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Type of publication: journal article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis (apžvalginis, informacinis, enciklopedinis) / Article (survey, information, encyclopedic) (S8)
Field of Science: Etnologija / Ethnology (H006)
Author(s): Kalėdienė, Agnė
Title: Tarpdisciplininių visuomenės grupių tyrimų konferencija
Other Title: Interdisciplinary social group research conference
Is part of: Grupės ir aplinkos : tarpdisciplininis mokslo darbų leidinys = Groups and environments : interdisciplinary research studies. Kaunas : Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas, 2015, nr. 4
Extent: p. 123-129
Date: 2015
Note: ISSN (online) 2335-8726
Keywords: Konferencija „Tarpdisciplininiai visuomenės grupių tyrimai";Konferencijos apžvalga;Conference "Interdisciplinary social group research";Review of the conference
Abstract: In November 2014, Centre for Cultural Studies, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania, held a conference "Interdisciplinary Social Group Research." Presentation topics focused on subcultural groups, communities and social movements within diverse social environments. The conference aimed to gain understanding on how isolated alternative, innovative small social groups arise, function and disappear. Central in the conference was the question of social and cultural role of small groups. Situated within the framework of sociology, anthropology, arts and political sciences, the con¬ference generated huge interest. 41 speakers from various universities and research institutions of Lithuania took part in the conference. It included presentations in 7 sections, a poster session and a round table of young scholars. The topics covered by the participants included "start-up" subculture, graffiti artists, sarariman, swaggers, skinheads, neo pagans, historical re-enactors, prisoners, communal artists and Dalits among others. The presentations promoted discussions and involvement of the audience, students, scholars and representatives of the municipality. Interest in the topics of the conference and the high turnout testify to the topicality of the conference and the need for the development of social group research
Affiliation(s): Kultūrų studijų katedra
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Grupės ir aplinkos / Groups and Environments 2015, nr. 4
Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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