CFP: Issues in German Social and Political Thought Workshop
Submission deadline: Sunday, October 14 2012
Wednesday, December 12 2012 - Friday, December 14 2012
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The graduate workshop in Issues in German Social and Political Thought will take place in the framework of the 8th Annual Graduate Conference in Political Science, International Relations, & Public Policy in Memory of Yitzhak Rabin to be held at the Hebrew University Jerusalem, Israel on 12-14 December, 2012.
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This workshop welcomes contributions in the area of eighteenth to twentieth-century German social and political thought, preferably from an historical and/or contextual perspective. Social and political thought is conceived here broadly, possibly including intellectual histories of adjacent fields when related to social life. Each participant will be requested to submit his or her paper and read the papersof other participants in advance. The workshop will be based on the discussion of pre-submitted papers rather than presentations.
Conference submission guidelines
Applicants should follow the guidelines below carefully.
- Application forms and abstracts should be submitted as soon as possible and no later than October 14, 2012. Please note that you must choose between the panel and research workshops track. Abstracts for the panel track may be submitted in Hebrew or in English (250 words). Workshop abstracts must be submitted inEnglish (350 words).
- Applicants will be notified by October 30, 2012 regarding acceptance of their paper.
- Upon acceptance, registration for the conference (including payment) should be completed by November 7, 2012. After this date, late registration fees will be incurred.
- If you wish to be considered for a partial/full waiver of conference fee, please contact us no later thanNovember 4, 2012.
- Applicants for the Best Paper Award should submit their papers no later than November 21, 2012.
- All papers should be sent to discussants and workshop leaders by December 1, 2012.
Martin Ruehl is Lecturer in German Thought at the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Director of Studies at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. His research investigates the intellectual history of modern Germany, with a particular focus on the ideas and ideologies which shaped German society and culture during the Wilhelmine and Weimar periods. He has published books and articles on Nietzsche, Burckhardt, and Thomas Mann. His recent publications include “Nietzsche and the Renaissance,” in Nietzsche on Time and History (2008), “A Master from Germany: Thomas Mann, Albrecht Dürer and the Making of a National Icon” (Oxford German Studies, 2009), and A Poet’s Reich: Politics and Culture in the George Circle (co-edited with Melissa Lane) (2011). His monograph The Making of Modernity: Renaissance Italy in the German Historical Imagination, 1860-1930 is due to appear later this year in the “Ideas in Context” series published by Cambridge University Press.
Efraim Podoksik is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Between 2009 and 2011, he was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow / Max-Weber-Kolleg at the University of Erfurt. His research field focuses on modern British and German intellectual history. He is the author of In Defence of Modernity: Vision and Philosophy in Michael Oakeshott (2003), also being the editor of theCambridge Companion to Oakeshott (2012). In recent years, his research has concentrated on the intellectual history of the German Kaiserreich, with particular emphasis on the ideas of Georg Simmel. His publications in this area include “Georg Simmel: Three Forms of Individualism and Historical Understanding”( New German Critique, 2010) and “In Search of Unity: Georg Simmel on Italian Cities as Works of Art” (Theory, Culture & Society, 2012).