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DAKAM Books 

Contemporary Issues Series

DAKAM has been publishing academic books in the fields of humanities, social sciences, and architecture with an interdisciplinary perspective since 2011.  The recently launched Contemporary Issues Series aims to deal with contemporary issues, challenges, and discussions with high academic standards. As part of the series, Call for Book Chapters will be announced to invite scholars from different parts of the world to contribute to DAKAM's CI Series. All books will be double-blind peer-reviewed and include several authors.

 

STUDIES IN HUMANITIES

FALL 2021

TOPICS

1. GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES

2. REFUGEES AND FORCED IMMIGRATION

3. PANDEMIC AND THE "NEW-NORMAL"

4. TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE

5. CULTURAL STUDIES

6. ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT

5. LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS

6. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES ON MEMORY AND IDENTITY

7. EDUCATION AND PEDAGOGY

8. LITERATURE AND ARTS

1. GENDER AND WOMEN'S STUDIES

Gender Equality

Career and Job Opportunities for Women

Reproduction of the Woman Image in Culture

Politics, History, and Gender

Women in the History

LGBTI Studies

Gender Roles in Literature and Film

Architecture, Cities, and Gender

Feminism and Women's Rights

Violence against Women

Women’s Rights and Activism

Sex Crimes

2. REFUGEES AND FORCED IMMIGRATION

Global Refugee Policies

Refugee Rights and Protection

Politics of Forced Immigration and Displacement

Refugee Settlements and Camps  

Integration of Refugees 

Injustices of Displacement 

Representation of Forced Immigration in Media

Documentation and Art: Photography, Film, Novels, Contemporary Art 

History of Forced and Immigration: Case Studies

3. PANDEMIC AND THE "NEW-NORMAL"

Plagues and pandemics in History

Health / Biology

Economics & Management

Health / Biology

Stress, anxiety, mental health, psychological health

Immune system

Vaccines / vaccination

Transmission routes

Level of care for other health concerns

Economics & Management

Labor, unemployment, working from home

Disaster risk management

Personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturing, distribution, shortages

Public health infrastructure

Hospital infrastructure / preparedness

Lost income implications

Behavioral & Social Responses

Purchasing behaviors

Technology use

Recreational behavior

“digital sociality”

Social distancing

Protection & Preparation

Re-entry plans

Ethics

Social justice

Misinformation

Education

Teaching methods

Best practices

Online vs. F2F

Urban Analysis and Planning in the fight against the pandemic

Architecture: New Workplaces and Homes

4. TERRORISM AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE

Politics and History

Globalization and international politics

Arms trade

Aspects of journalistic coverage of terrorism

Terrorism, Race, Gender, and Religion

Terrorism and Psychoanalysis

Trauma and War

Perpetrators, Funding, and Tactics

Cyber criminality

State Sovereignty

International Law and Human Rights

Protests, Democracy and Transparency

5. CULTURAL STUDIES

Critical and cultural theory
Cultural History
Multicultural, intercultural and cross-cultural studies

Philosophy and Religions
Social Criticism, Globalisation and culture

Diversity, culture, governance

Environment and Society
Sociology of Culture

Arts and Modern Life

Consumption and Pop Culture

Media Studies

Consumption and everyday life

Public culture and cultural policy

6. ECOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENT

Agriculture
Biodiversity and biological conservation
Biological invasions
Climate change

Medical Ecology and hidroclimatology
Ecohydrology
Ecological complexity
Ecological economics and engineering
Ecosystems
Energy Studies

Environmental policy
Sustainability and resilience

5. LANGUAGE AND LINGUISTICS

Anthropological Linguistics

Biolinguistics

Cognitive Studies of Language

Endangered Languages and Politics

History of Linguistics

Language and Philosophy

Lexicology, semiotics and etymology

Machine Translation and Multilingual Processing

Neurolinguistics

Phonetics and Phonology

Psycholinguistics

Sign Languages

Sociolinguistics

Syntax and Semantics

Text and Discourse Analysis

Translation Studies

 

6. INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES ON MEMORY AND IDENTITY

History and Memory

Remembrance and Memory

Popular History and Memory

Individual Memory and Amnesia

Urban Studies and Memory

Longue Duree Analysis and Memory

Communicative Memory

Political Science and Memory

Popular Culture and Memory

Nostalgia

Documentary and Memory

Memory, İdentity and Arts

Self Expression and Psychology

7. EDUCATION AND PEDAGOGY

Education and Globalization
Organizational, legal, and financial issues

Diversity issues and women and minorities in science and technology

Educational Measurement and Evaluation

Technology in Education

Learning and Teaching

Life-Long Learning

Second/Foreign Language Education

Special Education

Pedagogical & Didactical Innovations

Tutoring and Coaching

Next Generation Classrooms

The internationalization of Universities

Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Social Networking: Twitter, Blogs, Wikis...

Educational Software experiences

Gamification

Strategies, Principles, and Challenges

Forecasting of the labor market and skill needs

Accreditation /Assessment processes

University-Industry Collaboration

Work Employability

Open source and open content projects

8. LITERATURE AND ARTS

World Literature

Poetry, Novel, Drama, and Literary Forms

Language and Literature

Topics, Styles, Authors

Interactions and World Literature

Politics and Literature

Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

Science-Fiction, Crime, Fantasy 

Comparative Literature Education

History of Literature

Literary Criticism

Contemporary Arts

Film and Cinematic Arts