28 September 2018

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InterDisciplinarity: Conceptual Explorations

21st International Conference on the History of Concepts

University of Málaga, 25–28 September 2018


Friday, 28 September 2018

Aulario IV

9:00 – 11:00

Conceptual Controversies on Rights and Democracy in Europe
Aula 5 – Chair: Marta Postigo, University of Málaga

Elena García Guitián, Autonomous University of Madrid
Essentially Contested Concepts and Political Closures: An Analysis on the Political Implications of Current Uses of Democracy’s Labels
Taru Haapala, University of Jyväskylä
Drafting the European Political Authority: The Consultative Assembly of the Council of Europe as an Arena of Inter-Parliamentary Conceptual Controversies
Luis Bouza, Autonomous University of Madrid
The Problematic Conception of the Public Sphere in the Narrative Turn of the European Union

Understanding the Ottoman Past
Aula 7 – Chair: Marin Beroš, Institute of Social Sciences ‘Ivo Pilar’, Zagreb

Mehmet Akif Berber, İstanbul 29 Mayıs University
Using Conceptual History to Understand Ottoman Credit Relations
Banu Turnaoğlu, University of Cambridge
A Conceptual History of Despotism (İstibdad) in the Ottoman Empire (1860–1923)
Florian Zemmin, University of Bern
Conceptual History and Islamic Studies

Meeting    9:30 – 11:00

History of Concepts Group Executive Board (Aula 8)

11:00 – 11:30 Break

Sala de Grados María Zambrano

11:30 – 13:00 Closing Lecture – Chair: Natalija Shikova, International Balkan University in Skopje, Macedonia

Prof. Renáta Uitz, Professor of Constitutional Law, Central European University, Budapest
Clio’s Wit: The Rise of Populism as an Inspiration for Interdisciplinary Scholarship

13:00 – 13:15 Closing Remarks

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