Oxford Centre for Intellectual History Graduate Conference: Methodology in Intellectual History (Hybrid event)

If you are a graduate student and interested in presenting at this conference our call for papers is still currently open. The deadline for abstracts is Sunday 28 April. Please follow this link to submit an abstract: forms.office.com/e/CucwG8n35R


08:30-09:00 Conference Registration

Opening remarks by Cameron Bowman (Keble College)

09:00-10:40 Presentism in Intellectual History Chaired by Ming Kit Wong (Magdalen College)

  • Connor Grubaugh, ‘St Augustine of Cambridge’
  • Joseph Hettrick, ‘“Source-mining” and “Lumping”: Charges of Presentism in the History of Seventeenth-Century Ideas’
  • Oliver Gough, ‘Presentism and the Escape from Language in the History of Emotions’

11:00-12:40 Intellectual History, Philosophy and Literature Chaired by Sophie West (Christ Church)

  • Maya Gavin, ‘Re-articulation and the Process of Canon Formation’
  • Paul Norris, ‘History in general, poetry in particular’
  • João Gado F Costa, ‘Visions of Pragmatics: A reevaluation of Quentin Skinner’s concerns around meaning and context’

12:40-14:00 Lunch – sandwich lunch with cake, fruit, tea and coffee provided

14:00-15:40 Global Intellectual History Chaired by Toma-Jin Morikawa-Fouquet (St Catherine’s College)

  • Kaoruko Kawashima, ‘Confucianism, Human Rights and the Role of Translation in Nineteenth-Century Japan’
  • Ross Moncrieff, ‘Global Intellectual History, Eurocentrism, and the Problem of Incommensurability: Connected Problems, Comparative Solutions’
  • Jorge Varela-Yepes, “Nineteenth-Century Andean Political Thought in Global Intellectual History’

16:00-1710 Keynote Address by Professor Faisal Devji (St Anthony’s College)

17:10-17:15 Conference End

17:15-19:10 Drinks Reception – Ante Room
19:10 Dinner – Dining Hall, followed by tea/coffee – Terry Newport Room