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    “Pilgrimages and Tourism”

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    Deadline: November 10, 2019 | Date: June 13, 2020-June 14, 2020

    Venue/Country: St. Anne's College, University of Oxford, U.K.

    Updated: 2019-08-08 02:16:34 (GMT+9)

    Call For Papers - CFP

    Pilgrimages are ancient practices of humankind and are associated with a great variety of religious, spiritual and secular traditions. In today’s world the number of visits to sacred sites such as Santiago de Compostela (Spain), La Virgen de Guadalupe (Mexico), Matka Boska Czetochowska (Poland), secular places such as Graceland, home of Elvis Presley, Eifel Tower in Paris, Hiroshima Peace Museum and virtual pilgrimages, facilitated by video and satellite links is growing. With them, tourism both individual and in groups has been steadily increasing and changing.

    This conference seeks to explore, analyse and discuss the complex concepts of pilgrimages and tourism. What is a pilgrimage? Do pilgrimages contribute to the sense of community and belonging? Is tourism a transformative experience? How do souvenirs, memorabilia and travelogues facilitate imagination of other people and places?

    Conference presentations will be related, but not limited, to:

    History of pilgrimages and tourism

    Geography of pilgrimage and tourism

    Pilgrimages, tourism and religion

    Pilgrimages and theology

    Pilgrimages, tourism and philosophy

    Pilgrimages, tourism and literature

    Pilgrimages, tourism and media

    Pilgrimages, tourism and art

    Pilgrimages, tourism and economy

    Pilgrimages, tourism and politics

    Pilgrimages, tourism and culture

    Teaching tourism and pilgrimages

    The conference will bring together scholars from different fields including philosophy, religion, theology, sociology, anthropology, history, literature, art, economy, geography, cultural studies, political studies and others.

    Submissions may propose various formats, including:

    *Individually submitted papers (organised into panels by committee)

    * Panels (3-4 individual papers)

    * Roundtable discussions (led by one of the presenters)

    * Posters

    Proposals up to 250 words and a brief biographical note should be sent by 10 November 2019 to:

    Keywords: Accepted papers list. Acceptance Rate. EI Compendex. Engineering Index. ISTP index. ISI index. Impact Factor.
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