Wednesday, February 27, 2008
CFP: "Cross-Cultural Conflicts and Communication: Rethinking Jaspers's Philosophy Today," Seoul, July 30–August 5, 2008.
The International Association of Jaspers Societies invites members of the international community of scholars to participate in the Sixth International Jaspers Conference. The Conference focuses, though not exclusively, on Jaspers's thoughts on communication and dialogue, and on his idea of philosophy as transcending cultural traditions. Persons prepared to contribute papers on some aspect of the conference theme should submit to one of the undersigned Organizers no later than July 31, 2007: 1.) the title, 2.) a brief statement regarding the chosen topic, 3.) an indication of the contributor’s previous relevant publications, if any. Finished papers should have a reading time of about 20 minutes, and be submitted no later than January 31, 2008. A committee of readers will be convened for this purpose. We are hoping that our negotiations with the Organizing Committee of the World Congress will result in ample space and time for the Jaspers Conference. While the Sixth International Jaspers Conference will be held in conjunction with the 22nd World Congress of Philosophy, it is being planned independently. Registered participants in the World Congress will be able to attend and participate in the Jaspers Conference without additional fees. The Sixth International Jaspers Conference is organized by the International Association of Jaspers Societies on behalf of its Member Societies, Jaspers Society of Japan and The Karl Jaspers Society of North America, and with the support of Karl Jaspers-Stiftung Basel und Österreichische Karl Jaspers-Gesellschaft. Further information on the conference may be found here: http://www.bu.edu/paideia/kjsna/papercall.html.