Category Archives: Calls for Papers

Call for Papers: Conference on “The Ethics of Economic Institutions” Utrecht, January 8-10, 2015.   Our economic institutions are never merely economic institutions; they are always at the same time also moral statements about the good or right ways in … Continue reading

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CFA: Moments of rupture: Event and negativity in modern thought

October 29 & 30, 2014 Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago de Chile Keynote speakers: Andreas Kalyvas (The New School, USA) Eduardo Sabrovsky (Universidad Diego Portales, Chile) Rupture is a motif central to modernity. A certain “culture of rupture” has animated in … Continue reading

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CFA: Should Intuitions Matter? Exploring the Role of Intuitions in the Justification of State Punishment, MANCEPT Workshops September 8-10

Workshop Convenors: Andrei Poama (Sciences Po) & Ambrose Lee (Oxford) Moral intuitions seem to hold a paradoxical role in the justification of state punishment. On the one hand, normative theorists repeatedly, if diffusely, rely on intuitions in their attempts to … Continue reading

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CFP: Groups: Challenges for Contemporary Political Philosophy – University of Rennes 1, November 19-21, 2014

Groups: Challenges for Contemporary Political Philosophy University of Rennes 1, November 19-21, 2014 Call for Papers Groups matter in political philosophy, most would now agree – but precisely how they matter is contentious. Group-related issues emerge in various contexts of … Continue reading

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CfP: Review of Philosophy and Psychology – Special issue on Nudges

Nudges Special issue of the Review of Philosophy and Psychology Guest editors: Adrien Barton and Till Grüne-Yanoff Deadline for submission of extended abstracts: May 15, 2014 Call for Papers Originally introduced by Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler, nudges have been … Continue reading

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CFP: The Buck Stops Where? Responsibility in the global economy

University College London CFP: The Buck Stops Where? Responsibility in the global economy Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Ashford (St Andrews) On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza factory complex in Savar, Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,127 people. This is the worst incident … Continue reading

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CFP: Rethinking Political Catholicism, Rome, May 22-23, 2014

Although the study of religion and politics has blossomed over the past decade, the normative debates over the appropriate place of religion in modern democracies often remain divorced from the study of the actual practices and meanings of religion in … Continue reading

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Hospitality Now (!): One-day conference, Paris (Sciences Po), July 1st, 2014

“Hospitaliy Now (!)” has two significations: one, what is the current state of scholarship regarding the thematisation of hospitality in political theory/science/philosophy? While work continues apace on hospitality all around the world, some of the key texts—one might think of … Continue reading

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Summer Course: Human Rights, International law, and Cosmopolitanism (HIC), Oslo, 16-20 June 2014

In this intensive summer Ph.D. course at the University of Oslo an international team of experts explores the philosophical foundation of human rights and the legitimacy of the institutions that establish them in practice. Topics include the nature of human … Continue reading

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MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory 2014: 2nd Call for Convenors

The MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory 2014 is an annual conference in political theory, organised under the auspices of the Manchester Centre for Political Theory. This year’s conference will be the eleventh event in the series and will take place … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Free Speech, Public Deliberation, and Global Affairs, University of Tromsø, 17-19 June, 2014

The Pluralism, Democracy, and Justice Research Group invites you to the conference   Free Speech, Public Deliberation, and Global Affairs 17–19 June 2014 University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway   Keynote speakers: Andreas Føllesdal (University of Oslo) … Continue reading

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Call for papers – ‘Food and Drink Policies: Paternalism, Free Speech, and Children’, ECPR General Conference

8th ECPR General Conference University of Glasgow 3th – 6th September 2014 Panel on Food and Drink Policies, Paternalism, Free Speech, and Children Panel Chairs: Morten Ebbe Juul Nielsen (Copenhagen University) and Helena Siipi (University of Turku) Panel Discussant: Garrath … Continue reading

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2nd St Andrews Graduate Conference in International Political Theory: Political Evil, 22-23 May 2014

Hosted by the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews On 22-23 May 2014 the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, is  hosting the 2nd St Andrews Graduate Conference in International Political Theory. The theme of the … Continue reading

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Final Call for Papers: Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics, Northwestern University, March 13-15, 2014

Northwestern University,  Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics  (NUSTEP) Political Philosophy Eighth Annual Conference, March 13 – 15, 2014 Keynote Addresses: Tamar Schapiro and Gary Watson Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2013 See: http://publicreason.net/2013/11/05/call-for-papers-society-for-the-theory-of-ethics-and-politics-northwestern-university-march-13-15-2014/ read more…

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CfP: 2014 Warwick Graduate Conference in Political and Legal Theory

CfP: 2014 Warwick Graduate Conference in Political and Legal Theory Saturday February 15 2014 Keynote speakers: Avia Paternak (UCL) and John Tomasi (Brown). The Department of Politics and International Studies and the Centre for Ethics, Law and Public Affairs at … Continue reading

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CFP: 2nd Sciences Po Political Theory Graduate Conference, Paris, June 19-20 2014

Keynote Speaker: Jeremy Waldron We are happy to announce that the Second Sciences Po Graduate Political Theory Conference is going to take place at Sciences Po, Paris, from June 19 to June 20 2014. We welcome contributions from young political … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics, Northwestern University, March 13-15, 2014

Northwestern University,  Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics  (NUSTEP) Political Philosophy Eighth Annual Conference, March 13 – 15, 2014 Keynote Addresses: Tamar Schapiro and Gary Watson Submission Guidelines: We welcome submissions from faculty and graduate students, as some … Continue reading

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Independent Conference of the Hannah Arendt Circle

The Department of Philosophy and the Graduate School at Stony Brook University in Manhattan will be hosting the eighth independent conference of the Hannah Arendt Circle, March 21-22, 2014. As in past years, we invite individual submissions for papers on … Continue reading

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Reminder: Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? Abstracts Due November 1st

I’m posting a quick reminder that Bowling Green State University’s Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? abstract deadline is coming up this week, on November 1st. Here’s the CFP again, in case you didn’t see the original. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The … Continue reading

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CfP – Conference: Dignity, Respect, and Self-respect.

Dignity, Respect, and Self-respect. Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Perspectives Department of History Culture Civilization, University of Bologna 26 – 27 May 2014 Call for abstracts deadline: 20 December 2013 Contact: Dr. Elena Irrera (email: elena.irrera2[at]unibo.it) The conference, which is part … Continue reading

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