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Call for Papers: Scientiae: Early Modern Knowledge

Monday, November 26, 2018   (0 Comments)

12–15 June 2019
Queen’s University, Belfast

With plenary addresses by: Ingrid Rowland (Notre Dame/Rome) & Rob Iliffe (Oxford) and plenary panels led by: Subha Mukherji (Cambridge) & Marco Sgarbi, Pietro Daniel Omodeo, and Craig Martin (Venice).

Scientiae is the interdisciplinary conference on intellectual culture, 1400–1800. It is centered on, but not limited to, developments in the early-modern natural sciences. Philosophers, historians, literary scholars and others are invited to share their perspectives on this vital period. Belfast 2019 will be our 8th annual meeting.

The steering committee seeks proposals for:

  • Individual (20-minute) papers: Please submit a descriptive title, 250-word abstract, and one-page CV.
  • Complete panels: Same as above for each paper, plus 150-word rationale for the panel. Maximum four panelists, plus chair (and/or respondent).
  • Workshops: One-page CV for each workshop leader, plus 250-word plan for the session: topic, techniques, hands-on resources, etc.
  • Seminars: One-page CV for each seminar leader, plus 250-word rationale for the session: its topic, and its suitability for treatment in seminar format.


Proposals should be sent to pertransibunt@gmail.com by December 30th, 2018. The committee will respond by the end of January. For more information, and the conference poster, see http://scientiae.co.uk.


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