Conceptual Hybridization in the History of Ideas

deadline for submissions: 
March 15, 2022
full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas
contact email: 

A special issue of the Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas on FACETS OF HYBRIDIZATION IN THE HISTORY OF IDEAS is planned for mid-2022. 

The whole CFP can be found here: and here: An extract follows: “Conceptual hybridization, therefore, can be described as a transformative process in which certain existing concepts and ideas undergo a commixture, or are intermixed into other existing conceptual formations, so that existing notions are reshaped and gradually renewed, or an unexpected novelty is produced in the domain of doc­umentable historical dynamics of ideas and concepts. Such processes—to which bakhtinian-like ‘unconscious’, ‘intentional’, and ‘polyphonic’ components might be ascribed—would find a test of their relevance in their being recognized and met with appreciation or ostracization, or having been considered contentious in relation to historically perceived alterities between ideas and doctrines. 
The hybridization of concepts and ideas is undoubtedly a multi-faceted phe­nomenon. This Call for Papers intends to highlight and elucidate these facets and processes, from the simultaneous point of view of the history of ideas and of the intersection of disciplines that characterize the Journal of Interdisciplinary History of Ideas. Contributions may focus on very specific or on wider-ranging historical cases, but general and methodological contributions might be also considered.” Articles, along with a 300-words abstract and keywords, must be submitted before March 15, 2022. A first scrutiny by the guest editor and the editorial staff will be followed by a double-blind peer review process for the selected papers.Submitted articles may be written in English or French (in the latter case, English-language title, abstract and keywords shall be provided before publication), and can be either uploaded to the journal website ( through the standard procedures, or sent to the following email address:
Submissions must contain original and unpublished work. Contributions are expected to adopt a genuinely interdisciplinary perspective in the history of ideas.
The text can be provided in .odt, .doc, .docx, or .pdf format, and must not include authors’ names and affiliations (pay attention to metadata and properties), nor self-references that reveal the author’s identity.
For further information, please contact the staff of the Journal ( Authors are welcome to discuss their prospective contributions with the journal editors and the guest editor of the issue before submission, using the dedicated email address above.