Call for Article Submissions
British Society for the History of Science
Postgraduate Conference 2019
Deadline: 9 November 2018
Location: Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge
Dates: 10–12 April 2019
Keynote speaker: Dr Sujit Sivasundaram
submission deadline: October 1, 2018
Manuscript, Print and Publication Cultures in South Asia: From the 19th Century to the Present is a symposium organized by the Department of South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies (ISTB) of the University of Vienna together with the Institute for the Cultural and Intellectual History of Asia (IKGA), of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
A multidisciplinary research focusing on the complex interrelationship of music and literature has expanded rapidly in the recent years.
This five-day winterschool at the Israel Institute for Advanced Studies brings together specialists of books in Hebrew and European languages from the late medieval and early modern periods. We will study textual practices through the lifecycle of the various physical objects we call books for convenience (though they may take other forms than the codex that we associate with books today). In particular we will examine how texts were composed and scribed, prepared for publication and distributed (in manuscript or in print), and read and annotated.
Mystics and Knowledge
The most fundamental question from which this journal’s number arise is the following: is it possible to compare the specific attitude of a line of medieval mysticism thought with some aspects of contemporary thought? Which are important in particular?
International Conference, London, October 2019 (exact date unconfirmed)
Will to Truth: Sarah Kofman and the Relief of Philosophy
Organised by John McKeane and Jacob Bates-Firth
Speakers: Tina Chanter; Cillian O’Farthaigh; Mathieu Fracowiack; Duncan Large; Ginette Michaud; Elizabeth Rottenberg; Charlotte Thevenet, and others.
The claim in support of the Romani community’s Indian origin -- what the Orientalists first propounded is now reinforced by Genetics -- was, during the 18-19th centuries, premised upon the homophony between Romani and Indian languages. This was in line with notions of ‘border thinking’ so pervasive within the Orientalist discourse, and has since then provoked classist vis-à-vis confrontations and ideological practices of territorializing ‘differential space’ (Lefebvre, 1992). Taking off from here, this symposium seeks to reflect on: