Call for Papers 2015 ISCHE 37

International Standing Conference

for the History of Education

Culture and Education’ Istanbul University, Turkey

24th – 27th June 2015

Proposals and panel presentations are invited that examine the conference theme: ‘Culture and Education’. The purpose of this conference is to examine the relations between education and culture from the historical perspective. In the conference answers to the following questions will be addressed: What is the relationship between culture and education? What are the roles of educational reforms and educational borrowing in the cultural changes? What are the roles of educational institutions, educators, and educational materials in culture formation and transformation? How have education and elements of culture such as language, religion, symbols, and routines influenced each other throughout history?

Submissions should be related to one or more of the following subthemes:

  • Cultural paradigm and education
  • Agents of intercultural interaction
  • Language and education
  • Religion and education
  • Symbols, heroes, stories, and myths
  • Rituals and routines

Abstracts must be a maximum of 500 words including bibliography and have to be written in English, but presentations can be delivered in one of the official languages of ISCHE –English, French, German or Spanish. All proposals for the main conference must be submitted using the online submission form at

The deadline for the submission of proposal extended to December 15, 2014. Applicants will be notified of the acceptance or rejection of proposals at the beginning of February 2015. For those presenting a paper at the conference, the deadline for registration is 30 April 2015. We look forward to seeing you in Istanbul.

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