Body in Movement 2 Conference

 How can we teach corporeal culture?

There is a call for Papers for the 2nd Body in Movement Conference to be held in Montpellier, France from the 3rd till the 6th of June, 2009.

The organisers hope to gather researchers from all fields interested in the moving body. These disciplines include the health and life sciences as well as the social sciences and other areas of research including robotics, physics, philosophy, linguistics and psychoanalysis etc.

 The scientific committee for this conference is abundant with researchers from Europe and the Americas. Furthermore, Montpellier, which boasts one of the world’s oldest Medical Universities, is a beautiful town with a very user-friendly transport system.

The topics of the conference are as follows:

Topic 1: artificialisations and bionisations of the body, monsters, teratologies…

Topic 2: interculturality, body & movement

Topic 3: images and settings in scenes of the body

Topic 4: body education at school and elsewhere

Topic 5: body and genre

The call for papers closes October 30th.

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Paul Mason

I am a biomedically trained social anthropologist interested in biological and cultural diversity.

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