[Humanist] 24.66 events: ESF (Humanities) on art history; research conferences

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                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 66.
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        Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 19:45:08 +0100
        From: Humanities <humanities at esf.org>
        Subject: ESF (Humanities Unit): Art History; research conferences


Two announcements:

1. The Networked Humanities: Art History in the Web conference is now up and running

The aim of this conference is to bring together art historians and other researchers (including digital humanists) in order to investigate the intersection between the web and collaborative research processes, via an examination of electronic media-based cooperative models in the history of art and beyond. With contributions spanning from
art history (and digital art) to philosophy and cultural studies, from psychology and sociology of knowledge to computer graphics, from semiotics to curatorial practices it will offer a unique forum for the representation of both diversified and complementary approaches to the topic of Networked humanities.

Closing date for applications/ papers: 18th of July, 2010.

Application form & programme available from www.esf.org/conferences/10342 http://www.esf.org/conferences/10342

Professor Naomi Segal - member of the Standing Committee for the Humanities - will be giving a presentation on one of the Standing Committee for the Humanities strategic activities:

 “Cultural Literacy in Contemporary Europe”<http://www.esf.org/research-areas/humanities/strategic-activities/esf-cost-synergy.html>, on the occasion of the “International Conference on Literary Studies” – Thinking Literature in the 21st century<http://www.litera21.org/_ingindex.html> -Braga, Portugal, Sept. 30th to Oct. 1st, 2010

·         May 31, 2010: closing date for the submission of abstracts 
·         June 30, 2010: notification of acceptance/rejection
·         July 31, 2010: closing date for participants with paper


2. Call for proposals for 2012 ESF Research conferences

The Call for Proposals for 2012 ESF Research Conferences is now open. Researchers are invited to submit proposals on the following topics:

·        Interdisciplinary Environmental Sciences
·        Molecular Biology+
·        Mathematics
·        Physics/Biophysics and Environmental Sciences
·        Social Sciences and Humanities

The deadline for submitting proposals is 15 September 2010.

            Link: http://www.esf.org/activities/esf-conferences/call-for-proposals |
            ESF Contact: Anne (ablondeel at esf.org<mailto:ablondeel at esf.org>)

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