Call for papers

rih call for papers

Call for Papers poster (PDF, 1.37 MB)

The conference theme focuses on ten topic areas with the aim of stimulating discussion across disciplines about the past and future of intellectual history:

  • History of Economic Thought
  • Women and Intellectual History
  • Biography, Autobiography and the Individual Life
  • History (or Historiography) of Intellectual History and/or the History of Ideas
  • Visual Ideas and the History of Art
  • 'Ancient' and 'Modern' Debates
  • The Project and Process of Enlightenment
  • History of Science and Intellectual History
  • History of Political Thought
  • History of Legal Thought

In addition to sessions devoted to the specific conference themes, there will also be a general section, covering any aspect of intellectual history. The organisers welcome abstracts of individual papers as well as proposals for sessions of 3 papers. Abstracts should be no more than 250 words plus a 100-word biographical statement.

Abstracts of proposed papers and proposals for sessions should be sent, by 30 November 2014, to the conference committee: sihn.rih@sydney.edu.au

Organising Committee: Prof Stephen Gaukroger, Prof Jennifer Milam and Prof Glenda Sluga.