CFP: " 'German Science' in Southern Europe, 1933-45" - 11-13 October 2012 , Lisbon (Portugal) - Deadline: June 15, 2012

Call for Papers

'German Science' in Southern Europe, 1933-45

Lisbon, October 11-13, 2012 | Submissions deadline: June 15, 2012

The European fascist period is certainly a time of exclusions,
disruptions, and
confrontations, but it is also a time of network building and scientific and
cultural exchange: the exhibitions, public lectures, academic or even
exchange that Germany organizes between 1933 and 1945 in the southern
countries (from Portugal to Romania, not forgetting Spain, Italy or
Greece) reflect
a hybrid (i.e. political and scientific) concern to be "recognized and
imitated" (to
put it in the words of the Hamburger romanist and NSDAP member Wilhelm

The conference welcomes paper proposals from a broad range of disciplines.
that could be addressed, especially on case studies examples, might
include, but are
not limited to:

a.. Knowledge & Technology transfer
b.. Circulation and appropriation of Knowledge
c.. Fascism, Science, Culture
d.. Fascist Scientific Policies
e.. Science and the Economics of War
f.. Networks: Actors, Institutions, Events, Disciplines
g.. Academics: Exchange and Exile
h.. Influence, Persuasion, Coercion: Science, Culture and the
i.. Crossing Borders: the Role of Science and Culture in the
of Fascism

The Conference is hosted by the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, New
of Lisbon, and organized by the Research project The Power of Science; German
Science in Portugal, 1933-45 (

A selection of papers presented at the Conference will be published in a

Graduate and Postgraduate students are strongly encouraged to submit
papers on
research in-progress or recently completed studies.

Lisbon (Portugal)


Oct 11-13, 2012

Working language of the conference:
English (a limited number of papers presented in Portuguese, Spanish
or German
may also be accepted)

Submission of Abstracts:
Please submit a paper abstract (300 words) and a short CV at

Submissions deadline:
June 15, 2012

Notification of Acceptance:
June 30, 2012

Further Information:
Please address all inquiries to

Fernando Clara

Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Av. de Berna 26-C
P 1069-061 Lisboa
Telf.: +351 217 908 300-Ext.1295
Fax: +351 217 908 308