Conference: History of Knowledge (Porto, November 2023)

The History of Knowledge Conference brings together specialists from the History of Knowledge, History of Science, Colonial Studies, Maritime History and Global History to show their ongoing research or consolidated results, having as central theme the “Circulation of knowledge – Epistemic, Social and Material dimensions”.

The conference is sponsored by the CITCEM (Transdisciplinary Research Centre “Culture, Space and Memory), based at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Porto, and will take place in Porto, Portugal, on 22, 23 and 24 November 2023.

Keynote speakers include Elaine Leong, Henrique Leitão, Johan Östling, Lisa Hellman and Sven Dupré.

The call for proposals is open between March 1st and May 30th. Researchers are invited to submit their papers on the social, material and intellectual conditions of the historical processes of production and circulation of knowledge. The scope of this conference encompasses topics related to the transformation processes that impacted cultural identities, social practices, political conjunctures and cognitive dimensions. Research related to any geographical area from the early modern age to the 20th century is welcome.

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