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CFP for the first volume of a new journal: Arendt Studies

Arendt Studies is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of the life, work and legacy of Hannah Arendt. It publishes original research articles, review essays and books reviews, and welcomes contributions from all relevant areas, including philosophy, politics and international relations, history, Jewish studies, women’s and gender studies, postcolonial theory, and literary theory. The Journal is particularly interested in the philosophical dimensions of Arendt’s work and how they might illuminate pressing issues in philosophy, politics and society today.

The editors are now accepting submissions for the first volume of Arendt Studies, which is scheduled to appear in the fall of 2017. See the Arendt Studies website for information on submission procedures:

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THE 2017 ANNUAL MONTREAL POLITICAL THEORY MANUSCRIPT WORKSHOP AWARD

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THE 2017 ANNUAL MONTREAL POLITICAL THEORY MANUSCRIPT WORKSHOP AWARD

Call for applications: The Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire en philosophie politique de Montréal (GRIPP), spanning the departments of political science and philosophy at McGill University, l’Université de Montréal, Concordia University, and l’Université du Québec à Montréal, invites applications for its 2017 manuscript workshop award. The recipient of the award will be invited to Montreal for a day-long workshop in May 2017 dedicated to his or her book manuscript. This “author meets critics” workshop will comprise four to five sessions dedicated to critical discussion of the manuscript; each session will begin with a critical commentary on a section of the manuscript by a political theorist or philosopher who is part of Montreal’s GRIPP community. The format is designed to maximize feedback for a book-in-progress. The award covers the costs of travel, accommodation, and meals.

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CFP II BRAGA COLLOQUIUM IN THE HISTORY OF MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

II BRAGA COLLOQUIUM 
IN THE HISTORY OF MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

Lying and Hypocrisy in Politics and Morality

University of Minho
Braga – Portugal
12-13 January 2017

Keynote Speaker:

Ruth W. Grant (Duke University)

http://bragacolloquium.weebly.com

Call for papers

The Political Theory Group of the University of Minho is delighted to announce the II Braga Colloquium in the History of Moral and Political Philosophy: an international annual conference held every year in January at the University of Minho in Braga, Portugal. The purpose of this conference series is to promote the study of the tradition of political and moral philosophy and its legacy in shaping our institutions, culture and beliefs. In this important respect, the conference series will focus on how this tradition can contribute to tackling the challenges our societies are facing today. Every year the conference will focus on a specific theme, which will be chosen by taking in consideration the current political situation in Europe (and beyond).

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Philosophy for Our Times Podcast

The Institute of Art and Ideas has a new philosophy podcast series, Philosophy for Our Times. The first ten episodes are up, and include episodes on truth, the self, capital, democracy, and anarchism, with Searle, Blackburn, Midgley, Krugman, and others.

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Call for Special Issues

We are soliciting expressions of interest from scholars who would like to propose and guest-edit a special issue of Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric (TPR).

Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric is a peer-reviewed, open-access, e-journal, which publishes original research in international political theory, with special emphasis on global justice. The journal appears twice per year, in either special issue or symposium format.

Special-issue proposals on any aspect of international political theory are welcome, with particular emphasis on work that bridges the gap between political theory, empirical research, and the study of political practices and communication. Recent special issues have addressed topics such as: “Global Justice and Non-Domination,” “Climate Justice,” “Women’s Bodies and Poverty Eradication,” and “Global Justice and the Theory and Practice of Development.”

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CFP: The Future of Work, Automation, and a Basic Income

Call for Abstracts

The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy

The Future of Work, Automation, and a Basic Income

April 7-8, 2017

Invited Speakers include: Matt Zwolinski (USD) and Evelyn Forget (Manitoba)

Those interested in presenting a paper are invited to submit a 2-3 page abstract (double-spaced) by Dec. 1, 2016. Papers need not address each element of the workshop theme.  We are casting a wide net, and encourage thinking broadly about the theme.

Only one submission per person is permitted. Abstracts will be evaluated by a program committee and decisions will be made by the end of January, 2017.

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