CFA: Women in the History of Philosophy, Durham, Apr. 23-15, 2020 (deadline: Nov. 30, 2019)

British Society for the History of Philosophy, Annual Conference 2020

Women in the History of Philosophy 

23 – 25 April 2020, University of Durham

Keynote Speakers

Peter Adamson (LMU/KCL)

Sophia Connell (Birkbeck)

Marilyn Fischer (Dayton)

Call for Papers

Proposals for individual papers and for papers organized in themed symposia are invited on women in philosophy from any period of the discipline’s history. In line with the BSHP’s commitment to broadening the canon, proposals on currently under-represented philosophical traditions, periods and authors are especially welcome. All proposals must be anonymized for blind peer-review. 

Individual papers: please send an abstract of MAX 500 words (in word format) for a paper suitable for a 30 minute slot (20 mins for the paper, 10 mins for Q&A) to

Symposia: please send a proposal of MAX 500 words (in word format) for a symposium of 3-4 papers (each paper suitable for a 30 minutes slot) with abstracts of MAX 300 words for each paper to Please also submit, in a separate document, the email address and institution of each participant, and the name and email of the symposium organizer who will serve as contact person. 

Deadline: 30th November, 2019

Please note: all conference participants, including accepted speakers, must be BSHP members. However, it is not necessary to be a member in order to simply submit an abstract. For information on the BSHP and how to join please visit

As signatories of the BPA/SWIP Good Practice Scheme, the BSHP will take steps to ensure gender balance among speakers and participants. As for all BSHP events, some funding is available for childcare. If you require childcare in order to attend the conference please contact

Graduate students and unwaged members may apply for a bursary of up to £200. Please email for details.  

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