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Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change


Call for Papers

Theme: Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change
Type: European Conference on Ethics, Religion and Philosophy 2018
(ECERP2018)
Institution: International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
Location: Brighton (United Kingdom)
Date: 3.–4.7.2018
Deadline: 16.4.2018



The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) and the ECERP2018 Organising
Committee invite you to join us in Brighton, UK for the The European
Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy 2018. Submit your
abstract and join us as a presenter or attend as an audience member
at this international, intercultural and interdisciplinary event.

Conference Theme:
"Surviving and Thriving in Times of Change"

The way we think, reason and behave as individuals, as communities
and societies is in a process of constant change and renegotiation.
The only constant of change is change itself, as Heraclitus most
famously put it some 2,500 years ago. Change may not be new, but its
pace, assisted and facilitated by advanced technologies, means these
processes have never been faster. While in some ways we have grown
together through the processes of globalisation, in others we have
become more isolated, marginalised and alienated. Religious
traditions, and the relationship between religion and civil society,
have also faced dramatic change.

This conference's theme of "surviving and thriving" in these times of
change invites us to continue to consider this large question through
the traditions and lenses of studies associated with religion,
philosophy and ethical studies.

The role of religion is seen by many as having no place in the modern
world. Where and when it does wield influence it is often viewed as
inappropriate or malevolent, and as a barrier to "progress" and
"modern" thinking. In today's fast-paced and technology driven world
are the study of philosophy and ethics useful, or are they similarly
becoming irrelevant and ossified? What is the continued role and
relevance of ethics, religion and philosophy, as subjects to be
studied, discussed and lived as core parts of our individual and
collective lives? How can they help us stay resilient in the face of
challenges and failures? How can they help us overcome the various
difficulties that life brings?

In conjunction with our Global Partners, including the University of
Sussex and Birkbeck, University of London, we look forward to
extending you a warm welcome in 2018.

Submissions

The conference theme for ECERP is "Surviving and Thriving in Times of
Change", and the organisers encourage submissions that approach this
theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of
other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage
sessions across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical
perspectives.

Submissions are organised into the following thematic streams:

- Ethics – Medical Ethics
- Ethics – Business and Management Ethics
- Ethics – Ethics in Education
- Ethics – Ethics, Law, and Justice
- Ethics – Ethics and Globalization
- Ethics – Ethics and Science
- Ethics – Comparative Ethics
- Ethics – Linguistics, Language and Ethics
- Religion – Theism and Atheism
- Religion – Feminism and Religious Traditions
- Religion – Religion and Education
- Religion – Religion and Peace Studies
- Religion – Mysticism, Faith, and Scientific Culture
- Religion – Interfaith Dialogue
- Religion – Comparative Religion
- Religion – Linguistics, Language and Religion
- Philosophy – Philosophy and Religion
- Philosophy – Philosophy and the Arts
- Philosophy – Philosophy and Public Policy
- Philosophy – Philosophy and Technology
- Philosophy – Philosophy and Culture
- Philosophy – Philosophy and Education
- Philosophy – Philosophy and Peace Studies
- Philosophy – Comparative Philosophy
- Philosophy – Linguistics, Language and Philosophy
- Interdisciplinary – Conflict Resolution and Mediation Studies

Submit your abstract: ecerp.iafor.org/call-for-papers/

Early Bird Abstract Submission Deadline: February 15, 2018
Early Bird Registration Deadline: March 15, 2018
Final Abstract Submission Deadline: April 16, 2018
Registration Deadline for Presenters: May 16, 2018

Venue:
The Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront, Brighton, UK

Conference website:
https://ecerp.iafor.org