To Grasp the whole world 2019 : To Grasp the whole world. On the 25oth Anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt
Call For Papers
We invite submissions of a proposal to the Humboldt-Kolleg, international conference
TO GRASP THE WHOLE WORLD.
On the 250th Anniversary of Alexander von Humboldt
to be held from 4 to 6 December 2019
at the NOVA Law School, New University of Lisbon
This conference aims at bringing together scientists of different research fields (human, social and natural sciences) sharing a common interest in all issues that have also interested Alexander von Humboldt and looking, as he did, for their interconnection.
We highly welcome contributions covering the following topics:
- The Cosmos and Cosmology
- The Earth: Landscape, Environment, Sustainability
- Life and Diversity
- Culture and Diversity
- Human Being, Humanity and Cosmopolitanism
- Justice, Democracy and Citizenship
- Oppression, exploitation and global relations
- Nature, poetry and feelings
Please submit your proposal here: https://cosmopolites.wixsite.com/tograsptheworld/events/international-conference-to-grasp-the-whole-world
Or send us (firstname.lastname@example.org) an abstract of 300 words for a 30-minutes presentation by 30 August 2019. Please also indicate your name, institution and position. A list of the accepted proposals will be posted on the conference website by 05 September 2019.
For further details please visit the conference website: https://cosmopolites.wixsite.com/tograsptheworld
This conference is financed by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and by national funds through the FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (Foundation for Science and Technology, Public Institution, Portugal) within the project Cosmopolitanism: Justice, Democracy and Citizenship without Borders - PTDC/FER-FIL/30686/2017
We are looking forward to welcoming you at the conference!
The organizing committee
Soraya Nour Sckell, Chair