Oxford Jurisprudence Discussion Group – Call for Presenters 2015/16

The Jurisprudence Discussion Group (JDG) is an informal and lively forum for discussing original work in the philosophy of law, based in the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford. Attendants are primarily research students from the faculty in addition to faculty members and graduate students from cognate disciplines. More information can be found at www.oxford-jdg.net.

We invite submissions for presentations of legal philosophical works in progress from established academics and graduate students. If you would like to present a paper in the 2015/16 academic year, in any area of legal philosophy, please send an abstract of no more than 500 words, together with biographical details, to the JDG Convenors at oxfordjdg[at]gmail.com.


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Las Torres de Lucca nº 6

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Reminder CFP: Cambridge University Press Graduate Student’s Prize.

CFP: Cambridge University Press Graduate Student’s Prize. 

The Association for Political Thought invites graduate students registered for a doctoral degree at any university in the UK or the Republic of Ireland, engaged in research in any area of the fields of political thought and theory, to submit a paper which will form the basis for presentation at the Political Thought Conference 2016, to be held in Oxford (January 7-9, 2016). The academic convenors for the conference (Leigh Jenco, LSE and Phil Parvin, Loughborough) will select one paper to be included in the conference programme. The winning candidate will be given free conference registration, accommodation, meals and travel expenses.


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CfA: Hannah Arendt: Forty Years Later, Paris, SciencesPo/CEVIPOF Conference, December 2015

Hannah Arendt: Forty Years Later 

Paris, December 3-4, 2015, SciencesPo/Cevipof Conference

Friday the 4th of December 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of Hannah Arendt’s untimely death in her apartment in New York City. For this occasion the Doctoral School of SciencesPo and the CEVIPOF organize the event « Hannah Arendt: Forty Years Later », which will take place in Paris on Thursday the 3rd and Friday the 4th of December. In collaboration with several partners, the evening of Thursday the 3rd of December will gather perspectives from the three countries in which Arendt lived – Germany, France and the USA – on the pertinence of Arendt’s thought to confront the world at present. On Friday the 4th of December, a journée d’étude will bring together recent developments in Arendt scholarship and connect these to some of the most pressing political issues of our own time. Contributions on diverse themes and from a variety of academic perspectives pertaining to Arendt’s oeuvre are welcomed. This journée d’étude aims, with the help of Arendt’s insights, to confront contemporary issues like:


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Final CFP: 3rd Annual Philosophers’ Cocoon Philosophy Conference

This is just a quick reminder that the August 1st submission deadline for the 3rd Annual Philosophers’ Cocoon Philosophy Conference (November 7th-8th at the University of Tampa) is fast approaching! For the full CFP, see here.

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PhD position in Political Philosophy at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø

Applications are called for a fully funded 4 year PhD position in Political Philosophy, under the general heading of Cosmopolitan Global Justice and Minority Rights at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø.

Deadline for applications is 17th August 2015.
For full call for applications: http://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/115418/doctoral-research-fellowship-in-philosophy-political-philosophy-at-the-department-of-philosophy

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