The 14th Annual World Conference in Conceptual History: Instability and Change of Concepts - Semantic Displacements, Translations, Ambiguities, Contradictions.
Buenos Aires, 8 – 10 September 2011.
This conference is organized by HPSCG and the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina.
The Conference will be organized around the following issues:
1.Instability and Change of Concepts.
2.Change in Concepts and Change in the Horizons of Intelligibility
3.Concepts, Metaphors, and Non-conceptuality.
4.Conceptual Transfers: Problems Concerning Centers and Peripheries.
5.The Categorization, Periodization and Delimitation of Political Languages.
6.The Languages of Empire and Colonialism.
7.Problems for the Study of the History of Political and Social Concepts in Latin America.
Javier Fernández Sebastián
CALL FOR PAPERS
All participants interested in presenting a contribution relating to the themes proposed are kindly asked to submit a one-page abstract (max. 400 words). Abstracts must be sent to Prof. Elías Palti (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The number of presentations at the Conference is limited, so that the selection process will be restrictive. For those that will be accepted the registration rates are:
Professors and Researchers: U$S 80 (it includes registration and access to final dinner).
Students: U$S 20.
(*) There are a limited number of fee waivers.
The working languages of the conference are English and Spanish.
The Universidad Nacional de Quilmes will provide free transportation from downtown Buenos Aires to its campus.
Application for the paper presentations at the conference should include: the paper title, one page of abstract and personal information written in English or Spanish.
Name of organization
Current academic position
Language of the Presentation:
Topic (select one of the seven topics mentioned above):
Brief CV (3-4 lines):
Wednesday, the 11th of May, 2011. Closing date for receipt of abstracts
Wednesday, the 25th of May, 2011. Notification of acceptance of abstracts.
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