LINGUIST List 26.3249

Fri Jul 10 2015

Calls: Discourse Analysis, Translation/Morocco

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 10-Jul-2015
From: Yahya Benkhedda <>
Subject: Ethics and Dialogue in Contemporary Thought
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Full Title: Ethics and Dialogue in Contemporary Thought
Short Title: Dialogue

Date: 04-May-2016 - 05-May-2016
Location: Eljadida, Morocco
Contact Person: Yahya Benkhedda
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Translation

Call Deadline: 30-Oct-2015

Meeting Description:

In collaboration with the Knowledge Integration and Translation laboratory at Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech and the Translation and Teaching research team at Ibn Zohr University in Agadir, The Translation studies, Communication and Literature research laboratory (TCL) at Chouaib Doukkali University in El Jadida organizes the Third International Conference on the issue of the relationship between ethics and dialogue in contemporary thought: the Moroccan philosopher Taha Abdul Rahman as a case study on 4-5 May 2016 at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities in El Jadida, Morocco.

Venue: Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences at Eljadida, Morocco

Call for Papers:

Following the 1st and 2nd international conferences, held in Agadir and Marrakesh over the past two years respectively, the present 3rd edition invites contributions from scholars working in different disciplines to discuss issues related to the concepts of ethics and dialogue in contemporary thought and sub-topics related to ethics rationalization, secularization, and history, based on international experiences, in light of the modern world communities different intellectual challenges.

Participants are invited to propose contributions as related, but not restricted, to the following themes:

Theme 1: The concept of ''man'' between rationality and morality

1. Limits of reason in the system of ethics
2. Human nature and acts of ethics
3. Reason and ethical knowledge
4. The ideal morality

Theme 2: Dialogue moral requirements

1. Moral foundations of dialogue
2. Ethical principles of dialogue
3. Forms of dialogue and ranks of reason
4. Ranks of dialogue
5. Ranks of ethics

Theme 3: Modern theories of dialogue and their relation to ethics

1. Status of ''testimony'' in dialogue
2. Importance of ''honesty'' in dialogue
3. Role of ''responsibility'' in dialogue
4. National/international dialogue and contemporary ethical challenges
5. Importance of debate in the Islamic heritage

Theme 4: Ethics and dialogue between rationalization and renewal

1. Ethics and dialogue and the principle of openness to others
2. The esthetic dimensions of ethical values
3. Artistic and moral values

Theme 5: Communication and dialogue across civilizations

1. The principle of recognizing the other and the need for dialogue and ethics
2. Towards a global ethical dialogue of cultures
3. The secularization of moral concepts
4. Media and ethics
5. Translation and ethics

Important Dates:

- October 30, 2015: Deadline for submitting participation applications
- November 30, 2015: Notification of acceptance
- February 28, 2016: Deadline for submitting papers
- March 30, 2016: Final notification of acceptance
- May 4-5, 2016: Conference date

Languages of the conference: Arabic, English, or French.
Participation applications and papers should be sent to the following address:

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