CfP on Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia

Call for papers:

Elisabeth of Bohemia: A workshop on Women and Early Modern Philosophy

to be held at:

Centre for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn University

Thursday 17  May 2018

Proposals are invited from graduate students and early career scholars for short papers to be presented at a workshop being held in connection with the up-coming international conference Elisabeth of Bohemia (1618-1680) – Life and Legacy (Paderborn/Herford 18-20 May 2018)

The aim of the workshop is to promote communication and collaboration amongst younger scholars working on early modern women philosophers. We welcome submissions relating to Elisabeth’s of Bohemia’s letter exchanges and intellectual networks, and the conditions and challenges of women’s participation in the development of early modern philosophy. The workshop will be led by Sabrina Ebbersmeyer, Sarah Hutton and Ruth Hagengruber.

Proposals should be sent to Jessica Harmening, no later than 28th February 2018  

Proposals should include the following:

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Institutional affiliation
  • Presentation title
  • Presentation abstract (300 words max.)
  • A short biography, indicating the point you have reached in your studies and/or career (250 words max.)

Papers should be 20 minutes in length.

Response to submissions will be sent by 31st March 2018.

A selection of the papers from the workshop will be included in the conference publication.

Participants will be welcome to attend the ensuing conference on Elisabeth of Bohemia which will be held at Paderborn and Herford 18th-20th May 2018.

The workshop is a joint event of the Centre for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists (HWPS) the working group ‘History of Women Philosophers/Frauen in der Geschichte der Philosophie’ of the German Society of Philosophy (DGPhil):

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