Call for Papers: New Paradigms in the History of Knowledge (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, 4-6 December 2019; Deadline: 15 September 2019)

The Ca’ Foscari University of Venice invites proposals for a conference to take place in December of 2019. Papers on any of the following aspects of the history of knowledge are welcome:
  • Crisis of knowledge and scientific culture, and new paradigms
  • History of knowledge and the understanding of today’s scientific culture
  • History of knowledge across civilizations and cultural approaches
  • Trust, knowledge and science in historical and contemporary perspectives
  • History of knowledge and rhetorical instrumentalization of scientific discourses
  • History of knowledge in different contexts (formal and informal)
  • Knowledge, science in different religious confessions – Social and cultural history of knowledge
  • Knowledge management in history and today
  • Actors of knowledge
  • Knowledge, science and public engagement
Proposals Please send a 200 words abstract and a cv to marco.sgarbi@unive.it. Keynote speakers Simon Schaffer and Mordechai Feingold
Organizers Marco Sgarbi