We invite researchers to submit titles and abstracts (300 words maximum) for one of the following broad themes.
All abstracts must be written in English and must be submitted as a Microsoft Word or PDF document.
Your application needs to state:
Title and Affiliation
English will be the official language of the conference.
We intend to publish the conference proceedings as an edited peer-reviewed volume soon after the completion of the conference.
• Material culture and the body
• The body in space
• The represented body
• The physical body as social body
Particular topics to be addressed might include:
The body and social and individual identity
The relationship between the body and material culture in the construction, performance and communication of embodied identities
Representations of embodied identities
The physical body as artefact
Modifications of the body
The beautified body
Ethnicity and the body
Gender and the body
Age and the body
Sexuality and the body
The body and sensual experiences
Subsistence practices and the body
Body and memory