CFP: Global Conversations: An International Journal in Contemporary Philosophy and Culture

Submission deadline: October 20, 2021


Global Conversations: An International Journal in Contemporary Philosophy and Culture

Call for Papers

The journal invites high quality articles in philosophy, humanities, social sciences, or other fields, which advance the idea of global cultural awareness, exchange, and conversation broadly construed. The journal is open to any viewpoint, school orientation, intellectual trend, or cultural tradition. It welcomes in-depth philosophical and theoretical discussions of relevant issues, as well as texts on issues in comparative philosophy, critical theory, art criticism, cross-cultural investigations, interdisciplinary research, or transcultural studies. The topics of interest include but are not limited to

·       Phenomenology, existential philosophy, post-structuralism

·       Metaphilosophy, pragmatism, and communicative action

·       Language, thinking, and technology

·       Critical theory, literature, and art

·       Ethics, religion, and spirituality

·       Power, politics, and economics

·       Race, gender, sexuality, identity

·       Refugees, strangers, and outcasts

·       Community building, inclusion, and integration

·       Human person, health, and self-creation

·       Globalization, multiculturalism, and the meaning of nationality

·       Trans- and cross-cultural horizons

·       Environment, common concerns, and common solutions

·       Radicalization, Populism, and Extremism

·       Poverty, Gentrification, and Biopolitics

In addition to this general call, the journal also invites original papers on the themes of calamity and/or immunity from the perspectives of the humanities, social and natural sciences. Inter-disciplinary articles are also welcome. Approaches may include, but are not confined to

·      Philosophy of immunology

·      Philosophical conceptions of calamity and disaster

·      Immunity and/or calamity as metaphor

·      Historical perspectives on calamity and/or immunity

·      Literary representations of calamity and/or immunity

·      Phenomenological approaches to calamity and/or immunity

·      Covid-19 and/or other pandemics as global calamity

·      Ethical and scientific perspectives on concepts of herd immunity

·      Economic and/or ecological perspectives on calamity and/or immunity

·      Cultural studies perspectives on calamity and/or immunity

The language of the journal is English, but we will also consider translations of articles from other languages, including those which have been previously published in a language other than English. The editorial board may also be able to facilitate the process of translation.  Contributions originally published in non-European languages will be especially welcome.

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