The University of Brighton Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics, and Ethics is hosting its 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference, "Riot, Revolt, Revolution", from 5-7 September 2012.
It is very rare for societies or institutions to change unless they are confronted by specific forms of resistance. This conference investigates those moments of historical change when existing orders are put into question. In particular, it seeks to challenge us to rethink ways in which we might understand resistance and asks us to read the past in order to inform the present through a focus on riot, revolt and revolution, and on the interplay between them. Papers which address these themes from any discipline are welcome.
Click here for further details and the call for papers, deadline for submission 6 January 2012.