Category Archives: Calls for Papers

CfP: Historicism as a Polemical Concept in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1890-1980

CfP: Historicism as a Polemical Concept in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1890-1980 30-31 August 2018, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences On August 30 and 31, 2018 a conference “Historicism as a Polemical Concept in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 1890-1980” will take place at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences in […]

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CfP: Locating the Ancient World in Early Modern Subversive Thought

CfP: Locating the Ancient World in Early Modern Subversive Thought 12-14 April 2018, Newcastle University Dichotomies have long been used to define the intellectual developments of early modern Europe – reason and faith; authority and subversion; science and humanism; radicalism and tradition; heterodoxy and orthodoxy – with classical thought usually located on the side of […]

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CfP: Aesthetics and Poetics in the History of Political Thought – Cambridge Graduate Conference

CfP: Aesthetics and Poetics in the History of Political Thought 13 June 2018, Cambridge Graduate Conference in Political Thought and Intellectual History The uneasy distinctions between poetics, aesthetics and politics raise many important issues for historians of political thought. Can we sharply distinguish political and aesthetic concerns throughout history? Are political theories always determined by […]

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CfP: Ideas of Poverty in the Age of Enlightenment

CfP: Ideas of Poverty in the Age of Enlightenment 5-6 September 2018, King’s College London Although the Age of Enlightenment saw the development of radically new approaches to the study of society and politics, our current understanding is that the existence of poverty was rarely problematized by eighteenth-century thinkers – notwithstanding that ‘the poor’ made up […]

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CfP: 9th Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought

CfP: 9th Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought 28-29 June 2018, London We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for the 9th Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought. The conference keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Rachel Hammersley (Newcastle) and the deadline for submission […]

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CfP: Ephemeral Exhibition Spaces (1750-1918)

CfP: Ephemeral Exhibition Spaces (1750-1918) 16-17 March 2018, University of Geneva During the last decades of the Ancien Régime and throughout the long nineteenth century, people in Europe marvelled at absent worlds or past events that were reenacted visually or mentally in a variety of ephemeral exhibition spaces, like temporal museums, exhibits, (private) cabinets and, […]

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CfP: Mediterranean Europe(s): Images and Ideas of Europe from the Mediterranean Shores

CfP: Mediterranean Europe(s): Images and Ideas of Europe from the Mediterranean Shores (9th Annual Symposium of the Research Network on the History of the Idea of Europe) 4-6 July 2018, Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici – Naples The economic crisis of the late 2000s, the growing Euroscepticism, and the refugee crisis have recently highlighted the […]

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CfP: Neo-Latin Scholarship on the Slavs

CfP: Neo-Latin Scholarship on the Slavs Conference Dates: 5-7 December 2018 An international conference organised by the Ján Stanislav Institute of Slavistics of the Slovak Academy of Science to be held in Bratislava on 5-7 December 2018. Almost all branches of modern science and scholarship, including humanities, can trace their existence back to at least early […]

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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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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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