CALL FOR PAPERS – 5th Conference of the “Beyond Humanism” Conference Series

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September 11th – 14th 2013, University of Roma 3, Rome, Italy

The specific focus of the 5th Conference “The Posthuman: Differences, Embodiments, and Performativity” will be the posthuman, both in its genealogies, as well as its theoretical, artistic and materialistic differences and possibilities. In order to guarantee a systematic treatment of the topic, we will particularly focus on the following themes:

  1. The Posthuman
  2. Philosophical Issues concerning the Posthuman
  3. New Media Art, Graphic Arts and Comics, Design, Bioarts, Body Art,
    Performance and the Posthuman
  4. Ethics, Bioethics, and the Moral Status of the Posthuman
  5. Emerging Technologies, Posthuman Informatics and the Posthuman
  6. Materialism and Posthuman Existence
  7. Posthuman Education

The detailed CFP is available here:

We invite abstracts of up to 500 words, to be sent in MS Word and Pdf format

Files should be named and submitted in the following manner:
Submission: First Name Last name.docx (or .doc) / .pdf
Example: “Submission: MaryAndy.docx”

Abstracts should be received by May 15th 2013.

Acceptance notifications will be sent out by June 15th.
All those accepted will receive information on the venue(s), local
attractions, accommodations, restaurants, and planned receptions and events
for participants.

Presentations should be no longer than 20 minutes. Each presentation will
be given 10 additional minutes for questions and discussions with the
audience, for a total of 30 minutes.

A registration fee of €50 (65USD) will apply to all participants.

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