Call for papers: Interdisciplinary Study of Religions

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
Michigan, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Philosophy, Research and Methodology, Social Sciences, Religious Studies and Theology

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Hosted by Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan USA)

Hard Lines and Porous Borders A Multi-disciplinary Workshop on Security, Population and Legitimacy

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
March 23, 2018 to March 24, 2018
Location: 
Slovakia
Subject Fields: 
Diplomacy and International Relations, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Philosophy, Political History / Studies

 

March 23-24, 2018

Bratislava International School for Liberal Arts (BISLA)

Slovakia

 

MLA 2019 Special Session: Reinterpreting Nonsense

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 15, 2018
Location: 
Slovakia
Subject Fields: 
East Asian History / Studies, Humanities, Literature, Philosophy, Russian or Soviet History / Studies

This is a call for papers for a special session at the annual MLA convention to take place in Chicago, Jan 3 - 6, 2019.

We live in the internet era with its mirrored online reality where (almost) everything seems quantifiable, searchable and generally predictable. Our minds are trained to apply logic and reason to analyze the world and organize it using the rules of language. Yet there is a realm outside what is expressible in ordinary language, to which literary nonsense points.

RMMLA Panel on Comparative Literature (Non-Western/non-European Focus)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Wyoming, United States
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Humanities, Philosophy, Languages

This is a panel taking place at the annual convention of the Rocky Mountain Modern Langauge Association (4-6 Oct., 2018).  All papers with comparative analyses are welcome.  Please consider submitting your proposal, if at least one of your texts is a non-Western/non-European text.

Call for Book Chapters (Edited Collection): "Law and Art"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 31, 2019
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Law and Legal History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Philosophy

The aim of this edited collection will be to provide one of the leading guides on the intersections between law and art.  The edited collection will therefore bring together a wide range of theorists in relation to, amongst other things, critical approaches to law and art, the intersection between law and art and their mutual relationship, legal categories and definitions and vis-à-vis art movements and particular artworks, and law and art theories. 

The Role and The Self-Image of the Satirist in the 20th and 21st Centuries

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
June 6, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Social History / Studies, Philosophy, Journalism and Media Studies

A one-day symposium convened by doctoral researchers Imen Neffati, Stephanie Williams, Allis Moss, from the Beyond Charlie, Anticlericalism and Freedom of the Press network. This network and the symposium are generously supported by the White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities).

The event will take place on Wednesday 6 June 2018, at the St Bride Foundation, in Fleet Street, London. The symposium warmly invites contributions from practitioners, journalists, political cartoonists, editors, artists, writers  and academics.

Memorial gathering for Professor Sirkku Kristilina Hellsten

Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 14, 2018
Location: 
Tanzania
Subject Fields: 
Philosophy, Political Science, Government and Public Service, Diplomacy and International Relations, African History / Studies

Professor Sirkku Kristilina Hellsten [1962 - February 7, 2018] was a leader in the philosophical theory and practice of development ethics and civic education and research in Kenya, Cameroun, Tanzania and Mozambique, communicating with her African colleagues and others all over the world until the day she passed. A senior research fellow of the Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala, Sweden, she spent many years at the University of Dar es Salaam and is responsible for spearheading the collaboration which brought the Philosophy & Religious Studies Department into being in 2012, as well as i

Artificial Intelligence & Buddhism---The 8th World Youth Buddhist Symposium (FREE accommodation, meals and local transportation)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 25, 2018 to July 28, 2018
Location: 
Thailand
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Philosophy, Public History, Religious Studies and Theology, Sociology

This summer in Chiang Rai (Thailand), FREE accommodation, FREE meals, FREE meditation sessions led by renowned Buddhist masters, & MUST-SEE talks by top researchers and influential spiritual leaders. 
SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TODAY!!!
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How may Buddhism actively embrace the emerging challenges and opportunities in the age of Artificial Intelligence?

CFP: Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
January 3, 2019 to January 6, 2019
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Intellectual History, Literature, Philosophy, Political Science

Modern Language Association 2019 Conference Panel Proposal
Chicago, 3–6 January 2019
Neoliberalism: Between Utopia and Dystopia


This panel seeks to examine utopian representations of (neo)liberalism in 20th century literature and culture, emphasizing comparative connections to (neo)liberal political philosophy and economic theory.

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