Category Archives: Calls for Papers

CfP: Political Philosophy and its History: Leo Strauss and Beyond

CfP: Political Philosophy and its History: Leo Strauss and Beyond 6-7 December 2017, KU Leuven Leo Strauss is widely considered one of the most influential and controversial thinkers of 20th century. He is best known for providing insightful and challenging studies of several canonical thinkers in the history of political philosophy (Plato, Aristotle Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, […]

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CfP: Singular Acts: The Role of the Individual in the Transformation of Collective Culture

CfP: Singular Acts: The Role of the Individual in the Transformation of Collective Culture 16 November 2017, The Warburg Institute The Warburg Institute will host its second Postgraduate Symposium on 16 November 2017. This year’s Symposium focuses on particular personalities who acted for or against historical and cultural change. The Early Modern period saw seismic […]

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CfP: Epistemic Vices: Continuities and Discontinuities, 1600-2000

CfP: Epistemic Vices: Continuities and Discontinuities, 1600-2000 25-26 January 2018, Leiden University Impartiality, objectivity, honesty, and accuracy are qualities that generations of scholars have regarded as necessary for the pursuit of scholarly inquiry. Philosophers call them epistemic virtues, because these virtues facilitate the pursuit of epistemic aims such as knowledge and understanding of reality. As such, […]

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CFP: Republicanism in the History of Political Philosophy and Today

CFP: Republicanism in the History of Political Philosophy and Today (3rd Biennial Ideas in Politics Conference) 3-4 November 2017, Charles University, Prague Hosted by the Institute of Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, the School of International Relations and Diplomacy, and the Anglo-American University Center for Political Philosophy, Ethics and Religion at Charles University, Prague. The current surge of political populism […]

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CFP: Fractured States: Eighth Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought

CFP: Fractured States: Eighth Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought 29-30 June 2017, University College London Announcing the Call for Papers for the 8th Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought. The conference keynote address will be delivered by Annabel Brett (Cambridge), and the closing roundtable features Valentina […]

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CFP: Rethinking Crisis

CFP: Rethinking Crisis, Early Career Conference (Crisis, extremes and Apocalypse Research Network) 13-14 June 2017, University of Oxford We live in tumultuous times. From the spread of the Islamic State to the prospect of technology running amok, the growth of social inequalities to the rejection of traditional political institutions alongside a populist resurgence, irrevocable ecological damage […]

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CFP: The Making of the Humanities VI

CFP: The Making of the Humanities VI 28-30 September 2017, University of Oxford The sixth conference on the history of the humanities, ‘The Making of the Humanities VI’, will take place at the University of Oxford, Humanities Division and Somerville College, UK, from 28 until 30 September 2017. The MoH conferences are organized by the Society […]

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CFP: Holism: Possibilities and Problems

CFP: Holism: Possibilities and Problems 8-10 September 2017, Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex We invite contributions from both established and emerging scholars and practitioners in a wide range of disciplines, including psychoanalysis, philosophy, politics, psychology, history, the arts, science, education, health care, architecture, and spirituality. This international, interdisciplinary conference will explore the possibilities and problems […]

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CFP: Revisit Vegueta: “Messianism, Apocalyticism and the End of the World”

CFP: Revista Vegueta (Issue 17, 2017): “Messianism, Apocalyticism and the End of the World” Submissions Due: 31 January 2017 This dossier of the journal Vegueta aims to collect contributions regarding messianism, Apocalypticism, and the end of the world. All three notions, which embrace the idea of Millenarianism, have evolved whether as a result of research […]

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CFP: From Scotland to the South of the Mediterranean. The Thought of Adam Smith Through Europe and Beyond

CFP: From Scotland to the South of the Mediterranean. The Thought of Adam Smith Through Europe and Beyond 6-7 July 2017, University of Palermo Adam Smith is one of those authors who has left a very profound sign in the history of ideas. Yet, the reception of Smithian ideas was not a unique and uniform process, […]

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