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Cosmopolitanism and Emancipation 2019 : Workshop Cosmopolitanism and Emancipation


When Sep 18, 2019 - Sep 18, 2019
Where Portucalense University, Porto, Portugal
Submission Deadline Aug 10, 2019
Notification Due Aug 15, 2019
Categories    cosmopolitanism   emancipation   philosophy

Call For Papers

Dear Colleagues,

it is our great pleasure to invite you to submit a proposal to the workshop

to be held on 18 September 2019
at the University Portucalense, Porto, Portugal

This workshop aims at bringing together scientists of different research fields, along with representatives of various civil associations, sharing a common interest in discussing the distinct meanings that the concept of "emancipation" has acquired throughout history and the varied political projects it has inspired, particularly those with a cosmopolitan scope.

We highly welcome contributions covering the following topics:

- emancipation as thinking by yourself, as having the same social conditions etc.

- emancipation by evolution, transformation, rupture, revolution, the conquest of rights etc.

- emancipation from a tutor, a guardian, an authority, a situation of inferiority etc.

- cosmopolitanism as emancipation

On the occasion of this workshop, Vladimir Safatle's book, Dar Corpo ao Impossível (To Give Body to the Impossible), will be launched:

Please submit your proposal here:

Or send us ( an abstract of 300 words for a 30-minutes presentation by 10 August 2019. Please also indicate your name, institution and position. A list of the accepted proposals will be posted on the workshop website by 15 August 2019.

For further details please visit the workshop website:

This workshop is financed 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 workshop!

Best regards,

The organizing committee
Paulo Jesus, Chair
Soraya Nour Sckell

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