CFP: Diverse Families, One Law? University of Bern, Nov. 9-10, 2020 (deadline: Mar. 31, 2020)

Keynote: Elizabeth Brake Today’s families differ widely in their form, internal organisation, lifestyle and values. At the same time, liberal states are in need of binding rules that serve to protect individuals’ and particularly children’s rights. Challenges arise when liberal values or socially recognized norms conflict with particular ways of organising family life, for instance, […]

CFP: Conceptualizing Difference Conference (Jun. 8–9, 2020) and PhD Summer School (Jun. 10-11, 2020), University of Aberdeen (deadline: Feb. 7, 2020)

The idea of ‘difference’ governs today’s political thinking. Struggles for equality and justice are generally concerned with recognizing and protecting differences, not least because varieties of difference, including gender, sexuality, race, religion and language are used to justify political oppression, discrimination and exclusion. Difference has become axiomatic to political debate and therefore requires further reflection […]

CFA: Dreams and Dreaming – African Perspectives III, Makerere University, Feb. 27-28, 2020 (deadline: Jan. 17, 2020)

The Department of Philosophy at the University of York (UK) in partnership with the Department of Philosophy and Development Studies at Makerere University (Uganda) are holding a two-day conference on African Perspectives on Dreams and Dreaming. We welcome researchers from all disciplines, including philosophy, religious studies, psychology, and mental health. (This is the third in a […]

CFP: Multiculturalism, Nationalism, Religions, and Secularism, Bristol, Nov. 8-10, 2019 (deadline: Aug. 12, 2019)

Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship’s Twentieth Anniversary Conference   Multiculturalism, Nationalism, Religions and Secularism Evening of 8 November – 10 November 2019, University of Bristol Plenary speakers include: Bhikhu Parekh, Craig Calhoun, Geoff Brahms Levey, Grace Davie, Nira Yuval Davis, Pnina Werbner, Rainer Bauböck, Therese O’Toole, Yael Tamir; and Anna Triandafyllidou (TBC), Baroness […]