Category Archives: Conferences and Workshops

50 Years of Keith Thomas’s Religion and the Decline of Magic, 3 September 2021

3 September 2021, 14:00-17:45 (BST) This year sees the 50th anniversary of Sir Keith Thomas’s masterpiece, Religion and the Decline of Magic (1971), one of the most significant British historical monographs of the last century. This short conference will celebrate and reflect on Thomas’s achievement as well as publicise new interdisciplinary work on the history […]

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#ISIH2021 Conference programme available

Coerced Labour in the Early Modern World (1500-1800): Definitions, Justifications and Resistances 7 – 8 September 2021, online The International Society for Intellectual History (ISIH) is pleased to present this conference as part of a series of online events designed by early career researchers, for early career researchers. Its main objective is to provide the community of intellectual historians […]

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CFP: 7th Derrida Today Conference

13-16 June 2022 CFP closes 1 November 2021 The Derrida Today Conference will focus on the ongoing value of Derrida’s work and deconstruction as well as the political, ethical, cultural, artistic, and public debates and philosophical futures that confront us. The conference will be broadly interdisciplinary and invites contributions from a range of academic, disciplinary, […]

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CFP: 2022 John Locke Conference

21–23 June 2022 American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria Keynote Speakers: Sorana Corneanu (University of Bucharest) Shelley Weinberg (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) Convenor: Diego Lucci (American University in Bulgaria) The 2022 John Locke Conference will gather scholars interested in any aspect of Locke’s oeuvre, with the purpose of encouraging research on this important author and […]

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CFP: Coerced Labour in the Early Modern World (1500-1800): Definitions, Justifications and Resistances

Coerced Labour in the Early Modern World (1500-1800): Definitions, Justifications and Resistances 6 – 8 September 2021, online The International Society for Intellectual History is pleased to announce our 2021 conference: Coerced Labour in the Early Modern World (1500-1800), which will take place online from 6 – 8 September 2021. From the ancient world to […]

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Update on the 2021 ISIH Conference

The 2021 ISIH conference, planned to take place in September in Venice at Ca’Foscari University, has unfortunately been postponed due to the ongoing pandemic. We plan to hold an online AGM for members of the ISIH later this year, as well as several online events. Details will be released soon.

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CfP: Liberalism and/or socialism: tensions, exchanges and convergences from the 19th century to today

Conference Dates: 21-22 October 2021 Submissions Due: 10 May 2021 This conference aims to re-evaluate the relationship between two major ideologies – liberalism and socialism – which seem to be contested nowadays, exploring the forms they have taken and tracing their development from their rise in the 19th century onwards. Socialism seeing itself as a […]

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Early Modern Antitrinitarianism and Italian Culture: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

The theme of the workshop is the influence of Italian culture on the Antitrinitarian movements that spread through Europe in a more or less clandestine fashion during the early modern period. One of the objectives is to go back to the period preceding the activity of the Sozzini and of Servet: we will consider the […]

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Event: The Futures of Intellectual History, 20 April 2021

To celebrate the launch of the Oxford Centre for Intellectual History, there will be an online event designed to begin an ongoing inter-disciplinary conversation about ‘The Futures of Intellectual History’. The event is open to all. The event takes off from short blogs posted on the Centre’s website: https://intellectualhistory.web.ox.ac.uk/ It will take place on Zoom, on Tuesday […]

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Cambridge Political Thought and Intellectual History Graduate Conference – ‘Education and Educators in Political Thought’

The Cambridge Political Thought and Intellectual History Graduate Conference on ‘Education and Educators in Political Thought’ will be held via Zoom on 31 March 2021. Panels on: – Education and Aristotelian Ethics – Judgement, Virtue, and Education in Early Modern Intellectual History – Self-Fashioned Ties: From the Family to the Community – In and Against […]

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    #ISIH2021 Conference

    #ISIH2021 6 – 8 September 2021, to be held online. Click here for the newly released CFP!