GALA Conference 2024 Call for Papers, deadline Friday 15 March

Posted on March 4, 2024

The Global Academy of Liberal Arts (GALA) is delighted to announce the call for papers for the 2024 annual conference. This conference coincides with the 10-year anniversary of the GALA network, and will be hosted by the founding institution, Bath Spa University, England, during 13-15 September. In the light of the degree to which the world has changed over the past decade and the context in which we now find ourselves in, a world marked by global polarization, ecological crisis, and the rise of AI, placing humanity itself under threat worldwide, the theme of the conference is on How can the liberal arts help a world in crisis? Papers are invited broadly on the themes of the Environmental crisis, Art for Social Change,  Digital  Threats and Opportunities,  Indigenous Voices and Justice, and Power, Peace and Healing.The Global Academy of Liberal Arts is an international community of diverse, innovative, and socially responsible universities and colleges, transforming lives and enhancing global understanding through interdisciplinary collaboration in teaching and research. With 17 partners in 13 countries, it is a truly global network.  GALA was established in 2014 by Bath Spa University, a creative, innovative and enterprising University in the South West of England. With nine dedicated research areas, nearly 60% of research was ranked in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework as ‘internationally excellent’ or ‘world leading.’, If you would like to present at this conference, please submit an abstract of no more than 400 words on the link below. The submission deadline for the call for papers is Friday 15 March, 2024.

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