The Stevanovich Institute on the Formation of Knowledge offers to co-sponsor conferences at the University of Chicago that relate to our 2016-18 research theme, Comparing Practices of Knowledge.

Please submit your application by filling out this form. Each application will be reviewed by the steering committee and a decision will be made within a month. Contact sifk-apps@uchicago.edu if you have any questions. Please note that the 2017-18 application cycle is closed, but applications for the 2018-19 academic year will be accepted. 

Past and upcoming co-sponsored events include: 

  • Discovery of Fact (Spring 2016)
  • The Acquisition and Transmission of Knowledge: The Role of Shi'i Institutions of Learning in the Spread and Defense of a Tradition (Spring 2016)
  • Timothy Morton: Things Just Got Weird (Autumn 2016)
  • Foucault and Religion (Winter 2017)
  • Down to the Hour: Perspectives on Short Time in the Ancient Mediterranean (Spring 2017)
  • Tensions in Renaissance Cities (Spring 2017)
  • Japan’s Russia: Challenging the East-West Paradigm (Spring 2018)
  • From the Margins to the Center: Disability Studies in Other Disciplines (Spring 2018)
  • South Asia and the Limits of Humanistic Inquiry (Spring 2018)
  • Midwest Summer School in the Philosophy of Physics (Summer 2018)
  • Intellectual History and History of Science: A Workshop on Method and Way of Knowing in the Past (Spring 2018)
  • Critique/Desire/Practice: Photography and Beyond, selon Joel Snyder (Summer 2018)