all

Cassirer’s Transformation: From a Transcendental to a Semiotic Philosophy of Forms

This book presents the transformation of Cassirer's transcendental point of view. At an early stage, Cassirer was confronted with a scientific crisis triggered by the emergence of various forms of objective knowledge, such as the plurality of...

Journal of Sufi Studies

Articles    Rūmī’s Mathnawī, Book Two The Transformation of Blood to Milk and the Transfiguration of the SensesAuteurs : Sassan Zand Moqaddam and Mehdi Nourian Page range : 1–29 Online publication date : 25 Mar 2021The Point...

Sufi Institutions

This volume describes the social and practical aspects of Islamic mysticism (Sufism) across centuries and geographical regions. Its authors seek to transcend ethereal, essentialist and “spiritualizing” approaches to Sufism, on the one hand, and...

Local Power and Female Political Pathways in Turkey

This book explores the “Turkish paradox” – women’s lower representation in local politics than in parliament. By analyzing life stories of 200 female municipal councilors and party representatives, it offers a comprehensive assessment of what makes...

Trade and Finance in Global Missions (16th-18th Centuries)

Trade and Finance in Global Missions (16th-18th Centuries) is a collection of twelve articles focusing on missionary economic practices, often perceived as an important tool in their spiritual and missionary endeavours, but also raising...

Finding Democracy in Music

For a century and more, the idea of democracy has fuelled musicians’imaginations. Seeking to go beyond music’s proven capacity to contribute to specific political causes, musicians have explored how aspects of their practice embody democratic...

Social Appearances

Philosophers have long distinguished between appearance and reality, and the opposition between a supposedly deceptive surface and a more profound truth is deeply rooted in Western culture. At a time of obsession with self-representation, when...

Sketch Thought and Art in Practice

The papers of this special issue discuss the question of sketch as a subject matter of aesthetics, in theory and in practice, rather than an art history. The issue of sketch does not necessarily concern with artworks. Thus, in “Sketch as Medium in...

2021 FFJ Fellowships

The Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS is presently calling for applications for three thematic fellowships sponsored by our partners:Air Liquide Fellowship: "Envisioning the Future of Human-Machine Relations: Collaborative Research between Japan and...

Slezkine

Yuri Slezkine is Jane K. Sather Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has been a fellow at the Hoover Institution, the International Institute at the University of Michigan,...

Urban Nostalgia: The Musical City in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Urban Nostalgia:  The Musical City in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Deadline to apply : 6 April 2020.Due to the Covid-19 outbreak this conference will take place as an online event. 5-7 July 2020.Call for papersThe aim of this workshop is...

Scherbak

Shcherbak Andrey is a Deputy Head of the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research and Chair of the Department of Political Science at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Saint-Petersburg, Russia. He was a Mellon European...