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  • Call for Papers: Fourth Seminar “Women in Intellectual History”, 2024/2025

    The International Society for Intellectual History is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for the fourth instalment of its seminar series, Woman in Intellectual History, which will take place online in late 2024 / early 2025. Women thinkers and their writings are still underrepresented in the discipline of intellectual history. Despite decades-long efforts at…

  • CFP: Ideas of Europe and Images of Russia: From the Eighteenth Century to the Present

    XV Annual Conference of the Research Network on the History of Idea of Europe University of East Anglia, School of History – Norwich 19 – 21 June 2024 The geo-cultural relationship between Europe and Russia has been a source of intrigue for scholars, historians, philosophers, novelists, and politicians since at least the late seventeenth century.…

  • CFP: Socialist Ideas of Europe in the World 1871-1968

    June 14th, 2024 – London School of Economics – Sir Arthur Lewis Building – SAL.LG.04 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Professor Donald Sassoon (QMUL) CALL FOR PAPERS: Can Socialism survive without an international(ist) vision? Can such a shared vision even exist? The issue of a distinct left-wing international thought seems relatively overlooked in contemporary academic work and politics, with…

  • CFP: Conference of the European Society for the History of Political Thought

    Human Nature – Humans and Nature in the History of Political Thought. Seventh Biennial Conference of the European Society for the History of Political Thought: Central European University, Vienna 25-27 September 2024 The European Society for the History of Political Thought invites proposals for its 7th international conference on “Human Nature – Humans and Nature in the…

  • CFP: Materialism and Metaphysics in Early Modernity

    17 May 2024, Centre for Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, University of York Metaphysics, which takes concepts as its objects, is traditionally thought of as antithetical to the worldly concerns of materialism. In truth, neither can be understood without the other. On the one hand, attending to materiality without appreciating how thoroughly matter is suffused…

  • CFP: Afterlives of Empire in the Public Imagination

    21-22 September 2023 Department of European, American and Intercultural Studies, Sapienza University of Rome Keynote speakers: Corinne Fowler (University of Leicester), Pablo Mukherjee (University of Oxford). The resurgence of nationalist ideologies in Europe and the US has reignited interest in the histories and legacies of modern Empires. As of late, this has been strongly visible in the UK. The…

  • CFP: Nationalism, Internationalism, and the Liberal World Order

    ECR Seminar, 12 May 2023, City, University of London

  • CFP: 14th Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought

    Property and Power in the History of Political Thought Keynote speaker: Dr. Sudhir Hazareesingh Location: 1-19 Torrington Place, G13 Date: Thursday 22 – Friday 23 June 2023 Seneca may have claimed that power belonged to kings and property to individuals, but in practice, theorists have rarely found the two concepts so easy to disentangle. Property and power have always…

  • CFP: JHP Summer Seminar in the History of Philosophy

    Ancient Origins of Renaissance and Early Modern Feminism, May 15–19, 2023 Mindful of the challenges facing young scholars working in the history of philosophy, the Board of Directors of the Journal of the History of Philosophy has established a Summer Seminar in the History of Philosophy. The central idea of the program is that a senior scholar…

  • CFP: Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy VIII

    Faculty of Philosophy, University of Groningen  (NL), 23–24 June 2022 The Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy brings together advanced graduate students and established scholars from all over the world to discuss the latest work in early modern philosophy, broadly conceived. Building on the success of the previous 2014–2021 editions, the seminar offers workshop-style collaborations in order to stimulate…

  • CFP: Special Issue of the Journal for the History of Knowledge, 2024

    The Journal for the History of Knowledge features an annual special issue, compiled by guest editors, which explores a theme central to the journal’s scope. The special issues of previous years have been Histories of Bureaucratic Knowledge (2020) and Histories of Ignorance (2021). We are currently accepting proposals for the 2024 Special Issue. Proposals should contain the following: A description of…

  • 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.…

  • CFP: Classes and Masses in the History of Political Thought

    London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought, 30 June-1 July 2022 Keynote: Prof. Adom Getachew (University of Chicago) Location: University College London (Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre) Roundtable Speakers: Tejas Parasher (Cambridge), Sarah Dunstan (Glasgow), Nicola Miller (UCL), Adam Sutcliffe (KCL) Social divisions and social collectives have always been at the heart of political…

  • CFP: Beyond Anti-Liberalism? Lessons from Experience

    13–14 June 2022 Submissions Due: 30 April 2022 A workshop of the Civic Constellation III project co-organised with the Department of Philosophy of the University of Milan Over the past decades the rise in constitutional democracies across the world, and significantly throughout Europe, of anti-liberal politics has changed the terms of academic and public debates…

  • 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…

  • CFP Enlightenment legacy: the rights of man in a global perspective

    Graduate Summer School, 1-3 September 2022, Luigi Einaudi Foundation, Turin The Turin Humanities Programme and Fondazione1563 are pleased to invite postgraduate students and early career researchers to submit their applications to the summer school “Enlightenment legacy: the rights of man in a global perspective”. The summer school intends to elucidate, from a global perspective, a…