Crisis and Renewal in the History of Political Thought

August 8, 2017

Fifth International Conference of the European Society for the History of Political Thought
University of Heidelberg, 11-13 October 2018

The European Society for the History of Political Thought invites proposals for individual papers and panels for its next international conference.

Proposals for individual 20 minute papers should be no longer than 250 words, and proposals for panels should not exceed 500 words. Short CVs of the speakers should be added (name, institutional affiliations, major publications – no more than five). Panels at the conference will normally last 90 minutes, with 3 papers each. (Exceptionally, panel proposals consisting of more than 3 papers can be accommodated.)

Please send your proposals by 30 September 2017 to László Kontler,, cc to Gregor Stiebert,

Authors will be notified of paper acceptance or non-acceptance by 15 December 2017.
Participation fee (provisional): 60 EUR. The fee is calculated to meet unavoidable expenses. The organizing committee is making efforts to secure external funding for the conference. In case these efforts are successful, the participation fee shall be waived and participants’ travel and accommodation costs may be alleviated.