, offering an urban perspective within island research and an island perspective within urban research.
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