International Congress on Philosophy of Culture and Intercultural Philosophy
August 27-31, 2002
Morelia, Mich. (Mexico)
Congress Website: http://ramos.filos.umich.mx/convoca2.htm
Towards A New Cultural Universalism?
Culture and Normativity:
Theoretical discourses on interculturality. Culture, society, policies and ethics. Normative horizons of social research
The New Social and Cultural Movements:
Feminism, ecology, ethnicity, fundamentalism and traditionalism. The struggle for recognition.
Interculturality, Pluriculturality and Multiculturality:
Cultural relativism and cultural conflicts. Cultural dialogue and policies. Pluricultural societies, multicultural
citizenship, intercultural philosophy.
Is there a Cultural Universalism?
Globalization or particularization, mondialisation and regionalism, political ethics and cultural utopias.
Interested parties may submit proposals for one or two sessions on some of the Congress' thematic areas. The proposal shall contain the title of the session, the names of the participants, the titles of the participant's papers (four) as well as the name of the coordinator. Deadline for registration is January, 2002. Individual papers can be presented regardless of this procedure.
For pre-registration participants should provide basic personal and curricular data (name, grade, institution of origin, main publications), as well as the title and an abstract of his/her paper. Deadline date for pre-registration is January, 2002.
Pre-registration may be carried out by e-mail or regular mail at the conference website or addresses provided.
Papers can be sent by internet, fax, or regular mail. It is important to turn the paper in prior to the Congress, in order for it to be uploaded on the Website of the Congress. Papers may have a length of up to 30 pages. Deadline for submitting papers is April, 2002.
Congress languages are English and Spanish. Papers in English are accepted only if a spanish translation of at least
an abstract is provided.
The Organizing Committee of the Congress will evaluate applications and abstracts or papers and will replay during February 2002.
At the end of each day there will be a plenary session (6–8 p.m.)
The Congress will begin on Tuesday, August 27, 2002 with the Registration at 4 p.m. The Inauguration will be held at 6p.m. Closing will be on Saturday, August 31 at 2 p.m.
The papers, together with the discussions at the plenary sessions, will be published.
Those interested in participating in the Congress without presenting a paper shall register on the day the activities of the Congress begin.
Please direct all replies and questions to:
Facultad de Filosofía "Samuel Ramos"
Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo
Phone: +52 (4) 3271799
Phone and fax: +52 (4) 3271798
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