Please see here for information on a job opening in African/Africana philosophy and/or East Asian philosophy, and in comparative philosophy, at the University of Leiden.
A message from Bart Dessein and Ady Van den Stock:
Just a gentle reminder that the deadline for submitting papers for the EACP conference in October this year (https://ea-cp.eu/announcements/call-for-papers-3rd-biennial-eacp-conference) is February 28.
Feel free to spread the word to any interested parties. We look forward to receiving your submissions and welcoming you in Ghent soon. We are also proud to announce the following keynote speakers:
- Leigh Jenco (London School of Economics, http://www.lse.ac.uk/government/people/academic-staff/leigh-jenco
- Haiming Wen 温海明 (Renmin University, http://phi.ruc.edu.cn/index.php?s=/Index/teacher_list/uid/59.html)
In case you have any questions, please send an email to Ady.VandenStock@Ugent.be
PhD Position – City University of Hong Kong 香港城市大學 – “Yijing studies in European societies”
Supervisor: Prof. Tze-ki Hon, Department of Chinese and History
The 3rd Biennial Conference of the European of Association for Chinese Philosophy (EACP) will take place at Ghent University (Belgium) from September 5-7 2019. The conference theme of this edition will be Paradigms of Change and Changing Paradigms in Chinese Philosophy.
More information is here and below.
2 PhD Positions on New Confucianism
The Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel invites applications for two PhD positions starting on February 1, 2019. They are part of the research project “The Exterior of Philosophy: On the Practice of New Confucianism” funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF). The candidates will complement the research team of Prof. Dr. Ralph Weber and Philippe Major, Ph.D. The research project studies New Confucian philosophy by deploying a sociological perspective for philosophical aims. Existing scholarship has often chosen an approach that is either historical, as in the genre of intellectual history, or philosophical, tuned towards showing the contemporary philosophical relevance of New Confucianism. The current project builds on recent studies that add to these established approaches by offering sociological perspectives on New Confucianism. The project hence breaks new ground in terms of its disciplinary approach beyond the specific context of New Confucianism. Drawing on work done in sociology, the research project explores the possibilities of a sociology of philosophy approached as a philosophical sub-discipline. For more information, see here.
Hans-Georg Moeller and Paul J. D’Ambrosio will be giving a lecture on their new book
on the philosophy of the Zhuangzi at Ghent University on June 1, 2018. The lecture is entitled
“Genuine Pretending: A Daoist Mode of Existence”.
Venue: Ghent University, Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Campus Boekentoren (Blandijnberg 2), Ghent (Belgium), 5th floor, room 150.018. Time: 14.00 – 15.30. The poster is available here.
For any additional information, please mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Call for Papers: International conference “4 May 1919: History in Motion — A Political, Social and Cultural Look at a Turning Point in the History of Modern China”
Université de Mons, Belgium, 2 – 4 May 2019
Abstracts are expected before July 15, 2018. For more information, see here.
The 4th European Network of Japanese Philosophy (ENOJP) Conference at University of Hildesheim , Germany (Sept 5–8 2018)
Übergänge – Transitions – 移り渉り: Crossing the Boundaries in Japanese Philosophy
We encourage applicants to send in proposals for individual presentations or group proposals of 3 presenters to collaborate on a panel together. Papers dealing with the conference theme “Übergänge – Transitions – 移り渉り” are particularly welcome, but papers on other aspects related to Comparative & Japanese Philosophy will also be considered.
It is not necessary to adjust your presentation to the general theme in a very strict manner – we want to use the topic in a thought provoking rather than restrictive way! Please feel free to interpret the theme creatively. It is more important that you can give your presentation on a topic you are interested in than adjusting it to the general theme.
Deadline: April 30, 2018 (Abstract 250-500 words with 5–10 keywords & CV)
Conference Languages: English, German and Japanese
For more info: https://enojp4.wordpress.com/
The Leiden University Centre for Intercultural Philosophy has launched its official website; check it out!
The 2nd Vol. of the VUB-ULB World Literature and Philosophies Lecture Series is taking place on March 16th 2018 (this Friday). The organizers encourage anyone interested to join them at Bozar at the end of your work day and keep our discussions on literature and philosophy going in the streets of Brussels.