Buddhist East Asia: The Interplay of Religion, the Arts and Politics

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
March 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Asian History / Studies, Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Theology

This multidisciplinary program, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, will offer four weeks of context-rich engagement with Buddhist teachings, practices and primary texts (in translation), examining how they have shaped and been shaped by the cultures and societies of East Asia. The program will consider how Buddhism addressed both personal and social needs in ways that were inseparable from the dynamics of intellectual exchange, artistic production, trade and politics.

Berggruen Post-doctoral Fellow at NYU

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
March 16, 2018
Location: 
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
Economic History / Studies, Humanities, Philosophy, Sociology, Public Policy

NYU’s Global Institute for Advanced Study plans to hire 3 post-doctoral fellows for the academic year 2018-2019, one each, in philosophy, sociology and economics. These fellows, funded by the Berggruen Institute in relation to its programs around the Great Transformations, will help in the first stages of a project on the ethical and policy issues raised by long-term changes in the labor market.

CFP: Law, the Body and Embodiment: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
May 15, 2018
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Law and Legal History, Sociology, Philosophy, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Health and Health Care

This special issue (journal to be announced) wishes to foreground the body and embodiment in relation to the law, from both contemporary and historical perspectives. In so doing, this CFP invites contributions that consider the following, but not exclusively: what is the relationship between law and the body, and law and embodiment? How does the law preclude, encourage, marginalize, or stratify particular kinds of embodiment, if at all – and how are particular kinds of embodiment gendered, sexed, classed and/or racialized?

Communitas. Words of the Common, Words of Community

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 15, 2018 to November 17, 2018
Location: 
France
Subject Fields: 
Communication, French History / Studies, Philosophy, Political Science
Communitas: Words of the Common, Words of Community
 
CCC International Conference and 2018 SFLGC Congress
Maison Internationale de la Recherche, Cergy-Neuville, November 15-17, 2018

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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

C A L L  F O R  P A P E R S
2 0 1 8   A n n u a l   C o n f e r e n c e
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. 

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