Ad hoc. Learning and Bildung in the time of globalization 2017

Ad hoc. Learning and Bildung in the time of globalization 2017

Symposium 2017: Learning and Bildung in a time of globalization – a need for interphilosophical thinking from a Nordic perspective

24-26. March 2017 Copenhagen at The World Culture Centre.

Read the full call-for-paper.

Background and scope
The aim of the symposium is to discuss education, learning, edification and cosmopolitics in light of globalization, cultural diversity, world citizenship, alterity, heterological thinking and new concepts of peace and cultural sustainability, both from western and non-western perspectives.


We invite practitioners, scholars, as well as students interested in the topic to propose papers on any aspect of the concept of “Learning and Bildung in time of globalisation”. You are welcome to apply with an abstract of about 350 words, to be submitted to or Deadline for abstracts is 20/01-2017. Please cite name and affiliation in the e-mail.
It is also possible to attend without presenting a paper. If you wish to do so, please write to or


The symposium will take place at “The World Culture Centre” ( culture-centre) in Copenhagen the 24 – 26th of March 2017. It will be arranged by Nordic Summer University, in collaboration with The World Culture Centre.

Accommodation and fees

Each participant is expected to pay a fee of 300 DKK. Once you receive confirmation that you’re proposal has been accepted you will be given more information on how to pay the fee.
Fee covers expenses for lunch Saturday and Sunday, coffee breaks and reception Friday evening.
Participants should apply to their institutions, Art Councils, local foundations or other possible sponsors to have their travel and accommodation cost covered. Those not affiliated with an institution may apply NSU for travel funding.

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