CFP: 11th Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy

11th Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy

9th and 10th September 2013

CALL FOR PAPERS

On the 9th and 10th of September 2013, the Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Pavia (Italy), under the joint patronage of the Italian Society for Political Philosophy and the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy, will host the eleventh edition of the Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy. This two-day conference is meant to offer graduate students an opportunity to present papers, get helpful feedback in a friendly atmosphere, and exchange ideas both with peers and with leading academics in the field of political philosophy. In addition to parallel sessions devoted to students’ presentations, there will also be two plenary sessions. Plenary speakers in past editions have been: Hillel Steiner, Anna Elisabetta Galeotti, Peter Jones, Gianfrancesco Zanetti, Jonathan Wolff, Michele Nicoletti, Philippe Van Parijs, Sebastiano Maffettone, Giovanni Giorgini, Andrew Williams, David Miller, Alessandro Ferrara, Valeria Ottonelli, Adam Swift, Gerald Gaus, Serena Olsaretti, Thomas M. Scanlon. This year’s keynote speakers will be:

 Sebastiano Maffettone (LUISS, Roma)

Philip Pettit (Princeton University)

Graduate students interested in giving papers should send their contributions (max 2500/3000 words – in English) accompanied by a short abstract (max 300 words – in English), by Sunday 28th April 2013. Papers may focus on any area within political philosophy, and presentations should take no longer than twenty minutes to allow at least another twenty minutes of discussion. Please note that the 28th of April is also the deadline for registration for anyone who wishes to attend the conference without presenting a paper.

Conference registration is free of charge. Paper givers will be offered accommodation in local university colleges. Accommodation fees and details will be arranged individually. Anyone who wishes to attend the conference without presenting a paper can write to check availability. Details about meal arrangements and conference programme to follow.

Please address all correspondence (including paper submissions and additional inquiries) to the conference email address: pavia.gradconference@gmail.com

The conference is sponsored by the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Pavia (FIRB Research Project “Alimentare il rispetto”) and by the Department of Humanities of the Piemonte Orientale University in Vercelli (ESF Start-up Grant “URBANITAS”, Compagnia di S. Paolo, Torino).

About Emanuela Ceva

Emanuela Ceva is Assistant Professor of Political philosophy at the University of Pavia (Italy)
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