Register to attend the Political Violence Workshop

The Injustice League and the Public Discourse Project at the University of Connecticut are pleased to announce the Political Violence Workshop (Dec 4-6), which will discuss institutionalized and racialized violence in the U.S., with an emphasis on Black Lives Matter.

We have a wonderful lineup of speakers and topics, and we warmly invite you to attend and take part in the conversation!

Registration is free, and only takes about 30 seconds to complete:

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Calls for Papers for two Workshops on Poverty at the U of Salzburg (May and August 2016)

The Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research, University of Salzburg, and the Austrian chapter of Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) will organize two workshops on (political) philosophy and poverty in 2016. Please spread the word.

The first workshop with Monique Deveaux (U of Guelph) will take place on May 12 and 13, 2016. There is no specfic theme and all papers on philosophy and poverty are welcome but preference will be given to papers that are related to the topic of the paper of Monique Deveaux: “Global Justice from Below?: The Value of Social Movement Approaches to Poverty Reduction”. The detailed call for papers and more information on that workshop can be found in that PDF or here:


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Association for Social and Political Philosophy Conference 2016

Association for Social and Political Philosophy (formerly ALSP)
2016 Annual Conference: 27th-29th June

Venue: London School of Economics and Political Science

Local organisers: Kai Spiekermann and Lea Ypi

The 2016 annual conference of the Association for Social and Political Philosophy (formerly the Association for Legal and Social Philosophy) will be organized at the London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE.

Keynote speakers
Rainer Forst (Goethe University Frankfurt)
Anne Phillips (London School of Economics and Political Sciences)

Theme: Rebellion, Resistance, Revolution
Proposals for papers and panels addressing the conference theme (either from a normative or from a historical perspective) will be given priority. Proposals for papers and panels in any area of political, social, or legal philosophy and from any methodological approach are also welcome.


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Funded PhD in Political Science (Political Theory Track) at CEU, Budapest

Call for Applications:
Political Theory Track of CEU Doctoral Program in Political Science,

We invite applications for the Political Theory Track of CEU Doctoral Program in Political Science for the Academic Year 2016-2017. The Political Theory track is designed to prepare students for a career in academia and institutions of applied research. It is highly competitive and welcomes applications from graduates of Political Science, Philosophy, Law, Sociology, Economics, and related disciplines.


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CfP: Climate Ethics and Climate Economics

The first of six ESRC-funded workshops exploring issues where the ethics and economics of climate change intersect will be held at Oxford University’s Martin School on 13-14 January 2015. The keynote speakers will be Simon Caney and Partha Dasgupta.

We have space in the workshop for eight additional presentations, and an equal number of discussants. Funds are available to cover accommodation and internal travel expenses for up to three research students and early-career researchers. Preference will be given to proposals on the workshop theme of discounting, but we will also consider proposals on other topics. Papers will be circulated before the workshop.


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CFP: 10th Annual NUSTEP Conference

The Tenth Annual Conference of the Northwestern University Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics (NUSTEP) will be held at Northwestern University on May 19–21, 2016. The conference will feature keynote addresses by Nomy Arpaly and Pamela Hieronymi.

Submission Guidelines: We welcome submissions from faculty and graduate students, as some sessions will be reserved for student presentations.  Please submit an essay of approximately 4000 words.  Essay topics in all areas of ethical theory and political philosophy will be considered, although some priority will be given to essays that take up themes from the work of Nomy Arpaly and Pamela Hieronymi: addiction, agency, blame, deliberation, desire, forgiveness, free will, habituation, rationality, reasons, responsibility, trust, and virtue.  Essays should be prepared for blind review in word, rtf, or pdf format.  Graduate submissions should be sent by e-mail to; faculty submissions should be sent by e-mail to  The deadline for submissions is February 15, 2016.  Notices of acceptance will be sent by March 15.  For more information, please contact Kyla Ebels-Duggan at the e-mail address above or visit our website:


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