PHILHIST ’15 / II. History of Philosophy (PHILHIST '15)

Venue: NHKM (Nâzım Hikmet Cultural Center

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Event Date/Time: May 14, 2015 / 9:00 am - (GMT +2:00 hours) End Date/Time: May 16, 2015 / 5:00 pm - (GMT +2:00 hours)
Registration Date: Apr 03, 2015 Time: 00:00:00(GMT +2:00 hours)
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 06, 2015 Time: 00:00:00(GMT +2:00 hours)
Paper Submission Date: Apr 10, 2015 Time: 00:00:00(GMT +2:00 hours)
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PHILHIST ’15 / II. History of Philosophy Conference on 'Interactions' 


DAKAM’s PHILHIST ’15 / II. History of Philosophy Conference on 'Interactions' aims to a comparative re-reading of philosophical texts around the historical mechanisms of interaction and will take place at NHKM (Nâzım Hikmet Cultural Center) in Istanbul on May 14-16, 2015.


All types of interaction (interactions between different regions and lands, unexpected historical links, contact of individuals or even the concept of inter - textuality itself) can be defined as one of the central sources for the history of philosophy

Renownned historian of philosophy, Prof.  , Prof. Zeynep Direk from Koç University, Prof.  from Boğaziçi University, and Prof.  from Koç University are going to be keynote speakers of the event.



Deadline for submission of abstracts: February 27, 2015 Deadline for registration: March 6, 2015 Deadline for late registration: April 3, 2015 Deadline for full papers submission: April 10, 2015



Interactions among Periods  Interactions among Religious Philosophies  Geographical Interactions  Interactions among the Fields  Interactions among Topics


The conference will be held at Nâzım Hikmet Cultural Center (NHKM - one of the most popular cultural centers in Istanbul. 

Nâzım Hikmet Cultural Center hosts several art and academic events in different disciplines every month. NHKM, named after one of the legendary modern Turkish poets - Nâzım Hikmet, has been established in 1996 and located in Kadıköy.  Kadıköy is a large and cosmopolitan district of Istanbul, facing the historic city centre on the other side of the Bosporus. With its numerous bars, cinemas and bookshops, Kadıköy can be regarded as the cultural centre of the Anatolian side of Istanbul. 


The scientific committee consists of significant scholars, such as Prof. Zeynep DIREK/ Koç University, Prof. Massimo VITTORIO/ Università di Catania, Assoc. Prof. Dag PETERSSON/ Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Dr. Theodoropoulou ATHANASIA/ University of Athens,  Dr. Karolina KOCHANCZYK/ Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University, Dr. Daniel LAYMAN/ University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Dr. Christos PECHLIVANIDIS/ Aristotle University of Thessaloniki,  Dr. Ruhtan YALCINER/ Hacettepe University and Assist. Prof. Yıldız SILIER/ Boğaziçi University


You can submit your abstract by entering the online registration system  EASYCHAIR at >


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Conference Speakers

Renowned historian of philosophy, Prof. Pierre Pellegrin, Prof. Zeynep Direk from Koç Unversity, Prof. Kenneth Westphal from Boğaziçi University, and Prof. Patrick Roney from Koç University are going to be keynote speakers of the event.