May 27, 2013

CfP: Conf. "2400 years from the founding of Plato's Academy," Institute of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy - Skopje

The Institute of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy - Skopje is pleased to announce the conference dedicated to the 2400 years from the founding of Plato's Academy which will take place on October 25-26, 2013. Year 2013 marks 2400 years of the founding of Plato's Academy in the spring 387 BC. This anniversary attracts Platonists and others whose interests gravitate around the heritage of the Academy to celebrate this remarkable date. We welcome papers from various fields that concern the work of Plato and the Academy.

Topics may include but are not limited to:
- Forming of the Academy
- Organization and functioning of the Academy
- Heirs of Plato
- Authenticity, chronology and classification of the dialogues
- Plato's unwritten doctrine
- Interpretation of Plato's philosophy
- Plato and Neoplatonism
- Plato and Byzantine Empire
- Plato and religion
- Plato and metaphysics
- Plato and myth
- Plato and art
- Plato and ethics
- Plato as educator
- Plato and politics
- Plato and society
- Plato and the modern world
- Plato's philosophy of language
- Plato and literature
- Translating Plato

Working languages of the conference are Macedonian, Serbian, Bulgarian, English, German and French. The title and the abstract (300 words maximum) of your presentation should be submitted by June 15 by e-mail to jasmina.naumoska@ fzf.ukim. Please indicate your full name, affiliation and e-mail address for contact. All accepted papers will be published in a volume of conference proceedings.

We are looking forward to your applications
Kind regards,
Organizational comitee of the conference
Prof. Vera Georgeiva, PhD, President
Jasmina Naumoska, PhD, Conference Coordinator