Deadline Extended! - 20th International Conference on Conceptual History

Great news: The deadline for applications to the 20th International Conference on Conceptual History "Concepts in the World: Politics, Knowledge, and Time" has been extended to May 1st 2017!

The conference will take place at the University of Oslo from September 21 to 23 2017. Keynote speakers are Frederik C. Schaffer (University of Massachusetts), Avner Wishnitzer (University of Tel Aviv), and Banu Subrahmaniam (University of Massachusetts).

Send your applications (max. 400 words for papers, max. 800 words for panels, plus short bio of max. 100 words) to concepts@ikos.uio.no

For more information visit: http://www.hf.uio.no/ikos/english/research/projects/synchronizing-the-wo...



The 20th International Conference on Conceptual History University of Oslo, Norway September 21-23, 2017

Concepts in the World: Politics, Knowledge, and Time
As the annual International Conference on Conceptual History celebrates its twentieth anniversary, conceptual history is gaining ground in an ever-increasing number of fields, disciplines and parts of the world. The number of scholars identifying with some version of conceptual history is increasing, as is the breadth of topics, theories, and approaches. This conference aims to reflect that diversity.
Few other approaches are as conducive to dialogues across disciplinary borders, and we want to use this occasion to invite in all those who center their inquiry on social, historical, political and scientific concepts and their history. Our ambition is that this conference shall be both a meeting-place for all those working on conceptual history, regardless of approach or topic, while also trying to expand the field by soliciting proposals on three specific, although broad themes:

New Graduate School in Global Intellectual History!

In April 2017 the Berlin based Graduate School Global Intellectual History will start its work - seeking to explore intellectual reactions to processes of entanglement from the 18th to 20th century, it is specifically interested in the study of transregional and cross-cultural transfers of concepts and ideas in their social, cultural and political contexts!