Call for Papers: After Avicenna

After Avicenna

Call for Papers

5-7 June 2020

University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Call for Papers and Panels

The ERC-funded Epistemic Transitions in Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science (ETI) research project is delighted to invite proposals for individual papers, or whole panels, to the “After Avicenna” conference, which will be hosted by the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Papers and panels may be proposed by senior and early scholars from Professor to Ph.D. level.

Theme

The theme of the conference is “Post-Avicennian Islamic Thought” understood broadly to include all aspects of the philosophical (falsafa), theological (kalām), mystical (taṣawwuf) and scientific traditions and their contributions to the history of Islamic thought from the 6th/12th century until the beginning of the colonial era. The theme includes, but is not limited to, topics related to metaphysics, epistemology, natural philosophy, logic, philosophy of language, ethics and other aspects of Post-Avicennian Islamic thought.

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Amos Bertolacci, Scuola IMT Alti Studi.

Prof. Frank Griffel, Yale University.

Prof. Ayman Shihadeh, SOAS University of London & NYU Abu Dhabi.

Submitting Papers/Panels

Please submit your abstracts and/or panel requests using the following links.

The deadline for abstract submissions is 30th November 2019.
We will inform you of the result of your submission no later than 30th of January 2020.

Submissions:

Submit an Abstract

Propose a Panel

Bursaries

Limited number of reimbursements for travel and accommodation costs will be available for Ph.D. students and scholars from outside of North America and Europe. If you would like to be considered for eligibility, please follow the instructions found on the submissions page.

Contact

For further inquiries, please contact: kutluokan@gmail.com

Abstracts will be subject to a double blind peer review process. Please DO NOT attach any information about your submission to your inquiries.

Inclusivity

ETI is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusivity. We welcome papers from scholars of all backgrounds and will work hard to ensure a welcoming environment where everyone feels valued and supported.

The ETI project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. [682779 – ETI])



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