Category Archives: Calls for Papers

CfP: The Body and Politics (Graduate Conference)

CfP: The Body and Politics (Graduate Conference) 18-19 March 2019, Pembroke College, Cambridge Keynote speaker: Dr Anna Becker (University of Copenhagen) The 2019 Cambridge Graduate Conference in Political Thought and Intellectual History will be on the theme ‘The Body and Politics’. We invite graduate students to consider the multifaceted ways in which the body can be […]

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CfP: Ninth Annual RefoRC Conference on Early Modern Christianity

CfP: Ninth Annual RefoRC Conference on Early Modern Christianity 15-17 May 2019, Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII, Bologna May 15-17, 2019, the Ninth Annual RefoRC Conference will take place in Bologna, hosted by the Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII. Short paper proposals on all disciplines related to Early Modern Christianity, ca. 1450-1650, such […]

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CfP: LECTIO Doctoral Seminar Jill Kraye

CfP: LECTIO Doctoral Seminar Jill Kraye Seminar Date: 17 May 2018 Every year, LECTIO awards the LECTIO Chair to a renowned scholar specialized in one of the disciplines studied by LECTIO researchers. Holder of the 2018 LECTIO Chair is Prof. Jill Kraye (Warburg Institute). On Thursday 17 May 2018, she will give a doctoral seminar […]

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Hobbes Studies 2018 Essay Competition

Hobbes Studies 2018 Essay Competition Submissions Deadline: 30 May 2018 Hobbes Studies is pleased to invite submissions to the 2018 Hobbes Studies Essay Competition. Submissions should treat the philosophical, political, historical, literary, religious, or scientific aspects of the thought of Thomas Hobbes and be no more than 10,000 words. Essays are invited from researchers in […]

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CfP: The Pursuit of Legitimacy. Power and its Manifestations in Political History

CfP: The Pursuit of Legitimacy. Power and its Manifestations in Political History (4th Workshop for PhD Candidates in Political History) 25 -26 October 2018, Leiden University Some political questions are never to be solved. The question of legitimacy is one of these issues that keep pressing themselves on history. How the wielding of political power is […]

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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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  • 2019 ISIH Conference

    2019 ISIH Conference

    #ISIH2019 will take place 5-7 June 2019 at the University of Queensland.