2nd International Multidisciplinary Congress: (Phi) 2016 – Utopia(S) Worlds And Frontiers Of The Imaginary

Country: Portugal

City: Lisbon

Abstr. due: 31.01.2016

Dates: 20.10.16 — 22.10.16

Area Of Sciences: Philosophy; Sociology; Cultural science;

Organizing comittee e-mail: http://phi.fa.ulisboa.pt/index.php/en/contact

Organizers: Universidade de Lisboa

 

Five hundred years ago, in October, Thomas More had finished the manuscript that became the princeps edition of Utopia. To celebrate this event the research units CHAM (FCSH-UNL-UAç) and CIAUD (F A - UL) invite researchers from different areas cultures to gather in Lisbon, the October 20th to 22nd ,2016, for the International and Multidisciplinary Congress PHI 2016 – “Utopia(s): “Worlds and the Frontiers of the Imagination”. The Congress, with a natural focus on Social Sciences and Arts and Humanities, will have seven major themes: Thomas More, Renaissance and Utopia; Literary Utopias/Dystopias; Utopianism; Utopia and the City; Utopia and the History of Ideas; Real and Imaginary Worlds and Frontiers; Ideal Societies and the perception of the Other. These general themes should be considered as guidelines, and therefore opened to change upon participants’ suggestions.
All proposed papers will undergo a double-blind peer review. Those papers accepted will be included in a volume offered to participants on the first day of the Congress, and their authors will sign the authorization for the subsequent publication on open access.

Conference Web-Site: http://phi.fa.ulisboa.pt/index.php/en/