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  • Saint-Omer

    Call for papers - History

    The Literary Exchanges and Intellectual Encounters of Humanists in the Northern Provinces during the Renaissance

    First Saint-Omer international colloquium

    The first Saint-Omer international colloquium is co-organized by the Centre de Recherche et d’Études Histoire et Sociétés (EA 4027 CREHS - Université d’Artois), and the Cultural Services of St Omer country’s Urban district (CAPSO). It is part of the pluri-disciplinary research programme The Renaissance in the Northern Provinces, coordinated since 2015 by Pr. Charles Giry-Deloison and Dr. Laurence Baudoux, and is in the continuity of the conferences already held at the University of Artois. The Saint-Omer colloquium aims to address all expressions of the Renaissance in the field of Humanities (philosophy, literature, arts), in the former Southern Netherlands in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It will focus in particular on the exchanges, encounters and bonds between the main actors of this cultural revival.

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  • Call for papers - America

    Power and media, media power Insights on the Americas

    Insights on the Americas

    For its 11th issue, RITA proposes to interrogate the links between power and media in the Americas. Several areas of debate can be suggested, although they should not be considered as exclusive. Articles making a critical analysis of official media as well as opposition media, in varied historical and geographical contexts, will of course be welcome. Other articles may deal with the treatment of popular movements by the media. Critical reflections on the relationship between media and economic power are also encouraged. The Thema section can also include analysis of the current diversification of information media by focusing, for instance, on the emergence of “alternative” media on the Internet, or on the power of fake news over the construction of collective representations.

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  • Helsinki

    Call for papers - History

    In­clu­sion and ex­clu­sion in the his­tory of ideas

    The Helsinki Centre for Intellectual History invites paper and panel proposals for its first international conference, which will take place 14-15 December 2017. Papers and panels should address intellectual history, broadly speaking, and relate to the general conference theme of “inclusion and exclusion”.

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  • Paris

    Call for papers - Language

    The circulation of linguistic and philological knowledge between Germany and the world, 16th to 20th century

    By all measures, Germany played an overwhelming role in the development of philology and linguistics during the 19th century. This ascendancy rests on the transmission to other national academies of theoretical constructs and views, methods and institutional practices. On the other hand, German philological and linguistic ideas, methods and institutions were not constituted in isolation from the rest of the world : Transfers to the German-speaking world must also be taken into account.

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  • Call for papers - Modern

    Writing 1914-1918. National Responses to the Great War

    Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Literature Special Issue

    Numéro spécial de la revue Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Literature portant sur les réponses apportées par le monde littéraire à la crise du langage et des représentations ayant frappé les écrivains à la suite de la Grande Guerre. L'accent sera mis sur les langues française, espagnole et allemande, sur l'influence des différents contextes nationaux sur la forme des écrits littéraires nés de la guerre, ainsi que sur la valorisation de textes peu connus du grand public.

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  • Rennes

    Call for papers - Modern

    Intellectuals and the media in Spanish- and Portuguese- spaces (19th-21st century)

    Hommage à Marie-Claude Chaput

    Ce colloque en hommage à Marie-Claude Chaput, ex-présidente de l’association Pilar (Presse, imprimé, lecture dans l’aire romane) et ancienne enseignante-chercheure de Rennes 2, a pour objet la place et le rôle des intellectuels dans les médias dans les espaces hispanophones et lusophones, dans une approche pluridisciplinaire : historique, politique, économique, culturelle et linguistique.

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  • Call for papers - Thought

    Faces of Eros

    Journal of Phenomenological and Existential Theory and Culture

    Eros plays a central role in Western thought. In the philosophical and spiritual traditions, it usually refers to physical love and desire. Eros is a recurring character in the pre-Socratic cosmogonies, and it is the main impulse of the philosophical quest for truth in Plato’s Phaedrus. This Special Topics issue of PhænEx wishes to give a new impulse to philosophical reflections on this fundamental and ambiguous phenomenon, following an interdisciplinary perspective at the intersection of phenomenology, post-structuralism, and social sciences (psychology, sociology, sexology, anthropology, linguistics, etc.).

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  • Paris 05 Panthéon

    Call for papers - History

    Europe and the Arabian Peninsula (19th-21th centuries)

    This international workshop will deal with the relations between Europe and the Arabian Peninsula in the Modern Era, from the beginnings of globalization until the most recent economic and strategic developments. In order to study both the evolution and the contents of such relations, two main topics will be given a more particular interest: Cultural and Scientific Relations in connection with the change of mutual understanding from the 19th to the 21th century; Evolution of Economic relations from the 19th to the 21th century.

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  • Call for papers - History

    Purity and Impurity

    Hamsa. Journal of Judaic and Islamic Studies, nº 2

    “Purity” and “Impurity” establish themselves as structural categories in both Islam and Judaism, embracing dimensions as diverse as the body, food, clothing and even space itself. The 2nd issue of the journal Hamsa will be devoted to this wide-ranging theme, seeking to obtain diachronic historical perspectives. To this effect, we aim to promote the analysis of interfaith relationships, in those instances where purity and impurity are projected in contacts with the Other. Those dimensions concern not only the minorities, but also affect Christianitas itself, through interiorization of these concepts and their application to minority communities (as is the case, for example, with limpeza de sangue - “cleanliness of blood”).

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  • Lucerne

    Call for papers - Law

    Access to Material and Immaterial Goods

    The Relationship Between Intellectual Property and Its Physical Embodiments

    This conference aims to look at the relationship between intellectual property and its physical materialisations, with a particular focus on the issue of access and the challenges of new technologies. Speakers will be allocated 20 minutes to present within a panel of three speakers, followed by a 30 minute discussion. Submissions from those in non-legal disciplines and from those in practice are very welcome. We strongly encourage submissions from doctorate students and postdoctoral researchers.

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  • Vatican

    Call for papers - Thought

    4rth International Congress on the Square of Opposition

    The Square : a Central Object for Thought

    The square of opposition is a very famous theme coming from Aristotelian logic dealing with the notions of opposition, negation, quantification and proposition. It has been continuously studied by people interested in logic, philosophy and Aristotle during two thousand years. Even Frege, one of the main founders of modern mathematical logic, used it. This congress is an interdisciplinary event gathering logicians, philosophers, mathematicians, semioticians, artists, cognitivists, and computer scientists.

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  • London

    Call for papers - History

    Revisiting Early Modern Prophecies (c.1500 – c.1815)

    A three-day, international conference on prophecy in early modern Europe and the Mediterranean world. To be held at Goldsmiths, University of London on 26–28 June 2014.

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  • Venice

    Call for papers - Thought

    Philosophy of Social Science

    The European Network for the Philosophy of the Social Sciences and the Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable invite contributions to their first joint conference. Contributions from all areas within the philosophy of the social sciences, from both philosophers and social scientists, are encouraged.  

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