[H-verkko] CFP: An interdisciplinary conference in memory Leonidas Donskis

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Pe Maalis 3 09:04:58 EET 2017

Agricolan artikkelipyyntöihin on lähetetty uusi ilmoitus:
An interdisciplinary conference in memory Leonidas Donskis
The Interdisciplinary Intellectual Practices and Moral Imagination of Leonidas

In memory of philosopher Professor Leonidas Donskis, the Department of
Philosophy and Social Critique at Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) is organizing
an interdisciplinary conference of humanities and social sciences devoted to his
thinking and research.

The conference will be held at Vytautas Magnus University on May 11 – 12,

 Themes of the conference, all of which are related and devoted to Donskis‘
own research:

Comparative civilizational analysis and Oswald Spengler
Theories of nationalism and the problem of ideology
History of ideas and the history of social and political philosophy
Moral imagination and modernity’s trajectories
Renaissance and Baroque philosophy
Intersections of literature and politics
Critics of dystopias and utopias
Transformation of socialist intelligentsia into Western public intellectuals
Cultural and political idea of Europe
Dissents of Europe and human rights
New civic dissent and human rights in Russia
Modern identity and cosmopolitanism
The problem of evil and forms of hatred in liquid modernity
The role(s) of the public intellectual in society

The conference welcomes financial, intellectual and organizational

We invite you to apply for participation in the conference before the April 1,
2017. Please send the title and abstract of your presentation (up to 500 words)
toaiste.zemaityte at vdu.lt.

Ilmoituksen lähetti: Pauli Heikkilä <pauli.heikkila at helsinki.fi>
Ilmoitus vanhentuu: 1.5.2017
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