Call for papers

dns call for papers

Call for Papers poster (PDF, 2.26 MB)

We welcome proposals for papers or panels on the following topics, although please note that the conference organisers are open to proposals for subjects that fall outside of these broad themes:

  • Making Ideas Visible
  • Biography and the History of Individual Life
  • Economic Ideas in Social and Political Contexts
  • Global Sensibilities
  • National Identity and Cosmopolitanism
  • Antiquaries and Alternative Versions of the Classical Tradition
  • Periodisation and the question of Period Styles
  • ‘Enlightenment’ and the Pacific
  • Spectacle, Sociability and Pleasure
  • Genres of Enlightenment
  • Science, Technology and Medicine
  • Borders and Empire
  • Historiography of the Enlightenment
  • Post-Enlightenment trajectories in literature and art

We welcome proposals for 20-minute papers. Proposals consist of a 250-word abstract and 2-page cv, sent via email as a pdf attachment to sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au.

Deadline for submissions: 15 June 2014

If you have questions about the conference, please contact the organizing committee at sihn.dns@sydney.edu.au.