Author Archives: James A T Lancaster

CfP: Voyages: Journal of Contemporary Humanism

CfP: Voyages: Journal of Contemporary Humanism Submissions Due: 1 November 2017 Voyages is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to the legacies of humanism broadly and critically construed and is based out of NYU Florence. Its forthcoming issue will be devoted to authoritarianism in contemporary culture. Scholarly and creative works from a wide range of genres (e.g., […]

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Two Jobs: Lecturer in Philosophy

Two Jobs: Lecturer in Philosophy University of Western Australia The School of Humanities offers a rich teaching and research environment spanning the disciplines of Philosophy, Classics and Ancient History, History, English and Cultural Studies and European Languages and Studies. As well as undergraduate and postgraduate programs, the School supports an active research program. The Discipline […]

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Podcasts in Intellectual and Conceptual History

Podcasts in Intellectual and Conceptual History Podcast Series The ‘Crisis, extremes and Apocalypse’ research network was created in September 2016 under the aegis of the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) and aims to shed as many perspectives as possible on these themes from the early modern period onward (from music and philosophy to […]

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CfP: Debt in History

CfP: Debt in History 18-19 May 2018, University of Toronto At a Q&A that followed a Toronto screening of Little Men (2016), a film about two families’ battle over a lease and its impact on the lives of its central protagonists, director Ira Sachs reflected on the modern-day struggle of many families to remain in […]

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50-60 Max Weber Post-doctoral Positions Available, EUI, Florence, Italy

50-60 Max Weber Post-doctoral Positions Available, EUI, Florence, Italy Applications Due: 25 October 2017 Applications are now open for the 2018/19 entry to the Max Weber Multidisciplinary Post-Doctoral Programme at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy. Amongst the largest, most prestigious, innovative and successful post-doctoral programmes in the historical and social sciences, the Max […]

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CfP: Early Modern Civil Religion Workshop

CfP: Early Modern Civil Religion Workshop 14 September 2017, Newcastle University Recent scholarship has reintegrated the religious perspective into how the intellectual culture of the early modern period, particularly in the political sphere, can be understood. This has opened up new avenues of enquiry for those working on the role of scholarship (biblical, patristic, and […]

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CfP: Global Histories: A Student Journal

CfP: Global Histories: A Student Journal Submissions Due: 10 July 2017 Our successful sister project Global History Student Conference 2017 acts as the point of departure for this issue, showcasing how global history is conceptualized and realized in different cultural contexts around the world. Therefore, we encourage submissions of any historical or interdisciplinary research related […]

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CfP: Paradigms of Change in Modernising Asia and America

CfP: Paradigms of Change in Modernising Asia and America 13-14 October 2017, Ghent University and KU Leuven Between the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century, the terminology of change belonging to the European intellectual tradition—composed of terms that constitute milestones in the historiographical account of societal, historical and political development such […]

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CfP: Rewrite Conflicts: The Role of Losers, Heretics, and Outsiders in the History of Medicine

CfP: Rewrite Conflicts: The Role of Losers, Heretics, and Outsiders in the History of Medicine Invited editor: Fabrizio Baldassarri A multifaceted narration characterizes the contrapositions between schools, factions, theories, and practices in the history of medicine. Yet, studying these conflicts helps to shed light on those actors traditional historiographies usually relegate to secondary roles: surgeons, […]

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Symposium: Spinoza and Contemporary Political Philosophy

Symposium: Spinoza and Contemporary Political Philosophy (in honor of Professor Emeritus Gerasimos Vokos) 20 June 2017, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki A symposium on this subject will take place in the Maurice Saltiel Hall, Thessaloniki Concert Hall, on 20 June 2017 (9.35 am–18.30 pm). The participants include Etienne Balibar, Kiarina Kordela, Pierre François Moreau, Gerasimos Vokos. Attendance […]

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