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Inaugural Conference, Centre for PPE, University of Groningen

Dear Colleagues,

The new Centre for Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) at the University of Groningen is hosting its inaugural conference on Sept 28-29, 2017.

Keynote speakers are Simon Caney (Warwick), Nancy Cartwright (Durham/UCSD), Gerald Gaus (Arizona), and Catherine de Vries (Essex).

For more information, please go to
http://www.rug.nl/filosofie/news/events/2017-all/inaugural-conference-centre-for-ppe

To register, please send an email to groningenppe@gmail.com

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Call for Papers: Book Project on “Philosophy and Child Poverty”

Nicolas Brando (Leuven), Gunter Graf (Salzburg) and Gottfried Schweiger (Salzburg) are looking for abstracts for an edited volume on “Philosophy and Child Poverty” as part of the newly established Springer Book Series “Philosophy and Poverty”. The detailed call for papers can be found below.

Philosophy and Child Poverty
edited by Nicolás Brando, Gunter Graf and Gottfried Schweiger
to be published as part of the Springer Book Series “Philosophy and Poverty”

We are opening a call for contributions to this edited volume. If interested, please submit your abstract (max. 800 words) as soon as possible, the latest deadline 30 September 2017. Decisions will be communicated within two weeks after. The deadline for the final versions of chapters is 30 April 2018. It is envisaged to publish the whole volume as an open access book. read more...

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CfP: 2018 Workshop in Philosophy and Poverty with Jo Wolff on Poverty and the Family

The Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research (CEPR) of the University of Salzburg is happy to announce the call for papers for its 2018 Salzburg Workshop in Philosophy and Poverty. In 2018, the workshop will be held at the University of Salzburg on 17 & 18 May 2018 and focus on the topic of “Poverty and the Family”.

http://www.workshop-poverty-philosophy.org/

The invited speaker for this workshop is Jonathan Wolff (Oxford), who will give a talk on “Poverty, Social Expectations, and the Family”.

We invite scholars to submit papers on any topic of philosophical inquiry into poverty. Possible topics include poverty as an issue of global or social justice, human rights and poverty, the ethical obligation of poverty alleviation and the design of poverty alleviation measures or philosophical issues in poverty measurement, the conception of poverty and poverty research. read more...

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Number 10 of the Journal of Political Philosophy Las Torres de Lucca

We are pleased to announce we have just published Number 10 of the Journal of Political Philosophy Las Torres de Lucca, a free-access electronic bilingual magazine. (ISSN 2255-3827). You can susbcribe as reader, reviewer or author to the Journal here.

It includes, as you will see in the index, the dossier dedicated to Places of political conflict., along with two excellent articles on Joseph Nye, Hannah Arendt and Filón., and some book reviews.

From now on, we welcome submissions for our next issue of 2017.

Dossier “Places of political conflict

Editorial: Discords of the common. On the places of conflict
Anders Fjeld, Diego Paredes Goicochea read more...

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Registration Open: Philosophy and Childhood, U of Salzburg, 13 & 14 July 2017

Registration open and program online:

Philosophy and Childhood

13-14 July 2017, University of Salzburg, Austria

www.philosophy-childhood.org

Keynote Speakers: S. Matthew Liao (New York), Amy Mullin (Toronto), Adam Swift (Warwick)

The program includes 32 talks in two parallel sessions and three keynote talks over the course of two days. A detailed program including a book of abstracts can be found on the conference homepage. The registration fee is 30€ and covers the conference folder, coffee breaks, and two lunch snacks. Students as well as particpiants from countries classified as low-income or lower-middle income economies by the World Bank pay a subsidized fee of 15€. read more...

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Call for Emerging Scholar Workshop Participants: Workshop on Recent Trends in the Philosophy of Coercion

Call for Emerging Scholar Participants:  Workshop on Current Issues in Coercion

Applications are invited from current advanced doctoral students and recent PhD graduates/early career scholars to participate in a workshop on current issues in coercion, to be held on the campus of the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, March 25-26, 2017.  This workshop occurs at the culmination of a SSHRC-funded project on “The Regulation of Coercion,” led by Scott Anderson of the University of British Columbia.  The workshop will feature the participation of and work by leading experts on coercion, including: read more...

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