Call for Papers
The International Society for Universal Dialogue ISUD XI World Congress
Values and Ideals: Theory and Praxis
11—15 July 2016
Warsaw, Poland www.worldialogue.org
The International Society for Universal Dialogue (ISUD) will hold its XI World Congress in Warsaw, Poland from 11 July until 15 July 2016. The hosting institutions are the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, the University of Warsaw, and the Philosophy for Dialogue Foundation. The International Society for Universal Dialogue is a member of the International Federation of Philosophical Societies (FISP).
This call is directed to philosophers and other scholars who are interested in inter-cultural dialogue on the great issues of our times.
The goal of this World Congress is to explore the role of ideals and values across a wide spectrum of theoretical and practical issues. We wish to investigate the role of ideals and values in social and political life, in the formation of personal and cultural identities, in science and art as well as in moral reasoning and practice. We also hope to promote discussion on the epistemic grounds of moral judgments and the ontological underpinnings of moral discourse. ISUD is committed to promoting philosophical discourse intended to encourage the emergence of a more decent and humane world.
ISUD invites abstracts of papers and proposals for panels consistent with the theme “Values and Ideals: Theory and Praxis” as well as papers addressing the core mission of ISUD sketched above.
ISUD is especially interested in papers that address the following themes:
1. Dialogue on the Issues of the Contemporary World
2. Philosophical Ideals for a More Decent Human World
3. Cultures – Their Ideals and Values
4. Ecophilosophy for the Human and More Than Human World
5. Ideals and Values in Social and Political Life – from Theories to Praxis
6. Ideals and Values in Religion and Myth
7. Ideals and Values in Arts
8. Values and Ideals of Science and Value of Science
9. Human Values and Ideals. Their Role in Personal and Cultural Identities
10. Moral Systems and Moral Practices
Jens Jacobsen Research Prize
ISUD is pleased to announce that we will award $1500 Jens Jacobsen Research Prizes for the ten most outstanding papers presented at the 2016 ISUD World Congress.
The deadline for submission of abstracts and proposals for panels is 15 March 2016. Notice of selection will arrive by 15 April 2016. Please send abstracts and proposals in Word format by email to Professor Emiliya Taysina at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Professor Charles Brown at email@example.com or to Professor Małgorzata Czarnocka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstracts for either individual papers or proposals for panels (with no more than three presenters) organized around a specific theme will be considered.
Abstracts and proposals will be evaluated through an anonymous peer review process. The body of the email must include contact information: email address, mailing address, and academic affiliation of the authors. Abstracts of papers or panel proposals should be no longer than 400 words and must be in an attachment to the email in Word format with no identifying description of the author(s). Panel proposals must include a description of the theme of the panel as well as abstracts for each paper in the panel.
The congress registration fee is 60 euros or equivalent and biannual dues for ISUD membership is 20 euros. Both registration fee and society dues will be payable at the congress venue. Inability to pay these fees and dues should not be a barrier to congress participation or ISUD membership. Please contact Professor Charles Brown at email@example.com or Professor Małgorzata Czarnocka at firstname.lastname@example.org for requests to waive these fees and dues.
Modest travel stipends for scholars from developing regions will be available on a competitive basis.
Dialogue and Universalism: Journal of the International Society for Universal Dialogue will publish selected papers presented at the Congress.
For additional information about the ISUD XI World Congress please contact Professor Charles Brown at email@example.com or Professor Małgorzata Czarnocka at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to continuing the tradition of philosophical and scholarly dialogue on the great issues of our times. We hope you will join us.
Professor Charles Brown