Wild Places, Natural Spaces: The 14th Annual Conference of the International Association for the Study of Environment, Space, and Place, University of Mary Washington, April 27-29, 2018

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 27, 2018 to April 29, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Environmental History / Studies, Geography, Philosophy, Literature, Art, Art History & Visual Studies

We live in a world increasingly populated and altered by human beings.  Along with the physical transformations have come fundamental changes in how we conceptualize our relationship with the world around us.  Where once wild places represented darkness, danger, and temptation, they now conjure images of personal challenge (“conquering” the Appalachian trail or Mount Rainier), individual spiritual renewal, or hope against the degradation of rampant consumerism, inequality, or political rot.

Call For Papers 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference on Baudrillard Studies ('Applied Baudrillard' Oxford UK, 5th - 7th September 2018)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
September 5, 2018 to September 7, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Philosophy, Popular Culture Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology

CALL FOR PAPERS:

“APPLIED BAUDRILLARD”

2ND INTERNATIONAL MULTIDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE ON BAUDRILLARD STUDIES

Date: 5th – 7th September 2018

Venue: Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers to date: Professor Mike Gane (Loughborough University)

Call for Applications NEH Summer Seminar "Invisible Hands: the Enlightenment Science of Society from Mandeville to Hegel." July 2018, University Of Chicago

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
Illinois, United States
Subject Fields: 
Early Modern History and Period Studies, Intellectual History, Philosophy, Political Science, European History / Studies
 
Professor Paul Cheney, University of Chicago, and I are offering a three-week NEH Summer Seminar "Invisible Hands: the Enlightenment Science of Society from Mandeville to Hegel.", to be held at the University of Chicago, 9-27 July 2018
 
The aim of this three-week seminar for University and College pro

Call for Book Proposals: Routledge Series on Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs

Type: 
Call for Publications
Date: 
December 15, 2017
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Digital Humanities, Diplomacy and International Relations, Graduate Studies, Philosophy, Political Science

The editors of the ongoing Routledge series on Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs are interested in considering manuscripts and book proposals for publication.  This series examines the crucial ethical, legal and public policy questions arising from or exacerbated by the design, development and eventual adoption of new technologies across all related fields, from education and engineering to medicine and military affairs.

Kaleidoscopic Joyce - 26th International James Joyce Symposium

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
June 11, 2018 to June 16, 2018
Location: 
Belgium
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Fine Arts, Humanities, Literature, Philosophy

We invite contributions for a curated panel at the 26th International James Joyce Symposium to be held in Antwerp, Belgium

»PLACE, TIME and PEOPLE: Biographies and the Production of Places«

Type: 
Symposium
Date: 
November 23, 2017 to November 25, 2017
Location: 
Germany
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Philosophy, Sociology

As often concluded, human lives and actions are not simply contained within space, but rather they are the active producers of a dialogue between time and geography – where »subjectivity and facticity engage in a constant nervous process of dialog.« [1] How do biographies regulate, determine, and silently infuse the conversation of time and geography with content and substance?

Litany in the Arts and Culture

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
December 10, 2017
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Classical Studies, Music and Music History, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the research team “Litanic Verse in the Culture of European Regions” (University of Warsaw, www.wiersz.uw.edu.pl/gb) is preparing a panel proposal for the following conference:

 

European Academy of Religion

First Annual Conference

Bologna March 5-8, 2018

www.europeanacademyofreligion.org

 

CFP: The Graduate History Review

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
British Columbia, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Philosophy, Political History / Studies, Race Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies

The Graduate History Review is a peer-reviewed, open access journal published by graduate students at the University of Victoria. We welcome original and innovative research notes and essays from emerging scholars in history and related disciplines. Volume 7 asks how history “defines human-ness?” We are seeking submissions that:

Freedom, Power, and Personal Identity in American Pluralism

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
April 15, 2018
Location: 
Washington, United States
Subject Fields: 
Political Science, Philosophy, American History / Studies, Psychology, Sociology

The 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Values in Higher Education will explore how personal identities shape and are shaped by the realities of pluralism together with different sorts of, and imbalances of, power. In particular, we ask: Can the formation of a rich plurality of personal identities be consistent with the existence of a collective or national identity? We invite proposals for individual and panel presentations around the following questions (though not limited to these):

'Modes of Attentiveness', Dec 1st, University of Warwick

Type: 
Workshop
Date: 
December 1, 2017
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Philosophy, Psychology, Public Health, Literature

You are cordially invited to the following:

One-day, interdisciplinary workshop

‘Modes of Attentiveness’

December 1st 2017, 10-4, Wolfson Research Exchange, Seminar Room 3

 

10.00 – 10.30: Morning Coffee and Welcome

10.30-11.30: Panel One: Attentiveness – Therapeutic and Pedagogical Perspectives

Kitty Wheater (Oxford): ‘The Therapeutic Uses of Attention in Mindfulness-based Interventions for Health and Wellbeing’

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