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International Conference Culture – the Ascension to Humanity. On the 150th anniversary of Albert Schweitzer. January 21–22, 2025

International Conference

 

Culture – the Ascension to Humanity.

On the 150th anniversary of Albert Schweitzer

January 21–22, 2025

 

Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences

12/1, Goncharnaya str., Moscow, 109240, Russian Federation


Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory

Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis

 


Event Details: The Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences invites contributions to the International Conference with the title “Culture – the Ascension to Humanity”. The Conference is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Albert Schweitzer and will be held from the 21st to the 22nd of January, 2025.

The Albert Schweitzer’s most important work “Philosophy of Culture” reflects on modern perspectives and the history of the philosophy of culture, on the nature of humanity and the essence of humanism, ethics, values, and life. The Conference focuses on and problematizes modern meanings of “Philosophy of Culture” and their topicality in the interdisciplinary context.

 

Conference topics:

-       Albert Schweitzer’s Philosophy of Culture

-       Ethical Content of Culture

-       Schweitzer on Religion and Philosophy

-       The Fate of Humanism

-       Health, Medicine and the Value of Life

-       Philosophy of Culture in the Structure of the Humanities

-       Methods and Approaches in Cultural Studies

-       The philosophy of music

 

Sessions:

-       “Philosophy of Culture and Historical Types of Humanism” (chairs – Prof. Dr. Nadezhda A. Kasavina, Prof. Dr.  Irina E. Koznova)

-       “Albert Schweitzer’s Ethics: Meaning, Significance, Historical Parallels” (chair – Prof. Dr. Andrey V. Prokofiev)

-       “Medicine and the Ethics of Reverence for Life” (chairs - Prof. Dr. Olga V. Popova,  Dr. Aleksey V. Antipov)

-       “Humanism as a Philosophy of Life: from Metaphysics to Everydayness” (chairs - Prof. Dr. Ayazhan Sagikyzy, Prof. Dr. Natalya L. Seytakhmetova)

 

The sessions focus on but not limited by the above topics.

 

Important dates:

-       Applications for organizing sections and round-table discussions submission until July 1, 2024

-       The application for participation submission until September 15, 2024

-       Notification of paper acceptance on October 15, 2024

-       The conference program will be available on November 1, 2024

 

Terms and Conditions of Attendance:

Applications for organizing sections and participation in the conference are accepted by e-mail to the Organizing Committee: Culture-iph@iph.ras.ru (executive secretary of the conference - Anastasia Kucherova).

 

The application for organizing a session or a round-table discussion within the conference should include: title, abstract, list of participants (at least 4 people), contact information of the session supervisor (phone number, e-mail).

 

The application for participation in the conference should include: first name, last name, work place, job title, academic degree, academic status, paper title, paper abstract (no more than 4000 characters), contact information (phone number, email address).

 

Unfortunately, the Organizing Committee is not able to pay travel expenses for the participants of the Conference. Travel expenses are expected to be paid by the sending party.

 

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to select papers for publication. Selected papers are planned to be published in a book on the results of the Conference.

 

Organising Committee:

  • Chair –  Nadezhda Kasavina, Prof. Dr., Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Head of the Philosophy of Culture Sector of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Co-chairman – Alexander Asmolov,Doctor of PhilosophyAcademician of the Russian Academy of EducationHead of the Department of Personality Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityScientific Director of the Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis.
  • Executive  Secretary –  Anastasia Kucherova, Dr., Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Olga Voronina, Prof. Dr., Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Alexey AveryanovCandidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Vice-rector of the Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis
  • Marina Kiseleva, Prof. Dr., Chief Researcher, Head of the Sector for Interdisciplinary Human Research, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Irina Koznova, Prof. Dr., Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Andrey Prokofiev, Prof. Dr., Head of the Ethics Sector of the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Yuri Prokopchuk, Dr., State Museum of  Lev Tolstoy, Associate Fellow at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Nadezhda Kolganova, Senior Laboratory Assistant, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Diana Shaikhutdinova, Junior Researcher, Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences

 

The conference will take place at the Institute of Philosophy of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 12/1, Goncharnaya str., Moscow, 109240, Russian Federation.

 

Contact: Anastasia Kucherova, executive Secretary of the Conference - Culture-iph@iph.ras.ru