Deadline extended for the 7th Telciu Summer Conferences: New deadline: 1 June

The Telciu Summer Conferences are in their 7th edition this year of being organised in a village in Romania aiming at destabilising the status quo of academia occupying mainly urban spaces. Following the general scope of re-examining the role of the periphery from the point of view of the periphery, while bringing together an array …

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7th Edition, 2018: Imperialism, Nationalism and Capitalist Crises: The Great War and Its Legacies – Call for papers

7th Telciu Summer Conferences Telciu, 10-11, August 2018 Call for papers deadline: 1 June 2018 What kind of imperialism died in 1918 and what took its place? According to conventional wisdom, the end of the Habsburgs, the official demise of the Ottoman Empire and the replacement of the Tsarist Empire with the USSR marked the …

Postsocialist/Postcolonial Rural Lifeworlds vs Degrowth, Defuturing, Decoloniality – Call for Papers

Telciu Summer Conference, 6th edition, Telciu-Bistrița, 11th-12th of August 2017 The 6th Annual Telciu Summer Conference seeks contributions on the history, impact and perspectives of “alternatives to development” (Arturo Escobar), rather than alternative developments and of approaches to sustainability considered in relation to rural lifeworlds, subsistence economies, and rural-urban networks. We are interested in contributions …

Rurality, Modernity and (De)Coloniality: Unmaking the Legacies of Empire from Below

Call for Papers 26-27 August 2016 Telciu-Bistrița, Bistrița-Năsăud County, Romania   The 5th Annual Telciu Summer Conference focuses on the intertwined topics of rurality, modernity, and (de)coloniality. The concepts of modernity and rurality remain theoretically and analytically contested. Nevertheless, our premise is that that they are mutually constitutive on both the conceptual and on the …

Dincolo de Est și Vest. Decolonizarea Modernizării

EDIȚIA A IV-A 24-25 IULIE 2015 TELCIU-BISTRIȚA, BISTRIȚA-NĂSĂUD, ROMÂNIA Anul 2015 a debutat printr-o serie de incidente violente precum atacul asupra redacției Charles Hebdo din Paris, atentatul din Sanaa, capitala Yemenului, sau masacrele comise de gruparea Boko Haram în Nigeria, care au readus în atenția publică teoria huntingtoniană a ciocnirii civilizațiilor și numeroase discuții despre …

Beyond East and West. Decolonizing Modernization

TELCIU SUMMER CONFERENCES 4TH EDITION, 24-25 OF JULY 2015 TELCIU-BISTRIȚA, BISTRIȚA-NĂSĂUD COUNTY, ROMANIA         The year 2015 started with a series of violent incidents such as the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the bombing of Sanaa, Yemen's capital, and the massacres committed in Nigeria by the Boko Haram group, which brought …

Call for Papers: Religion-Culture-Society. Interdisciplinary perspectives on religious life

”Telciu Summer Conferences” 2nd edition TELCIU SUMMER CONFERENCES 3rd EDITIONS 25-26 July 2014 TELCIU, BISTRIȚA-NĂSĂUD COUNTY, TRANSYLVANIA, ROMANIA       Knowing and understanding a society essentially involves the study of religious life, an enterprise which, if not undertaken, would leave us prisoners to simplistic and deformed images. In the study of religious life, the relationship between …

RELIGIE-CULTURĂ-SOCIETATE. PERSPECTIVE INTERDISCIPLINARE ASUPRA VIEȚII RELIGIOASE

        ”Conferințele de Vară de la Telciu” au ajuns la a III-a ediție, tema aleasă în acest an fiind ”viața religioasă”, ca întotdeauna într-o abordare cât se poate de interdisciplinară și de multiculturală. Ediția din acest an va avea loc în 25 și 26 iulie 2014 în Telciu, județul Bistrița Năsăud. Sunt …

Call for papers – Carte – Cunoaştere – Putere. Rolul cărţii în societate de la Biblie la Pagini Aurii

În zilele de 25 – 26 Iulie 2013 va avea loc ediţia a II – a a „Conferinţelor de vară de la Telciu” în Telciu şi Runcu Salvei, judeţul Bistriţa – Năsăud, la care sunt invitaţi să participe doctoranzi şi cercetători  din România şi din străinătate. Tema acestei ediţii este: Carte – Cunoaştere – Putere. De …