Call for papers: International Colloquium on Bonaventure and Aquinas

Call for papers: International Colloquium on Bonaventure and Aquinas

09 outubro 2024 09:00

Data: 9 e 10 de Outubro de 2024

Local: Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa

Organização: Centro de Filosofia da Universidade de Lisboa, em parceria com o Centro de Estudos Clássicos da Universidade de Lisboa e a Society for the European History of Ideas (SEHI)

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Inscrições: Obrigatórias com CFP e envio de propostas até ao dia 28 de Março de 2024

Call for papers

International Colloquium on Bonaventure and Aquinas
Studia Bonaventurae de Balneoregio et Thomae Aquinati oblata
SEHI Meeting III

2024 marks the 750th anniversary of the death of both Bonaventure of Bagnoregio and Thomas Aquinas. To commemorate the occasion, the Centre of Philosophy of the University of Lisbon (CFUL), in partnership with the Center for Classical Studies of the same University (CEC) and the Society for the European History of Ideas (SEHI), is organizing a colloquium, which will take place between 9th and the 11th of October, 2024. The aim of the colloquium is to contribute to the renewal of the studies on these two prominent philosophers of the 13th century.
To this end, the organizers invite the submission of conference abstracts and panel proposals on one of the following topics:
1. The philosophy of Bonaventure
2. The philosophy of Thomas Aquinas
3. Comparative studies between Bonaventure and Thomas Aquinas
4. The influences of and on Bonaventure and/or Thomas Aquinas
5. Bonaventure and/or Thomas Aquinas and the universities of the 13th century
6. The presence of Bonaventure and/or Thomas Aquinas in present-day philosophy
The abstracts submitted, as well as the panel proposals submitted, must demonstrate the innovative nature of the research to be presented.

All talks will have a maximum duration of 30 minutes, followed by a 15-minute discussion.

School of Arts and Humanities, University of Lisbon, Portugal
9th-11th October 2024

Keynote speakers
1. Fran O’Rourke (University College Dublin)
2. Franziska van Buren (KU Leuven)
3. Fabrizio Amerini (Università degli studi di Parma)
4. Armando Norte (Universidade de Lisboa)

Organizing Committee
Filipa Afonso
Maria Leonor Xavier
Lidia Lanza
Tomás N. Castro
Madalena Sobral

Scientific Committee
Adriano Oliva
Andreas Speer
Celina Lértora Mendoza
Christopher Cullen
Filipa Afonso
Gyula Klima
João Maria André
Joaquim Cerqueira Gonçalves
José Francisco Meirinhos
José Rosa
Lidia Lanza
Maria Leonor Xavier
Maria Manuela de Brito Martins
Mário Santiago de Carvalho
Pasquale Porro

SEHI: Society for the European History of Ideas
RLFM: Red Latinoamericana de Filosofía Medieval
CEC: Centro de Estudos Clássicos da Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa

Submission of individual abstracts
All those who are interested in giving a paper are warmly invited to submit a proposal by March 28, 2023. Submissions should contain the title of the presentation, an abstract of no more than 500 words, as well as the author’s name, affiliation, and email. In order to submit your proposal, please fill in this form:

Submission of panels
All those interested in organizing a panel at the conference should send a brief description of the panel of no more than 500 words, along with its title and the name(s) and email address(es) of the contact person(s), through this form: Also, panel organizers must request all speakers within the panel to submit their abstract, through this form (, indicating the title of the panel. Panel proposals, and their respective individual abstracts, are due by April 26, 2024.

Languages and Publications
The languages of the conference will be English, Portuguese, Italian, Spanish, and French. Papers written based on presentations in English will be considered for publication in the next volume of the Proceedings of SEHI, in the series Historical-Analytical Studies on Nature, Mind and Action published by Springer ( Papers based on presentations in the other languages will be considered for publication in Philosophica: International Journal for the History of Philosophy( Papers submitted for publication will undergo the regular peer-review procedures.

Registration fees (due until June 28, 2024)
Student registration: 85€
Standard registration: 150€