Call for Papers: Collection and Fragmentation: Medical Compilations from the Orient and Occident and their Sources

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Deadline – 25 May 2017 Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin From the early Byzantine period, a fundamental change in scientific writing is apparent: Instead of argument-based discursive writing, compilations from older treatises viewed as exemplary are found, compilations that have “encyclopaedic” and paedagogic rather than scientific aims. The most comprehensive writings of this genre are the thematically arranged collections of excerpts (“encyclopaedias”)

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Call for Papers: Economies of Cultural Knowledge / London Conference in Critical Thought 2017

London South Bank University

30 June and 1 July 2017 London South Bank University Neo-liberal capitalism has asserted the primacy of “knowledge” in the cultural sphere. Its “Knowledge Economy” agenda has renewed the dialectics of reason and faith, autonomy and control, progress and tradition. “Creative Industries”, with their attendant emphasis on innovation, information and intellectual property, loom large in this renewal – as do

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Call for Panel Papers: Science and Translation as Culturally Embedded Practices

Genealogies of Knowledge: The Evolution and Contestation of Concepts across Time and Space

Genealogies of Knowledge I Translating Political and Scientific Thought across Time and Space University of Manchester 7-9 December 2017 Science and Translation as Culturally Embedded Practices Convenor: Maeve Olohan, University of Manchester Call for Panel Papers (Adobe PDF) Through the work of science studies, many scholars have come to understand science as culturally situated knowledge practices. This shift in understanding entailed

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Languages and Culture in History

Amsterdam University Press

The series Languages and Culture in History studies the role foreign languages have played in the creation of the linguistic and cultural heritage of Europe, both western and eastern, and at the individual, community, national or transnational level. At the heart of this series is the historical evolution of linguistic and cultural policies, internal as well as external, and their

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Call for Panel Papers: Dissemination, Contestation, and Mediation of Knowledge between Asia and the West

Genealogies of Knowledge: The Evolution and Contestation of Concepts across Time and Space

Genealogies of Knowledge I Translating Political and Scientific Thought across Time and Space University of Manchester 7-9 December 2017 Dissemination, Contestation, and Mediation of Knowledge between Asia and the West Convenors: Kyung Hye Kim, Dang Li, Yifan Zhu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University) Call for Panel Papers (Adobe PDF) The dialogue between the West and the East continues to be decisively

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Call for Panel Papers: Translation and Health Humanities: The Role of Translated Personal Narratives in the Co-creation of Medical Knowledge

Genealogies of Knowledge: The Evolution and Contestation of Concepts across Time and Space

Genealogies of Knowledge I Translating Political and Scientific Thought across Time and Space University of Manchester 7-9 December 2017 Translation and Health Humanities: The Role of Translated Personal Narratives in the Co-creation of Medical Knowledge Convenor: Şebnem Susam-Saraeva University of Edinburgh Call for Panel Papers (Adobe PDF) Medicine, as an ‘applied science’, has traditionally enjoyed a particularly authoritative and powerful

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First International Conference on Historical Medical Discourse (CHIMED-1)

University of Milan

14-16 June 2017 University of Milan It is a pleasure to announce that the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Milan will host the First International Conference on Historical Medical Discourse (CHIMED-1). The general interest of the conference concerns medical discourse in historical perspective across disciplinary fields and research areas, such as: historical linguistics; historical lexicology

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Corpus Semiotics: Reassessing Context

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Corpus Semiotics: Reassessing Context Conference Room (C1. 18), Ellen Wilkinson Building, The University of Manchester 5 June 2017 In association with DH@Manchester Keynote Speaker: Professor Svenja Adolphs (University of Nottingham) Corpus analysis, in the tradition of Firth, Halliday and Sinclair, proceeds from the assumption that meaning arises from language in use, rather than language as an abstract system of relations,

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Second Call for Papers: Genealogies of Knowledge I

University of Manchester

Genealogies of Knowledge I: Translating Political and Scientific Thought across Time and Space The University of Manchester 7-9 December 2017 Second Call for Papers The production and circulation of knowledge across temporal and cultural spaces is a well-established research theme among classicists and historians of political thought, ideas, science and medicine, but recent developments have opened up new perspectives on

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