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  • Helsinki

    Appel à contribution - Pensée

    Moral Machines? Ethics and Politics of the Digital World

    As our visible and invisible social reality is getting increasingly digitalized, the question of the ethical, moral and political consequences of digitalization is getting ever more pressing. All technologies mark their environment, but digital technologies do so much more intimately than any previous technologies since they promise to think in our place. But how do they really think? What happens when they are entrusted with moral decisions? Is a moral machine possible? Who is responsible of the social and political environments and situations digitalization creates? Should they be politically controlled and how? The conference Moral machines calls together scholars in philosophy, humanities, literature and art in order to discuss these pressing issues.

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  • Budapest

    Informations diverses - Ethnologie, anthropologie

    The Philosophical Journal of Conflict and Violence

    Call for Guest-Editors : Volume III, Issue I. 2019

    The Philosophical Journal of Conflict and Violence is looking for a Guest-Editor for its May 2019 issue. Preferred topics are : (1) violence and technology; (2) philosophical perspectives on modern wars; (3) reflections on conflict and violence pertaining to the work of a modern western philosopher. 

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  • Paris

    Colloque - Histoire

    The old Babylonian Diyala: research since the 1930s and prospects

    The region around the river Diyala, which runs approximately 500 km, from the mountains between Iraq and Iran, down to the south of Baghdad where it joins the Tigris, was the home of dozens of cities, villages and communities during the long history of ancient Mesopotamia. In the first centuries of the second millennium BCE, the strategic position of the region turned it into a point of articulation, dispute and mediation of the Babylonian area in the south and the Assyrian area in the north. Added to the growing power of the city of Eshnunna, this led the region to play a significant role in the international politics of those times.

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  • Londres

    Informations diverses - Représentations

    Workshop about Antoine Vérard's early printed books

    (British Library)

    Antoine Vérard was a major Parisian editor and publisher of the late 15th and early 16th century and is well known for his production of illustrated books. After the death of Caxton, he became the main provider of French printed books for the royal library of Henry VII

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  • Appel à contribution - Études des sciences

    L’épigénétique comme interdiscipline : entre sciences sociales et sciences du vivant

    Depuis le début des années 2000, le développement scientifique spectaculaire de l’épigénétique incite un nombre croissant de chercheurs en sciences sociales à tenter de constituer l’épigénétique comme une nouvelle « interdiscipline » : un carrefour disciplinaire à l’intersection des sciences du vivant et des sciences sociales explorant l’enchevêtrement du biologique, de l’environnement et du social. Qu’il s’agisse d’exposition au risque, d’usages alimentaires, de stress, de préjudice ou de stigmate, toutes ces dimensions familières en sciences sociales seraient désormais, c’est du moins la thèse défendue par les promoteurs de l’épigénétique en sciences sociales, parties prenantes du raisonnement biologique. L’objectif général de ce numéro spécial sera de faire progresser la connaissance sur la nature et les conséquences de l’épigénétique pour les sciences sociales en réunissant des contributions venues notamment de l’anthropologie, du droit, de la philosophie, de la sociologie, de la science politique, etc. 

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  • Ypres

    Colloque - Histoire

    To end all wars?

    Geopolitical aftermath and commemorative legacies of the first world war

    Taking worldwide perspectives, this unique and prestigious conference brings together international specialists including Jay Winter, Nicolas Offenstadt, Carole Fink, Stefan Berger, Bruce Scates, Pieter Lagrou, Piet Chielens and many others. They will discuss and reflect upon the consequences of the new geopolitical order that came into being after the First World War, and how that war and its legacy have been remembered up to the present day.

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  • Paris

    Colloque - Moyen Âge

    Vérité et fiction

    15th annual conference of the International Medieval Society

    Le Ve colloque annuel de l’International Medieval Society (IMS-Paris) est organisé en collaboration avec le Laboratoire de médiévistique occidentale de Paris (LAMOP) et le Centre d’étude et de recherches antiques et médiévales (CERAM), cette année sur le thème de « Verité et fiction ». 

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  • Paris

    Journée d'étude - Sociologie

    Using European Union Statistics of Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) for demographic analysis in Europe

    The European Union Statistics of Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) is a unique data source, due to its country coverage, the large set of socio-economic variables it provides and the possibility to merge household members. EU-SILC is not specifically designed to study demographic issues, but is becoming increasingly popular for demographic analysis. This conference aims to present different ways to use the EU-SILC to study fertility, marriage, and other aspects of demographic interest. The first part of the conference will be focused on the presentation of the dataset and on the quality of demographic measures. The second part will present demographic research based on EU-SILC.

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  • Saint-Omer

    Appel à contribution - Histoire

    Les échanges humanistes dans les provinces du Nord pendant la Renaissance

    Premier colloque international de Saint-Omer

    Le colloque international de Saint-Omer est organisé conjointement par le Centre de Recherche et d’Études Histoire et Sociétés (EA 4027 CREHS - université d’Artois), et la Communauté d’Agglomération du Pays de Saint-Omer (CAPSO) représentée par sa Bibliothèque et son Université Populaire. Ce colloque s’inscrit dans le cadre du programme de recherche pluridisciplinaire : La Renaissance dans les Provinces du Nord, coordonné depuis 2015 par Charles GiryDeloison et Laurence Baudoux, et dans la continuité des journées d’études annuelles organisées au sein de ce programme à l’université d’Artois. En ce sens, le propos de cette rencontre est d’interroger les diverses manifestations de la Renaissance dans les Anciens Pays Bas aux XVIème et XVIIème siècles, touchant les principaux champs des humanités (philosophie, lettres et arts), et en se concentrant plus particulièrement sur les échanges, rencontres et associations entre les différents acteurs de cette renaissance culturelle.

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  • Wrocław

    École d'été - Histoire

    Public History Summer School

    If you are interested in how history functions in the public sphere, the summer school will give you an opportunity to broaden your interests and enrich your methodology. The event will combine lectures and debates concerning methodology and specific case studies by scholars from the HI UWr and invited guests from other universities, as well as presentations of students’ own research projects.

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  • Rome

    Appel à contribution - Histoire

    The European Left and the Jewish question

    Zionism, anti-semitism and the Arab-Israeli conflict (1789-1989)

    The seminar on contemporary history of the Department of social and economic sciences of Sapienza University of Rome will organize a conference that will take place from 13 to 14 December 2018 in Rome titled: “The European Left and the Jewish question: Zionism, anti-Semitism and the Arab-Israeli conflict”. The goal is to explore the relationship between the Left and Jews in the two hundred years’ history of the political left, considering three major themes: the Jewish question as seen by left-wing authors; Anti-Semitism and its representations in left-wing culture; The Arab-Israeli conflict as a node of comparison between the Left and the Jewish question.

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  • Paris

    Colloque - Économie

    Kidney allocation: Evaluation and perspectives

    These last years, the graft assignment schemes, in particular for kidneys, have experienced profound changes. Several of these changes have occurred through collaborations among researchers and practitioners. The program for the workshop “Kidney allocation : Evaluation and Perspectives” will be along these lines. The first goal is to present and assess the practices in France and in Europe as well as the perspectives of evolutions. In a second step, recent researches will be presented, at the frontier of economics and operation research, with the objective of understanding the theoretical properties of these allocation schemes and of developing tools for empirical analysis.

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  • Paris

    Journée d'étude - Asie

    La vie des objets en Chine

    Over the last twenty years, material culture studies have occupied a growing place in the social sciences. How does this growing interest in objects and material culture reveal itself in Chinese studies? Choosing from different disciplines and different periods, this AFEC workshop aims to examine how to approach objects in the humanities and social sciences—from everyday objects to natural objects, consumer goods, technical or scientific instruments, objects of study or devotion, or ritual objects and works of art. By bringing together specialists from different fields (history, art history, archaeology, technology, anthropology, literature, sociology, etc.), the workshop explores the life, trajectory and the possible metamorphoses of the value, status and function of objects, as well as the relationships these artefacts have with individuals—raising in addition questions of their social uses—by focusing on their religious, symbolic, political, economic, emotional or memorial dimensions.

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  • Appel à contribution - Afrique

    Southwest Indian Ocean Islands : challenges and opportunities for sustainable development, security and regional cooperation

    Journal of the Indian Ocean Region

    For this special issue on the "Southwest Indian Ocean Islands: challenges and opportunities for sustainable development, security and regional cooperation", the Journal of the Indian Ocean Region would like to receive proposals on any of the three proposed themes as well as on one, several or all the island entities of the region.

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  • Montréal

    Colloque - Sociologie

    Challenging migrant detention: Human rights, advocacy and mental health

    Join researchers, advocates, lawyers, clinicians, decision-makers and migrants from around the world to explore global trends and avenues for change in immigration detention. Drawing on experiences of detention and resistance in multiple countries, we will discuss strategies to challenge migrant detention, including research, litigation and community mobilization.

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  • São Paulo

    Appel à contribution - Histoire

    La presse étrangère publiée aux Amériques

    Revista história (São Paulo) - Brésil

    Ce dossier va recevoir des articles sur la presse périodique (journaux, revues, almanachs, bulletins, annales etc.) publiée en langue étrangère(différente de la langue national) dans quelque pays des Amériques du Nord, Centrale ou du Sud. Ils sont attendus contributions variées traitant des questions sur la production, circulation et diffusion des supports, ainsi que des études sur médiateurs culturels, qu’il s’agisse de personnes ou institutions. Ils seront acceptés des textes avec des approches les plus divers concernant les transferts culturels, histoire globale, histoires croisées, histoires connectées parmi autres, avec le but d’envisager les caractéristiques transnationales des imprimés publiés en langue allophone.

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  • Cork

    Journée d'étude - Religions

    Mendicants on the margins

    A one-day symposium on the theme of “Mendicants on the Margins” will take place at University College Cork on the 27 June 2018. It is organised as part of the IRC-funded project “Spiritual Infrastructure, Space and Society: The Augustinian Friars in Late Medieval Ireland”. Speakers from Ireland and abroad will tackle a variety of aspects relating to the geenral theme on Mendicants on the Margins, from mendicant orders in geographical margins, the lesser-known orders such as the Augustinian friars, female communities and the Franciscan Third Order, to mendicant communities on the margins of the traditional model of urban mendicancy, such as foundations in non-urban environments, and aspects of mendicant studies challenging the traditional historiography of mendicant orders.

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  • Esch-sur-Alzette

    Bourse, prix et emploi - Histoire

    History of the computerization and digitalization of banking activities and services – Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Contemporary History

    The University of Luxembourg invites applications for its Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH): Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Contemporary History and History of the computerization and digitalization of banking activities and services.

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  • Rotorua

    Appel à contribution - Sociologie

    Waiora : promouvoir la santé de la planète et le développement durable

    XXIIIe conférence mondiale de l’UIPES sur la promotion de la santé

    Le « Health Promotion Forum » de Nouvelle-Zélande, l’Union internationale de promotion de la santé et d'éducation pour la santé (UIPES) et leurs partenaires sont heureux d’accueillir cet important évènement de santé publique, à Rotorua, en Nouvelle-Zélande en avril 2019. Le but est de fournir une occasion inégalée de lier et démontrer la contribution de la promotion de la santé à l'accomplissement des objectifs de développement durable (ODD) et de reconnaître la manière dont les ODD contribuent aux améliorations de la santé et du bien-être.

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  • Appel à contribution - Religions

    Litany in the Arts and Culture

    Scholars representing various disciplines are kindly encouraged to submit paper proposals focusing on litanies and their forms and representations in different spheres of culture, including liturgy, literature, music, the visual arts, spirituality, and philosophy. The book Litany in the Arts and Culture edited by Witold Sadowski (University of Warsaw) and Francesco Marsciani (University of Bologna) and composed of selected best papers will be proposed for publication to the editorial board of the Brepols series: Studia Traditionis Theologiae Explorations in Early and Medieval Theology.

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