22-23 Mar 2018 Rouen (France)

The call for papers is open


The call for papers will be open until the end of August.
[BEWARE: this deadline will not be extended]

After three conferences that have successively sought to define and lay the foundations for territorial sciences, to go beyond disciplinary frontiers and boundaries, namely through interdisciplinary collaboration, and to explore territorial social demand, the 4th CIST conference is aimed at mobilising the territorial sciences to address the question of representation. The conference’s objective is to use this approach and to determine its contribution to the analysis of territories from a theoretical, methodological and empirical point of view.

Derived from different disciplinary fields, particularly psychology, analyses of representations have spread throughout the human sciences and are used in a wide variety of contexts by geographers, sociologists, historians and specialists in the political and legal sciences. Both the concept of territory and that of representation, on account of their polysemy, provide the opportunity to bring together different topics, methods and disciplines.

The conference is open to every type of representation: concepts, ideas, frameworks, maps, texts, still or animated images, databases, and multimedia vectors used in the context of the construction, development and transformation of territories. Similarly, a wide variety of sources may be used: surveys, interviews, biographies, testimonies, legal, political and cultural documents, plans, programmes, projects or dreams, artistic productions, advertising, social or campaign materials, canonical works, transient footprints on social networks, etc. The most important aspect will be the possibility of using empirical material likely to provide useful input to scientific debates on the role of representations in the territorialisation of societies.

 

Archives
The call for sessions was open until Friday 14th of April 2017.

   

IMPORTANT DATES

Call for sessions
> 14/04/2017

SC (sessions)
May 2017

Call for papers
mid-June-August 2017

SC (papers)
October 2017

Registrations
November 2017 > 12/03/2018

 

The International College of Territorial Sciences

CIST scientific areas

Partners

Université Paris DiderotCNRS

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Université Grenoble Alpes logo de l'Université de Rouen Normandie

 

 

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