16th Annual Conference of the BPPA

Posted: 29 de April de 2012 by Fernando Furtado in Event, News
CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT & FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

THE SIXTEENTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE BRITISH POSTGRADUATE PHILOSOPHY ASSOCIATION & THE BPPA CAREERS DAY

3 – 6 September 2012
The University of Edinburgh, UK

http://www.bppa-online.org/conference

For all enquiries please email conference@bppa-online.org

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Sarah Broadie (Professor of Moral Philosophy & Wardlaw Professor, University of St. Andrews)
Brad Hooker (University of Reading)
Christopher Peacocke (UCL)
Duncan Pritchard (Chair of Epistemology, University of Edinburgh & Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh)

CAREERS DAY SPEAKERS

Michael Brady (University of Glasgow)
Guy Fletcher (University of Edinburgh)
Catherine Hawley (University of St. Andrews)
Jesper Kallestrup (University of Edinburgh)
Mike Ridge (University of Edinburgh)
Alasdair Richmond (University of Edinburgh)
Paul Snowdon (UCL)
Dave Ward (University of Edinburgh)
Plus more TBC.

THE POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE

Now in its sixteenth successive year, the annual conference of the British Postgraduate Philosophy Association (BPPA) is the largest, most prestigious and longest running graduate philosophy conference in the United Kingdom. This year’s conference is to be held at the University of Edinburgh from 3 – 6 September.

THE BPPA CAREERS DAY

Following the success of last year’s inaugural BPPA Careers Day, the BPPA has decided to run it a second time. The Careers Day is a full day of talks and symposia given by leading academics on topics related to careers in philosophy.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

We welcome papers in all areas and traditions of philosophy, from graduate students all over the world. Authors of papers who make it to the final stage of reviewing but are not accepted will be given the opportunity to respond to accepted papers at the conference. Decisions on whether papers have been accepted will be made by mid-July.

–      Word limit: 3,000 words (including footnotes, but excluding reference bibliography).
–      Papers should be prepared for blind review.
–      Submission deadline: 3rd June 2012.
–      Please submit papers as Microsoft Word documents by email to .
–      Please put ‘Conference Paper Submission’ as the subject of your email.
–      Please include in a separate document a cover sheet containing your name, departmental affiliation, email address, contact telephone number and the title of your paper.

For all enquiries please email conference@bppa-online.org

We would like to acknowledge kind and generous support from our sponsors:

·      The Analysis Trust
·      The Scots Philosophical Association
·      The Subject Centre for Philosophical and Religious Studies (PRS)
·      The University of Edinburgh Department of Philosophy
·      The University of Edinburgh School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

Cameron Boult (Secretary)
Hasse Hamalainen (Treasurer)
Sebastian Kohler (Funding Coordinator)
Robin McKenna (Event Coordinator)
Fotini Pantelides (Event Coordinator)
Selina Sadat (Committee Chair & Funding Coordinator)
Richard Stoeckle-Schobel (Funding Coordinator)
Lauren Ware (Event Coordinator)

Sam Wilkinson (Publicity & Advertising Coordinator)

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.
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