Levinas, Displacement, and Repair - North American Levinas Society

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 31, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Philosophy, Native American History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, American History / Studies, Indigenous Studies

Emmanuel Levinas writes extensively about the temptations of knowledge and the seductions of intelligibility and intentional consciousness as they enable a fascination for ontology, power, and war. For nearly 13 years, the North American Levinas Society has worked to preserve and focus this critique through social apertures that privilege questions of historical violence, transgenerational suffering, memory and repair.

On The Margins of European Philosophy [21st May, London School of Economics] - Robert Bernasconi, Giuseppe Bianco, Lucie Mercier, Simon Glendinning

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
May 21, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
European History / Studies, Geography, Humanities, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Philosophy

On The Margins of European Philosophy
Robert Bernasconi, Giuseppe Bianco, Lucie Mercier, Simon Glendinning

 

Postgraduate Conference - Human Rights in the 21st Century: Developing Rights in a Developing World

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
May 18, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Human Rights, Law and Legal History, Philosophy, Public Policy, Humanities

This interdisciplinary postgraduate conference looks at how human rights function in a changing world, including how human rights are being developed and expanded in light of new or evolving technologies or issues such as reproductive rights, refugees, and the climate, and even, how the purpose and impact of human rights are changing. 

We invite contributions that consider, amongst other issues:

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Call for 15th National Communication Ethics Conference

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 10, 2018
Location: 
Pennsylvania, United States
Subject Fields: 
Communication, Humanities, Philosophy, Journalism and Media Studies, Composition & Rhetoric

The Duquesne University Department of Communication & Rhetorical Studies has extended the submission deadline for the 15th National Communication Ethics Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, from June 6–8, 2018 (Wednesday through Friday). The conference is taking place on Duquesne University’s campus and is welcoming paper and panel submissions in the following four content areas: (1) Communication Ethics and Argument, (2) Communication Ethics and Semiotics, (3) Communication Ethics and Communities of Practice, and (4) Communication Ethics and Crisis.

1. ZeM-Spring Lecture: N. Katherine Hayles "Are Sensing Technologies Cognitive? Making the Case"

Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
May 25, 2018
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Philosophy, Psychology

As programmable and networked computers move into the world with increasingly complex sensing systems, traditional questions about machine intelligence cease to be very useful to understand and conceptualize these developments. This talk will focus on cognition rather than intelligence and will compare the perspectives of biosemiotics on sign systems in biological organisms with the sensing capabilities of artificial cognitive systems.

2018 ISHPSSB Off-year Call for Papers: "Regeneration Across Complex Living Systems: From Regenerating Microbiomes to Ecosystems Resiliency"

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
October 22, 2018 to October 23, 2018
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Philosophy

When: October 22 & 23, 2018

Where: Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Submission Due Date: 11:59pm EST July 15th, 2018 (for BOTH paper submissions and travel support requests)

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CFP: Money, Migration, and Morality (MANCEPT Workshop)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 24, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Cultural History / Studies, Human Rights, Political Science, Philosophy, Law and Legal History

Call for Papers: Money, Migration, and Morality

Where: MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
When: 10th-12th September 2018, 
Convenor: Dr. Lior Erez, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Tel Aviv University
Deadline: 24th May 2018

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