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  • Belo Horizonte

    Appel à contribution - Époque contemporaine

    Os fins da arte

    13th International Congress of Aesthetics – Brazil

    The 13th International Congress of Aesthetics – Brazil, entitled “Os fins da arte”, aims to highlight recurring themes in the history of philosophical aesthetics, elaborating the already constant ambiguity in its title, namely: “fins”. The term refers to the millenarian discussion about the uses of art in the past, present, and future. This takes on the important question about the autonomy of art and the regime of its heteronomy that not only asserted itself in its beginnings, but still imposes itself in the form of market demands tending to disfigure the original impetus of important aesthetic manifestations. 

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  • Dijon

    Appel à contribution - Pensée

    “Literary Offenses” and Other Contentious Matter

    This one-day conference will address the subject of controversial or polemical texts such as reviews, essays, letters, prefaces and/or postfaces published between 1800 and 1900 in Britain and the United States. It seeks to open fresh approaches to controversies or polemics by focusing on literature and the literary aspects of these questions. Indeed, if controversy can be defined as a debate between two or more parties with different viewpoints before an audience, studies have mainly come from the fields of social sciences and science studies, with some interest in rhetoric and/or argumentation. However, literary controversies are as important as scientific ones for the constitution of the public, democratic debate as it was shaped in Britain and in the U.S. in the nineteenth century. Controversies and polemics contributed to legitimizing some literary genres; they gave publicity to new or avant-garde authors; they redefined the content and contours of the public debate.

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  • Bourse, prix et emploi - Histoire

    Researchers for monthly reports on the memory culture and politics of memory

    The European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, a governmental institution of culture based in Warsaw focusing its activities on researching, documenting and disseminating knowledge about twentieth–century European history, memory and commemoration, is seeking researchers to prepare monthly reports on the memory culture and politics of memory in a selected European country.

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  • La Nouvelle-Orléans

    Appel à contribution - Histoire

    Revolution française? Celebrating the anniversaries of Damisch’s The Origin of Perspective and Marin’s To Destroy Painting

    Panel pour le LXIVe congrès annuel de la Renaissance Society of America (RSA)

    As the Renaissance Society of America is heading to La Nouvelle Orléans, this panel aims to take stockof two groundbreaking French art history texts currently celebrating,respectively, their 40th and 30th anniversary. Louis Marin’s To DestroyPainting and The Origin of Perspective by Hubert Damisch were bothtranslated into English and other languages, and had considerableimpact on art historical discussions around their topics. For this panel, we seek papers discussing one of these seminal books – or indeed both together – and the legacy of Damisch’s and Marin’s contributions to the discipline.

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  • Rio de Janeiro

    Appel à contribution - Histoire

    The foreign language press: between identity and otherness

    3rd Transfopress Brasil conference

    La troisième rencontre Transfopress Brasil est un congrès international ouvert aux travaux sur la presse étrangère publiée au Brésil, qui aura lieu à la Fondation Casa de Rui Barbosa, à Rio de Janiero, Brésil, en 13 et 14 november 2017.

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  • Appel à contribution - Pensée

    Artefilosofia Journal n°22 – Varia

    The Artefilosofia Journal makes public the call for submission to nº 22, jan/jul 2017 and following. It is a peer-reviewed journal of Art Theory, Aesthetics and Philosophy of art.

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  • Strasbourg

    Bourse, prix et emploi - Histoire

    PhD positions – The healthy self as body capital

    Individuals, market-based societies and body politics in visual twentieth century Europe (BodyCapital)

    The European Research Council advanced grant programme “The healthy self as body capital: individuals, market-based societies and body politics in visual twentieth century Europe (BodyCapital)” led by Christian Bonah (université de Strasbourg) and Anja Laukötter (MPIHD, Berlin) on the understanding of body capital and its history, through the twentieth century history of visual mass media (film, TV, Internet) and inédits (amateur, family and private visuals) is now accepting applications for up to 3 three-year PhD positions.

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  • Strasbourg

    Bourse, prix et emploi - Histoire

    Post-doctoral researcher position – The healthy self as body capital

    Individuals, market-based societies and body politics in visual twentieth century Europe (BodyCapital)

    The European Research Council advanced grant programme “The healthy self as body capital: individuals, market-based societies and body politics in visual twentieth century Europe (BodyCapital)” led by Christian Bonah (université de Strasbourg) and Anja Laukötter (MPIHD, Berlin) on the understanding of body capital and its history, through the twentieth century history of visual mass media (film, TV, Internet) and inédits (amateur, family and private visuals) is now accepting applications for a post-doctoral researcher position for a project related to post-1945 Great Britain.

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  • Appel à contribution - Études urbaines

    Unprecedented

    Journal of Urbanism

    This special issue of the Journal of Urbanism seeks to address the use of precedents in contemporary design theory, practice and education in a context of supposed unprecedented change and challenges.

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  • Barcelone

    Appel à contribution - Pensée

    The object. A research path in Humanities and Social Sciences

    Call for Articles. Forma's 16th issue

    How can an object and its materiality be defined? Which are the relationships and/or bonds that link individuals to objects? Which are meanings and values that should be considered in an object that is stripped from its context? How can it be described, replaced and represented in its natural environment (if it exists)? Are there limits to said representations?  For the next issue, Forma. Revista d'Estudis Comparatius joins the project put forward by the collective “Jeune chercheurs de TELEMMe” for the preparation of their annual study conferences about the "object" in the Humanities and the Social Sciences. 

     

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  • Paris

    Colloque - Pensée

    The Brains that Pull the Triggers

    3rd Paris Conference on Syndrome E

    The conference will bring together scientists and scholars from the human, social and brain sciences to bear upon the question of transformation of seemingly ordinary individuals to repetitive agents of extreme violence in groups (Syndrome E). The aim of the upcoming conference is to foster a multidisciplinary approach trying to elucidate the brain mechanisms of this behavior and its collective characteristics, and also to evoke the social, psychological, ethical and juridical aspects. The conference will be a culmination and synthesis of three years of studies and discussions and will conclude with plans for further actions.

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  • Lausanne

    Appel à contribution - Études urbaines

    Figures et personnages de l’urbain

    Repeupler l’esthétique urbaine

    Ce numéro spécial de la revue Contour est ouvert à des travaux de chercheuses et chercheurs de toutes les disciplines, au sein ou aux abords des études urbaines, des sciences sociales, de la philosophie, de l’histoire, de l’art, qui questionnent les personnages et les figures de l’urbain. Le but est de contribuer à une mise en question et un renouvellement de ces figures et personnages, ainsi que de contribuer, de manière plus générale, abstraite, théorique, à penser la figure, la figuration et les personnages

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  • Zagreb

    Appel à contribution - Information

    Integrating ICT in society

    INFuture 2017

    The future of information sciences (INFuture) is a series of biennial international conferences aimed at researchers and professionals from the broad field of information and communication sciences and related professions. The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for discussing both theoretical and practical issues in information organization and information integration.

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  • Strasbourg

    Colloque - Histoire

    Adaptation and Resilience to Droughts

    Historical Perspectives in Europe and beyond

    This symposium will give us the chance of exploring the topic of historical droughts whose contributions in the international research community are still very diffuse. It aims to bring together researchers working on historical droughts mainly in Europe. Extreme events throughout history that challenge the reactive capacity (resilience and adaptation) of societies will be highlighted. The symposium will bring to light information provided by a large diversity of narrative sources. Lying at the crossroads between environmental history, historical climatology, geography and hydrology, it will provide an international and interdisciplinary scope.

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  • Grenade

    Appel à contribution - Langage

    ICIQ3 - Third international conference on interpreting quality

    ICIQ3, the third international conference on interpreting quality, will be held in the city of Granada, Spain, on 5, 6 and 7 October 2017. ICIQ3 is intended as a platform for fruitful dialogue on interpreting quality. It will bring together a variety of perspectives and promote exchange. The conference will address a number of topics, including, but not limited to the following: quality criteria in different interpreting settings, user expectations and needs, quality perception and quality measurement, quality assurance in the interpreting process, nonprofessional interpreting, method transfer across disciplines.

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  • Appel à contribution - Sociologie

    “Migrants”, “refugees”, “boat people” and the Mediterranean crisis: People in words, language issues

    Journal « Language, Discourse and Society »

    Since 2011, the European Union is facing a dramatic migrant crisis, involved by the political and social turbulences occurred in the Middle East, Central Asia and the Corn of Africa. According to the UN Refugees Agency, over 1.5 million people were forced to leave their countries since 2014. The crisis reached a peak in 2015, with the civil war in Syria, the emergence of the Islamic State and the intervention of the Western coalition siding with the rebels to Bashar al-Assad's regime, which is supported by Russia.

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  • Montréal

    École d'été - Études des sciences

    Futurs planétaires

    In the face of the current ecological crisis, how shall we rethink concepts and practices of environment, ecology, difference, and technology to envision and create a more just, sustainable, and diverse planet? The combined histories of colonialism, extraction industries, energy, as well as innovation in design, architecture, literature and technology offer a lens by which to examine how contemporary techno-scientific societies envision planetary futures. Site visits exploring resource extraction, colonialism in urban policy and planning, and speculative architectural design will be accompanied by an analysis of science fiction, science technology, speculative design and ethnography, as well as life and earth sciences.

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  • Monopoli

    École d'été - Langage

    Family morphologies: Leone and Natalia Ginzburg in Italian and European literature and culture

    Focusing on the works by Leone (1909-1944) and Natalia Ginzburg (1916-1991) the Summer School is dedicated to a reflection on the authors’ contribution to the 20th century Italian and European history. Besides a critical analysis of their creative and intellectual activity and their civic engagement, the participants will have the opportunity to debate the role both Leone and Natalia had in the publishing house Einaudi, and to experiment new methods of teaching literature. The program includes 3 plenary lessons and 5 seminars. Special guest: Carlo Ginzburg.Language of the activities: Italian.

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  • Bruxelles

    Colloque - Europe

    In Search of Cultural Conformity

    The New Integration and Migration Policies in Europe

    MAM is a network of scholars from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) who have been working together for almost ten years on Migrations, Asylum and Multiculturalism (MAM). This research tested the hypothesis that the citizenship regime mutated since the 2000s. While between the 1980s and 2000 integration policies followed the logic of establishing migrants’ rights through the granting of formal status, since the 2000s a new regime of probationary citizenship seems to focus on the principles of merit and of cultural conformity. The results of this research, which includes comparative analyses of the policies, analyses of the their origins and implementation, and analyses of the attitudes of different groups towards the policies, will be put in comparison with the researches of different international experts.

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  • Louvain-la-Neuve

    Appel à contribution - Ethnologie, anthropologie

    Repenser le Halal : généalogie, tendance actuelle et nouvelle interprétation

    The issue of halal sprang up in the early 1980s, but only in the past 10 years has it become a salient concern, especially in Europe and Asiatic non-Muslim countries, mainly for business purposes and other economic activities. Since then, halal has progressively encompassed all aspects of modern human life, including halal food-processing, halal hotel, halal sauna, halal cosmetics, halal drugs, halal fashion, halal taxi, halal airline, etc.  From this halal phenomenon, many new things arose: halal certificate bodies (HCB), Islamic marketing, Islamic finance, and the like. Accordingly, halal has been continuously normalized and standardized by modern rationality that has turned it into a practice and policy for regulating Muslims in their whole daily life. These new practices in economy progressively required new kinds of scholars (‘ulama) committees to deal with new discoveries in the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries, in order to issue fatwas on such issues, which did not exist or were different in the past within classical-fiqh discussion.

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