Category Archives: Conferences and Workshops

CFP: Power and Knowledge from the 18th Century to Today

University of Lorraine (Nancy, France), 24-25 November 2022 Dating back to the beginnings of Greek democracy and the Platonic conception of the philosopher king, the relations between power and knowledge have recently come back to the fore with the rise of populism or the sanitary crisis. Whether an obstacle to democracy, a means for citizens […]

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Call for Expressions of Interest – 2022 ISIH Online Events for Early Career Researchers

The International Society for Intellectual History is inviting expressions of interest from early career researchers who would like to organise an online event for ECRs with ISIH in 2022. Possible formats include but are not limited to workshops and seminar series, with a topic that would engage intellectual historians from a broad range of backgrounds. […]

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CFP: Community and Conflict in Intellectual History

The existence of communities and the threat of conflict have been central features of thought since humanity began reflecting on the forms of its organisation. How can you maintain a community divided by conflict? Does humanity naturally tend towards harmony? Is conflict necessary for societies to flourish? While these sorts of questions are legion, this […]

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CfP: Rethinking Liberal Europe: Ideas of Europe and Notions of Freedom between 1848 and 1945

29 June – 1 July 2022, Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, Turin XIII Annual Conference of the Research Network on the History of the Idea of Europe In 1932, the Italian philosopher Benedetto Croce published his History of Europe in the Nineteenth Century. In it, he made the case that while the Age of Enlightenment had been […]

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CfP: Ideas in/about Interaction

Graduate Symposium, 6 May 2022 The Journal of the History of Ideas, the JHI Blog, and the University of Pennsylvania invite graduate students from all institutions, disciplines, and stages of their degree to propose papers for our fourth annual Graduate Student Symposium on “Ideas in/about Interaction” on Friday, 6 May 2022 at the University of […]

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CFP: Eleventh Annual REFORC Conference on Early Modern Christianity

4-6 May 2022, Berlin The Eleventh Annual REFORC Conference on Early Modern Christianity will take place in Berlin, hosted by the Sonderforschungsbereich 980 Episteme in Bewegung at the Freie Universität in Berlin. The call for papers is open now. Body and Soul. Comparative Studies on the Body-Soul Concept in the Pre-Modern Era The international conference […]

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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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    #ISIH2022 Conference

    #ISIH2022 Our 2020 Conference will take place in Venice, 12-15 Sept. Proposals due 30 April.