Kamran Karimullah

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

I am the first of  the Genealogies of Knowledge project’s senior post-doctoral researchers to be appointed. I received my Ph.D. from McGill University in 2014 in Islamic Philosophy. For the past three years I have worked with Peter E. Pormann on Arabic medicine on an ERC-funded project on the Arabic Commentaries on the Hippocratic Aphorisms (2012–2017). I am co-editing with

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Call for Panel Papers: Lingua Francas of 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 Lingua Francas of Knowledges Convenor: Karen Bennett Universidade Nova, Lisbon Call for Panel Papers (Adobe PDF) English is today the unrivalled vehicle for the transmission of knowledge, the language in which most scholarship is published, conferences are held, reading is done

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Call for Panel Papers: The Magic of ‘Classical’ Languages Script, Sound and Sense in the Translation of Sacred Concepts

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 The Magic of ‘Classical’ Languages Script, Sound and Sense in the Translation of Sacred Concepts Convenor: Hephzibah Israel University of Edinburgh Call for Panel Papers (Adobe PDF) What is the nature of a ‘sacred’ language? When we examine the translation of

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Research Associate Position: Genealogies of Knowledge

University of Manchester

VACANCY REF: HUM-09286 Apply here: https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=12614 Application Deadline: Midnight 15 December 2016  Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews: Professor Mona Baker (mona.baker@manchester.ac.uk) Professor Luis Pérez-González (luis.perez-gonzalez@manchester.ac.uk) Professor Peter E Pormann (peter.pormann@manchester.ac.uk) General enquiries: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk Tel: +44 (0)161 275 4499 Technical support: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on 15 December 2016. slation Studies BACKGROUND The University

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Genealogies of Knowledge I: Translating Political and Scientific Thought across Time and Space

7-9 December 2017 1st 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 this area of study. The study of social knowledge flows has advanced our understanding of these

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Jan Buts

Jan Buts

I am happy to introduce myself as the Genealogies of Knowledge project’s new Ph.D. Student. At my alma mater, KU Leuven, I was trained as a linguist and literary scholar, specialising in the Dutch and English languages. During my early educational years, I developed a keen interest in poetry and rhetorical narratology, research fields which I tended to approach through

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Conference Announcement 2017

Genealogies of Knowledge

Plans for holding the first international conference organized by the Genealogies of Knowledge team are well under way. The conference is intended to provide a space for scholars from diverse disciplinary backgrounds to discuss various aspects of the impact of translation and other processes of mediation on the evolution of concepts across time and space. It will also provide an

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Genealogies of Knowledge Corpus – software tools

open source

The analysis tool under development for this project is available as a Java WebStart software tool which you can start by clicking on this button:Start GoK Tool Additionally, the software and plugins are available for download at : https://sourceforge.net/projects/modnlp/ This software connects a modnlp based concordance browser to the most recent update of the genealogies corpus. The corpus may be

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Search and visualisation software tools

open source

The Genealogies of Knowledge Corpus is supported by a set of powerful search and visualisation software tools that are being developed specifically for this project. Working with this software will allow the research team to trace the development and mutation of key concepts that have become a core part of our academic and public life, and their contestation and renegotiation by civil society

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Citizen Media and Public Spaces

Citizen Media and Public Spaces

Citizen Media and Public Spaces Diverse Expressions of Citizenship and Dissent Edited by Mona Baker and Bolette B. Blaagaard (2016, Routledge) Citizen Media and Public Spaces presents a pioneering exploration of citizen media as a highly interdisciplinary domain that raises vital political, social and ethical issues relating to conceptions of citizenship and state boundaries, the construction of publics and social

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