FES | Federación Española de Sociología

Call for Papers - ESA Research Network Sociology of the Arts midterm conference 2014

The Conference organizing committee hereby announces the 8th midterm Conference of the European Research Network Sociology of the Arts, which will take place from 4 to 6 September 2014 at “Babes-Bolyai” University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

The Call for Papers is thematically broad and it includes various topics of arts sociology. Researchers from all social sciences disciplines, philosophy and humanities, as well as PhD students and artists, who are interested in inter- and trans-disciplinary dialogue, are welcome to participate in this conference.

Send the abstract by email to the Conference Secretariat (esa.arts2014@gmail.com) with Cc to Dan Eugen Ratiu (daneugen.ratiu@gmail.com). Main dates:

· The deadline for abstract submission is February 15, 2014.

· The acceptance of abstracts will be notified by March 31, 2014.

· Registration opening: April 1, 2014.

· Registration deadline for presenting authors: May 31, 2014.

You can find also a brief presentation of the city of Cluj-Napoca. For more information you can also visit the homepage of the conference: http://hiphi.ubbcluj.ro/ESA-Arts-2014

Further, I would kindly ask you to disseminate this announcement to any of your colleagues who might be interested in these topics.

With best regards,

Dan Eugen Ratiu

Professor of Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics

Department of Philosophy, Babes-Bolyai University

1 M.Kogalniceanu str., 400084 Cluj-Napoca, Romania


Associate Dean, Faculty of History and Philosophy


Expert in Arts and Cultural Policies


Member of the Executive Committee

European Society for Aesthetics www.eurosa.org

Chair, ESA-RN Sociology of the Arts