The 2019 Global Mobility Humanities Conference (GMHC 2019) co-hosted by three academic institutions: Academy of Mobility Humanities (Konkuk University), Kritika Kultura (Ateneo de Manila University), and UNITAS (University of Santo Tomas) would like to invite scholars and researchers to submit proposals for whole panels or individual papers for this innovative mobility humanities conference to be held at Konkuk University in Seoul, South Korea.
The 2019 International Mobility Humanities Conference (IMHC 2019) will bring together researchers working across a range of humanities disciplines and social sciences to explore trends and visions in the intersection of mobilities studies and humanities including literature, history, anthropology, film studies, and art. There have been many influences and events shaping thinking on mobility in social science disciplines including sociology, human/cultural geography, anthropology, media/communication studies, and transport studies. The kinship between mobilities research and humanities recently began to be recognized by a group of scholars in arts and humanities including art and design, archaeology, history, performance and dance, film studies, and literary studies.
On 29th September 2018, the Academy of Mobility Humanities held its inaugural Mobility Humanities Conference (MHC 2018) on the theme of “Humanistic Thoughts in the Era of High Mobility” at Konkuk University. The conference consisted of two sessions, “Humanistic Ideas on Mobilities and Space” and “Evolving Mobility Technologies and Studies on Text-Media.” Twelve prominent scholars in Korea from various disciplines including philosophy, literature, sociology, geography, and communications studies presented their ideas and perspectives on mobilities in terms of people, things, technologies and texts, acknowledging the emerging field of Mobility Humanities.