Cannibals, Cannibalism, Consumption and Culture

Cannibals, Cannibalism, Consumption and Culture is two-day interdisciplinary conference that will explore humanity’s relationships with, and attitudes towards, cannibalism.  The conference which is being held in Manchester from 25 – 26 April 2013 has put out an open call for academic papers for a 20 minute talk on the subject.
Possible topics include:
Cannibalism in Popular Culture, Cannibalism as Cultural Metaphor, Taboos, Survival and Necessity, Vampires, Werewolves and Zombies – A Question of Species?  Rites, Rituals and Sacrifice and Serial killers (in life and in fiction) amongst others.
If you are interested in submitting a paper for consideration then send a 300 word abstract to the Conference Conveners by 31 December 2012.


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