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Utopia(s): worlds and frontiers of the imaginary

Second International Multidisciplinary Congress Proportion Harmonies Identities (PHI) 2016

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Published on Thursday, December 03, 2015 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

Five hundred years ago, on the 20th October, Thomas More published the princeps edition of Utopia. To celebrate this event, The Research Centre in Architecture, Urban Landscape and Design (CIAUD) of the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon (FA-ULisboa), The Histoy Centre for Global History (CHAM) of the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Universidade dos Açores (FCSH-UNL- UA) invite researchers from different areas cultures to gather in Lisbon, the October 20th to 22nd, 2016, for the International and Multidisciplinary Congress Proportion Harmonies Identities 2016 – Utopia(s): Worlds and the Frontiers of the Imagination.

Announcement

Argument

Five hundred years ago, on the 20th October, Thomas More published the princeps edition of Utopia. To celebrate this event the research units CHAM (FCSH-UNL-UAç) and CIAUD (F A - UL) invite researchers from different areas cultures to gather in Lisbon, the October 20th to 22nd ,2016, for the International and Multidisciplinary Congress PHI 2016 – “Utopia(s): “Worlds and the Frontiers of the Imagination”. The Congress, with a natural focus on Social Sciences and Arts and Humanities, will have seven major themes: Thomas More, Renaissance and Utopia; Literary Utopias/Dystopias; Utopianism; Utopia and the City; Utopia and the History of Ideas; Real and Imaginary Worlds and Frontiers; Ideal Societies and the perception of the Other. These general themes should be considered as guidelines, and therefore opened to change upon participants’ suggestions.

All proposed papers will undergo a double-blind peer review. Those papers accepted will be included in a volume offered to participants on the first day of the Congress, and their authors will sign the authorization for the subsequent publication on open access.

Submission guidelines

The Research Centre in Architecture, Urban Landscape and Design (CIAUD) of the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon (FA-ULisboa), The Histoy Centre for Global History (CHAM) of the Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Universidade dos Açores (FCSH-UNL- UA) invite the academic community to contribute to the International and Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI) 2016 – Utopia(s): “Worlds and the Frontiers of the Imagination”, in order to promote the scientific debate on its diverse cultural, social and artistic manifestations.

The abstracts and the full paper of communications will be put to the consideration of the Scientific Committee.

Maximum article size: the full article (including abstract, pictures (only in shades of gray), tables, charts, quotes, notes and bibliography) should not exceed 4 pages and should not be less than 4 pages. Item must be formatted according to the template provided.

The deadline to submit the abstract together with full papers will be January 31st, 2016.

Please Download the abstract / full paper template

All the files should be sent to the address: dis-harmonies@fa.ulisboa.pt

The response from the Scientific Committee on the acceptance of communications, based on the double blind peer-review system will be sent by the end of February 2016.

and the evalution's proccess (names, statuts, institutional affiliation of members of scientific committee):

Organization

  • Faculdade de Arquitetura (FA-UL);
  • Faculdade Ciências Sociais e Humanas (FCSH-UNL);
  • Centro de História de Aquém e Além-mar – Universidade Nova de Lisboa – Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas – Universidade dos Açores (CHAM);
  • Centro de Investigação em Arquitectura Urbanismo e Design da Faculdade de Arquitectura da Universidade de Lisboa (CIAUD);

Executive Committee

  • Maria do Rosário Monteiro (UNL)
  • Mário S. Ming Kong (FA-ULISBOA)
  • Maria João Pereira Neto (FA-ULISBOA)

Scientific Committee

Will be anounced soon.

Sponsorships

  • Fundação Oriente;
  • FCT;
  • Utopian Studies Society (Europa);
  • The Society for Utopia Studies (USA);
  • CETAPS (UNL/UP);
  • CHAM;
  • CIAUD.

Places

  • Museu Oriente, Avenida Brasília, Doca de Alcântara
    Lisbon, Portugal (1350-352)

Date(s)

  • Sunday, January 31, 2016

Attached files

Keywords

  • utopia, Thomas More, literary utopia, city, utopianism

Contact(s)

  • Rosario Monteiro
    courriel : dis-harmonies [at] fa [dot] ulisboa [dot] pt

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Rosario Monteiro
    courriel : dis-harmonies [at] fa [dot] ulisboa [dot] pt

To cite this announcement

« Utopia(s): worlds and frontiers of the imaginary », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Thursday, December 03, 2015, https://calenda.org/348313

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