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[InetBib] Touring Consumption conference 2013 - Invitation & Call for Papers
- Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 10:52:56 +0000
- From: TC2013 <tc2013@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [InetBib] Touring Consumption conference 2013 - Invitation & Call for Papers
In the past years, we have held a range of intense and dynamic conferences at
Karlshochschule International University in Karlsruhe, Germany:
Narrative & Innovation 2010, Branded Spaces 2011, (re)Thinking Diversity 2012.
In 2013, we have designed, in a similar vein, Touring Consumption 2013 which
will take place 24th to 25th October 2013. The conference will cover topics in
the area of travel, tourism, mobility and consumption.
With this e-mail, we would like to invite you to send us your exciting ideas,
thoughts and interpretations of touring consumption and present at our
conference, share your opinions and establish ties with international experts.
Please find below an overview of our conference framework and contact details.
We have recently extended the deadline for our Call for Papers due to popular
demand until Sunday 31st March, 2013!
Therefore, we are looking forward to your participation in our Call for Papers
and wish you all the best in the meantime.
Many thanks and kind regards,
Prof. Dr. Stephan Sonnenburg, Prof. Dr. Desmond Wee and Your TC2013 Team at
Karlshochschule International University
Touring Consumption 2013 - Call For Papers
Touring in terms of travel, tourism or varying aspects of mobilities contribute
substantially to particular conventions and rituals of consumer practices,
with an eye towards the enactment of scripts. However, touring consumption
delineates a kind of performance that is not only reproduced, but is productive
emergent in its own right. Hence, the more traditional conceptions of tourist,
vagabond, refugee, expatriate, international student or business traveler are
becoming more and more diffused with notions of what are considered local,
or insider, and need to be re-examined in the light of a differentiated,
individualized everyday perspective. On the other hand, it is as important to
consider a touristification of society in which touring as an everyday metaphor
can be used to encapsulate new forms of mobilities as societal, economic,
During the conference, we wish to engage 'Touring Consumption' through
interdisciplinary and cross-methodological approaches that collapse the poles
materialities and discourses, exteriority and interiority, body and mind,
and meaning, presence and representation, ethics and aesthetics, and form and
The conference will be held in Karlsruhe, Germany,
Thursday 24th to Friday 25th October, 2013.
The conference is organized by Karlshochschule International University.
The conference language is English.
For further information, please check our conference website or contact the
General mail: tc2013@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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