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Glocalism, Journal of Culture, Politics and Innovation

Call for Papers

Glocalism, a peer-reviewed, open-access and cross-disciplinary journal, is currently accepting manuscripts for publication. The topic of this issue is global identities and communities. The journal welcomes studies in any field, with or without comparative approach, that address both practical effects and theoretical import.

The analysis of migratory flows has led some scholars to agree upon the theory of "double absence", where the migrant experiences in his own dealings a loss of "belonging" to his origins as well as lack of "recognition" as a citizen in his newly adopted country. The protean reality of globalisation permits, however, to identify different points of view and particular concrete cases that suggest the necessity for more complex hermeneutical paradigms. Some cultural identities, for example, express themselves with more evocative intensity when outside of their countries of origin, owing to the "comparison with the other" which, in a different light, created many problems in the history of humanity. Globalisation seems capable of generating idem sentire different than the standard idea of national belonging. Some identities adapt themselves to the host culture: they modify and recognise themselves as expressions of multiple memberships, but are nourished by the act of preserving cultural characteristics. (...)

Articles can be in any language and length chosen by the author, while abstracts and keywords have to be in English.

The deadline for submissions is 30 April 2017. The issue is scheduled to appear at the end of June 2017.

Articles should be sent to: p.bassetti@globusetlocus.org and davide.cadeddu@unimi.it

For more information, please visit: www.glocalismjournal.net/