New Types of Social and Cultural expressions accompany new times. In recent decades the media has focused growing attention onpolitical violence carried out by young actors, and popular culture both glorifies and demonizes such actions. Issues surrounding political violence among youth are important contemporary topics being studied by researhers throughout the social sciences. new social and cultural phenomena need new devices and tools by wich these can be decoded and properly analyzed.
Globalization has changed the structures and forms of war and conflict in general, and with it the ways in which we view issues of nationalism and resistance. The studies being presented here focus on “new wars”, and the ways young actors communicate political and symbolic meaning through acts of violence.
14 May 2009 -from 14.00pm to 18.00 pm
15 May 2009 – from 9.00 am to 13.00 pm
The conference “Youth Violence and Identities”
will be held in the “Dice Room” inside the Marlowe Building in the