LUCAS Graduate Conference 2015 will be organised by the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS) under the theme of ‘Breaking the Rules: Cultural Reflections on Political, Religious and Aesthetic Transgressions’. The conference, which will take place on 29-30 January 2015 in Leiden, features keynotes by Lorraine Daston, Professor and Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG) in Berlin and Barbara H. Rosenwein, Professor of History at Loyola University Chicago.
Proposals for 20-minute papers addressing the concept of rule breaking/transgression from a cultural, historical, classical, artistic, literary, cinematic, political, economic, religious or social viewpoint are invited. Deadline for abstracts is 15 October 2014.
A selection of papers will be published as conference proceedings in the Journal of the LUCAS Graduate Conference.