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I hope this finds you all well!
With apologies for the delay in following up, I wish to forward to you some announcements—for conferences, events, CFPs/CFAs, and recent noteworthy publications.
Upcoming conferences, events, and deadlines:
May 14-16:2021 West Coast Plato Workshop, hosted by Northern Arizona University’s Dept. of Philosophy, on Plato’s Sophist. Featuring keynote speaker, Mary Louise Gill (Brown U.), on „Images of the Philosopher in the Sophist“. More info here: https://platosociety.org/2021-west-coast-plato-workshop-may-14-16/
July 5-11: The 5th annual Platonic Summer Seminar will be held in Lacnkorona, Poland, and online (via Zoom), organized by the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Pedagogical University of Kraków, the Jagiellonian University of Kraków, and the Philosophical Journal Kronos. Lectures will be available online via Zoom and will be delivered, among others, by Thomas A. Szlezák, Claudia Baracchi, Lloyd Gerson, Harold Tarrant, John Dillon, and Fritz Graf. Those interested to join in-person in Poland should register very soon: the list of in-person participants will be announced in mid-May (next week). For more info, check out their site: www.platon.up.krakow.pl/en/
July 19-23: The IPS’ mid-term meeting, on Koinonia in Plato’s Philosophy, will be hosted by Pontifical Catholic University of Peru—this year held online due to the pandemic. More info here: https://platosociety.org/call-for-papers-koinonia-in-platos-philosophy-lima-peru-march-8-12-2021/
Aug. 1: The 3rd edition of the Conrado Eggers Lan Prize is being held, for dissertations on Plato submitted between July 31, 2018, and July 31, 2021. The deadline to apply for the Prize is Aug. 1,
2021. See the announcement post for more info: https://platosociety.org/ips-eggers-prize-3rd-ed/
Nov. 3–5: The Czech Plato Society is pleased to announce the XIIIth Symposium Platonicum Pragense on Plato’s Phaedrus, planned to be held in Prague, Czech Republic (with the possibility it may be held in tandem, or solely, online, depending on the pandemic conditions then). There is currently a CFA for the conference, for papers touching on the Phaedrus in any aspect, which is due May 31, 2021. See their site for info: https://www.platonskaspolecnost.cz/cfa-phaedrus/.
- Plato in Poland, 1800–1950, by Tomasz Mróz: https://platosociety.org/new-publication-plato-in-poland-1800-1950/
- Montrer l’âme: Lecture du Phèdre de Platon, by Anca Vasiliu: https://platosociety.org/new-publication-leture-du-phedre-de-platon/
- Plato’s Conception of Justice and the Question of Human Dignity, by Marek Piechowiak: https://platosociety.org/new-publication-platos-conception-of-justice-and-the-question-of-human-dignity-2/
- Models of Desire in Graeco-Arabic Philosophy: From Plotinus to Ibn Ṭufayl, by Bethany Somma: https://platosociety.org/new-publication-models-of-desire-in-graeco-arabic-philosophy/
- The Origins of the Philosophy of Time: Plato and Predecessors / Истоки философии времени: Платон и предшественники [Russian lang.], by Aleksei Pleshkov: https://platosociety.org/new-publication-the-origins-of-the-philosophy-of-time/
- Eros in Neoplatonism and its Reception in Christian Philosophy: Exploring Love in Plotinus, Proclus and Dionysius the Areopagite, by Dimitrios Vasilakis (late 2020): https://platosociety.org/new-publication-eros-in-neoplatonism-and-its-reception-in-christian-philosophy/
- Framing the Dialogues: How to Read Openings and Closures in Plato, edited by Eleni Kaklamanou, Maria Pavlou, and Antonis Tsakmakis (late 2020): https://platosociety.org/new-publication-framing-the-dialogues-how-to-read-openings-and-closures-in-plato/
- Plato’s Timaeus: Proceedings of the Tenth Symposium Platonicum Pragense, edited by Chad Jorgenson, Filip Karfík, and Štěpán Špinka (late 2020): https://platosociety.org/new-publication-platos-timaeus-proceedings-of-the-tenth-symposium-platonicum-pragense/
- The First Principle in Late Neoplatonism: A Study of the One’s Causality in Proclus and Damascius, by Jonathan Greig (admittedly, yours truly) (late 2020): https://platosociety.org/new-publication-the-first-principle-in-late-neoplatonism/
As always, send us an email if you have any new publications or IPS-relevant events that you would to have announced and featured on our site and social media channels (Facebook and Twitter).
With best wishes,Jonathan Greig — webmaster for platosociety.org