This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding evil and human wickedness. Perspectives are sought from those engaged in the fields of anthropology, criminology, cultural studies, legal studies, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology. Perspectives are sought from those working in the caring professions, the media, prison services, politics, psychiatry and other work-related and vocational areas.
Papers, reports, work-in-progress and workshops are invited on issues related to any of the following themes;
The Steering Group particularly welcomes the submission of pre-formed panel proposals. Papers will also be considered on any related theme.
300 word abstracts should be submitted by Friday 9th November 2007. If an abstract is accepted for the conference, a full draft paper should be submitted by Friday 22nd February 2008.
300 word abstracts should be submitted to both Organising Chairs; abstracts may be in Word, WordPerfect, or RTF formats, following this order:
a) author(s), b) affiliation, c) email address, d) title of abstract, e) body of abstract
We acknowledge receipt and answer to all paper proposals submitted. If you do not receive a reply from us in a week you should assume we did not receive your proposal; it might be lost in cyberspace! We suggest, then, to look for an alternative electronic route or resend.
Freeland, Oxfordshire, UK
Stephen MorrisIndependent Scholar,
New York, USA
All papers accepted for and presented at the conference will be eligible for inclusion in an ISBN eBook. In addition, selected papers accepted for and presented at this conference will also be published in a themed volume.
The conference is part of a larger series of ongoing conferences, run under the general banner 'At the Interface'. It aims to bring together people from different areas and interests to share ideas and explore various discussions which are innovative and exciting.
Papers should be of no more than 20 minutes duration (circa 8 pages). Responses to Papers should be of no more than 10 minutes duration. Work-in-Progress presentations should be of no more than 15 minutes duration. The time allotted to workshops will be considered on an individual basis. Other forms of presentation will be considered on request.
Abstracts are to be submitted by Friday 24th November 2007. These should be emailed either as an attachment or in the body of an email to all Organising Chairs: Rob Fisher and Stephen Morris and Attachments may be in Word, WordPerfect, or RTF formats. You will be notified within 14 days of submission as to whether your proposal has been accepted for presentation.
Selected papers will go forward for inclusion in a hard copy ISBN
themed volume(s) in the 'At The Interface/Probing the