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  • Aix-en-Provence

    Seminar - Law

    Controversies over Methods in European Union law

    This series of seminars aims at providing an overview of different methods in European Union law, both old and new, both mainstream and not, by putting them in perspective with each other and by questioning their underlying assumptions. In order to do so, participants are expected to engage in a reflexive exercise that will make their methods and their position in the controversy explicit: What methods do they use and what do these methods imply? With whom and against whom do they think European Union law? Do they find it useful to exhume an author that in their view has been unduly neglected or, on the contrary, to call for new approaches to understand EU law?

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  • Cairns

    Call for papers - Sociology

    Advances in Social Network Analysis in the French-speaking world

    Sunbelt 2022

    Cette session vise à offrir un espace aux chercheurs francophones, issus de différents domaines mais partageant un intérêt commun pour l’analyse de réseaux sociaux, où pourront être présentés des projets en cours ou de récents résultats de recherche. Nous espérons, de cette manière, témoigner du dynamisme actuel de l'analyse des réseaux sociaux dans le monde francophone. Dans cette session interdisciplinaire, tant méthodologique qu’empirique, nous accueillerons des chercheurs qui, soit, appliquent les méthodes des réseaux sociaux, soit s’intéressent au réseau social en tant qu'objet fondamental de recherche.

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  • Aubervilliers

    Study days - History

    Displaying the social history of migrants: content, scenography, public engagement

    This conference addresses issues of display and reception, in a museum context, of social history in general and the social history of migrations in particular. The objective is to identify and discuss practices that can best carry across historical contents and reach a broad audience. What are the most suitable approaches to make visitors understand, feel, and project themselves into, the social life of working-class and migrant families of the past? What are the risks associated with the conception and mediation of migration history contents? How should that history be told in order to convey the diversity and inclusivity of historiographical narratives? In what way can people from working-class and migrant backgrounds be included in the exhibition process itself? 

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  • Quebec City | Montreal

    Conference, symposium - Asia

    Maternités et figures maternelles dans les traditions religieuses de l’Asie du sud

    Motherhood and Maternal Figures in the Religious Traditions of South Asia

    This symposium aims at shedding light on the theme of motherhood in the context of South Asian religious traditions, by examining historical and contemporary figures, texts, beliefs, and practices. The proposed contributions will analyze the ways in which motherhood, in its gendered aspects, constitutes a site of negotiation of the relationship with the religious in different traditions, by encouraging a comparative perspective on the relationship between motherhood and religion as well as by considering together a variety of case studies with different disciplinary and methodological approaches.

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  • Call for papers - Urban studies

    Histories and Neighborhoods: methods, narratives, actors

    Les Cahiers de la recherche architecturale, urbaine et paysagère, n°15

    This issue on “Histories and neighborhoods” develops along the lines of two approaches: methodological and epistemological aspects, as well as research strategies, and the construction and uses of narratives with actors in specific urban contexts. It is interested in the ways in which these questions are addressed in different political contexts and scientific milieux.

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  • Saint-Louis

    Conference, symposium - Africa

    African Research Matters

    Imagining African futures in response to Global challenges

    Organised to mark the publication of the inaugural issue of the Global Africa journal, the African Research Matters international conference aims to spark discussion and debate on epistemological issues, conditions of existence, political economy, social legitimacy and the capacity of pan-African research to influence the world in the face of global challenges. Plenary sessions and panels with top-level experts will focus on the place of multidisciplinary humanities and social sciences in facilitating critical reflection on the continent and its social, political, cultural, economic, environmental and scientific trajectories.

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  • Call for papers - History

    Tolkien and Antiquity

    Antiquities of Middle-earth

    This workshop, which will take place on June 4, 2022 in Paris, aims to study the notion of Antiquity(ies) in the work of J. R. R. Tolkien. The event is open to specialists in literature, antiquity or reception of antiquity, insofar as the aim is to reflect on the existence of ancient periods in Tolkien's legends which could present points of convergence with Greco-Roman antiquity in the broad sense, as the author could conceive it in particular.

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  • Versailles

    Conference, symposium - History

    The Myth of Versailles and European Courts, 17th and 20th centuries

    Ce colloque est organisé dans le cadre du programme « Identités curiales et le mythe de Versailles en Europe : perceptions, adhésions et rejets (XVIIIe-XIXe siècle) » mené par le centre de recherche du château de Versailles. Il a pour objectif d’analyser le modus operandi du mythe de Versailles dans l’Europe monarchique des XVIIIe, XIXe et XXe siècles, en prenant en compte les deux éléments contradictoires mais complémentaires qui caractérisent cette notion : le réel et la reconstruction du réel. L’enjeu sera donc double : cerner comment les différents aspects propres à l’identité de Versailles ont pu nourrir un imaginaire, mais aussi saisir la manière dont cet imaginaire a pu susciter d’autres réalisations – architecturales, rituelles, politiques.

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  • Ponta Delgada

    Call for papers - Representation

    Women, Gender and Intersectionality in the Lusophone World

    Following a hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Lusophone Studies Association (LSA) is pleased to announce its next conference dedicated to the theme “Women, Gender and Intersectionality in the Lusophone World”. As such, it will welcome individual papers, thematic panels and roundtables on topics as diverse as: diasporas, gender, education, film, history, law, literature, migration, race, religion, among others.

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  • Villeneuve-d'Ascq | Les Rues-des-Vignes

    Call for papers - Middle Ages

    La cour se met au vert. Mises en valeur et usages politiques des campagnes entre Moyen Âge et pré-modernité

    The Court escapes from Town. The countryside as political asset from the Middle Ages to the early Modern Period

    The idea of heading off to the countryside is associated nowadays with a wish to get away from a stressful, noisy, and at times oppressive and foul-smelling urban environment, to rest in peace and quiet, in healthy surroundings, in close contact with the bounties of the natural world and animals in their “natural” habitat. Far from any anachronistic intent, applying this expression to court studies is a call to scholars to adopt interdisciplinary approaches to examine the many ways in which aristocratic circles related to and interacted with their rural environment.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - History

    Armes, armures et équipement

    Questes Seminar

    Ce séminaire mensuel repose sur le choix, chaque année, de deux thèmes communs permettant aux participants de confronter leurs idées et leurs approches. Il est ouvert à tous, sans inscription préalable. Le deuxième thème de l’année porte sur « Armes, armures et équipement » !

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Geography

    Territories and politics of animalities

    Critical animal geographies between domination and resistance

    Animal geographies are part of the social sciences research that question the relationship between humans and other animals. Often qualified as the study of "Human/Animal" relations, these scientific productions have been the object of cleavages since the emergence of theories-practices critical of both the speciesism of these scientific designations, and of a detachment of researchers from social struggles. Within a total liberation framework, Critical Animal Studies integrate animal exploitation with other forms of domination, demonstrating their consubstantiality and interdependence. This call for papers aims to enrich the reflections about and also the gestures carried in the antispeciesist geographies.

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  • Paris

    Seminar - History

    Legal humanism

    Legal humanism and theology

    L’Institut d’histoire du droit Jean Gaudemet de l’université Paris II Panthéon-Assas, en collaboration avec l’institut de recherche Montesquieu de l’université de Bordeaux et l’institut universitaire de France, organise des séances de séminaire qui ont lieu au Collège Sainte-Barbe, en salle Collinet, le vendredi de 14h30 à 16h30. Les séances sont publiques.

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  • Call for papers - Law

    Port governance: power, interests, representations

    Scientific interest in the theme of port governance has arisen with a renewed political interest in the maritime area (but also river) in France in recent years. It follows in particular the tabling of a Bill on the governance and performance of French seaports and its adoption at first reading by the senatorial assembly on December 8, 2020, as well as the presentation of the “Strategy national port ” to the Interministerial Committee for the Sea (CImer) on January 22, 2021 by the French government.

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  • Aix-en-Provence

    Conference, symposium - Thought

    Derrida 2021: Biopolitics and deconstruction

    Derrida propose une lecture-écriture d’Agamben lisant Foucault. La machine textuelle du séminaire est ici complexifiée par ce double mouvement de lecture-commentaire qui nous fait lire Foucault avec les interprétations que son œuvre aura permises. D’une part la réflexion sur la biopolitique comme marque distinctive de l’exercice et des systèmes politiques contemporains ne fait jamais, chez Foucault, référence à Heidegger, d’où elle provient pourtant. D’autre part et surtout, l’annonce apocalyptique de l’avènement du biopolitique n’est pas partagée par Derrida, comme si elle faisait pendant à l’évangile de la fin de l’histoire par Fukuyama, qu’il avait dénoncé à juste titre dans Spectres de Marx. Vingt ans plus tard, alors qu’une pandémie frappe aujourd’hui mondialement les corps, que l’urgence climatique menace la survie des espèces, que les frontières s’ouvrent et se ferment au gré de conjonctures de plus en plus fluctuantes, le moment est venu de rouvrir le débat biopolitique.

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  • Quebec City

    Call for papers - Information

    Radio in the world of audio

    Expression, competition and context

    How is radio adapting to the popularity and expansion of the audio universe? This is the main question that will be addressed during this international symposium, which will bring together researchers as well as sound artisans and practitioners. 

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  • Granada

    Conference, symposium - Language

    Mythographica & Paramythographica Graeca

    La transmisión de los textos

    The International Colloquium “Mythographica & Paramythographica Graeca” aims to be a meeting space for the reflection, discussion, and dissemination of researches on the transmission of Greek mythographic texts in a broad sesnse (manuscripts, editions, translations, comments, etc.). The Colloquium focuses primarily on mythography, but contributions on the presence of mythographic materials in others types of scholarly literatura are included.

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  • Vinci

    Study days - History

    Leonardo e l’architettura: invenzioni, progetti, tecniche costruttive

    Leonardo and architecture: inventions, projects, technical construction

    Giornata di studio internazionale sul tema di Leonardo e l’architettura: invenzioni, progetti, tecniche costruttive. E Apertura della mostra : “Leonardo e l’architettura: riflessioni grafiche, progetti e tecniche costruttive attraverso la modellazione tridimensionale” / “Leonardo and architecture: Graphic considerations, projects and construction techniques through three-dimensional modelling” a Vinci.

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  • Tours

    Call for papers - History

    Bargaining, compromising, exchanging: the contractual phenomenon in early modern times (15th-16th centuries)

    L’association des doctorants du centre d’études supérieures de la Renaissance de Tours organise les cinquièmes rencontres doctorales pluridisciplinaires, centrées cette année autour du sujet « Marchander, transiger, échanger : le phénomène contractuel dans la première modernité (XVe-XVIe siècles) ». Structuré autour de trois principaux axes de recherches (formes du contrat, cadres dans lesquels il prend place et finalités), l’enjeu de ces journées d’études pluridisciplinaires est de saisir la pratique contractuelle, dans ses modalités et implications les plus diverses, entre les XVe et XVIe siècles.

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  • Lyon

    Conference, symposium - History

    Princesses’ journeys: new perspectives on dynastic alliances

    Western Europe, 15th-17th century

    L’objectif visé, dans le cadre de ce colloque, est de redonner aux princesses leur place véritable dans l’histoire politique et diplomatique en changeant de point de vue. Remises au centre de la réflexion en tant qu’actrices, c’est à partir de leurs regards et expériences que nous engagerons une redécouverte et une relecture de l’histoire des alliances dynastiques.

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