15/4/2021 – CFP: On Lying

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What, when & where

Linguæ & – Rivista di lingue e culture moderne
Vol. 20 (2021) No 2

deadline: 15/4/2021

On Lying

Intuitively, we all know what lying is. However, on a theoretical level, defining its nature and aims has been a core issue in many topical domains of human knowledge. This Call for Papers aims to develop an interdisciplinary discourse on the nature of lying and of phenomena directly or indirectly connected with it, such as deception and self-deception, illusion, forgery, fake news, manipulation of sources, and others. We will welcome contributions from literature and the other arts, philosophy, theology, history, philology, psychology, neurosciences, linguistics, and others. The output of this special issue should be a common core of insights linking the humanities with the social sciences and the ‘natural sciences’ so to enable a full-scope investigation of this fundamental phenomenon, and place it within the larger picture of what it means to be human.

Deadline & how to apply

Although we prefer contributions in English, we also accept essays in Italian, French, German and Spanish.

Authors wishing to propose a paper for this special issue should register on the journal web site  and upload their papers preferably in English, no later than April 15th,  2021. See Information for Authors and Online submissions

Only papers which fully comply with the requirements in the “Guidelines” and in the “Authors’ Statement” (the latter’s point 1.a in particular) will be accepted for the double-blind peer review process.


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