CFP: Toward an Asymmetrical Ethics: Power, Relations, and the Diversity of Subjectivities, Södertörn University, Nov. 13-15, 2019 (deadline: Aug. 20, 2019)

Keynote Speakers: Jonathan Metzger, Else Vogel, Talia Welsh In Western societies and philosophical traditions, the egalitarian relation between rational subjects has since long been understood as an ethical ideal for intersubjective relations. This ethics presupposes a relation between two independent subjects of the same kind: autonomous, rational, and (self-)transparent subjects. And even when this understanding […]

CFP: Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice (Extended deadline: Sept. 1, 2019)

Res Philosophica, and special editors, Scott Berman and Chad Flanders, invite papers on the topic of mass incarceration and racial justice for the 2019 Res Philosophica Essay Prize and a special issue of the journal. Submissions addressing any of the many philosophical questions related to mass incarceration and racial justice are welcome.  The author of […]

CFP: Feminist Theory and Science: The Inspiring and Tangled Relationship, University of Porto, Oct. 24-26, 2019 (deadline: Jun. 20, 2019)

Special Symposium on Feminisms in Science The list of suggested topics to explore includes (but is not limited to): Feminist thought as a vehicle of interdisciplinarity in the reflection on science Feminist approaches as an important factor in reshaping the contemporary philosophy, sociology, and the history of science Have feminisms changed science due to their […]

CFA: Disabling Normativities, Johannesburg, Oct. 1-3, 2019 (deadline: Jun. 28, 2019), With Keynotes

The deadline for abstracts for the Disabling Normativities conference in Johannesburg, Oct. 1-3, 2019, is fast approaching. Confirmed keynote speakers are: Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Andre Keat, Shelley Lynn Tremain and France Winddance Twine Abstracts are invited for 15-minute presentations (each to be followed by open discussion). Abstracts should be 250-300 words in length, accompanied by […]

CFP: Critically Sick: New Phenomenologies of Illness, Madness, and Disability (deadline: Oct. 15, 2019)

Special Issue of Puncta: Journal of Critical Phenomenology Guest editors: Emily R. Douglas (McGill University) and Corinne Lajoie (Penn State University) Puncta is seeking new work for a special issue on critical phenomenologies of sickness, madness, and disability. A cursory search for scholarly work explicitly addressing the intersections of phenomenology and mad and disability scholarship […]

CFA: 2nd Annual Political Epistemology Conference, Amsterdam, Dec. 13-14, 2019 (deadline: Sept. 1, 2019)

Keynote speakers: Alessandra Tanesini (Cardiff), Hélène Landemore (Yale), and Lisa Herzog (TU Munich). Dates: December 13-14, 2019. Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 September 2019. CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION Political epistemology is an emerging interdisciplinary area of research in which scholars come together to think about questions at the intersection of epistemology, political philosophy, and the social […]

CFA: From a Protected to an Empowered Childhood: 30 Years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, Leuven, Nov. 21-22, 2019 (deadline: Jun. 30, 2019)

Confirmed invited speakersDavid Archard (Queen’s University Belfast)Gerison Lansdown (independent scholar)Manfred Liebel (Free University of Berlin)Eva Lievens (Ghent University)Julia Sloth-Nielsen (University of the Western Cape)Bruno Vanobbergen (Flemish Agency – Growing Up)More TBA. Despite the strength that the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has acquired throughout the last 30 years as a canonical text […]

CFP: Death Matters, Queer(ing) Mourning, Attuning to Transitionings, Karlstad University and Linköping University, Nov. 4-5, 2019 (deadline: Jun. 30, 2019)

The First International Queer Death Studies Conference: “Death Matters, Queer(ing) Mourning, Attuning to Transitionings” aims to create an arena for critical discussion of death, dying and mourning that goes beyond the dual approach to death – human death in particular – that is common within Western cultural frameworks of Christian tradition or secular biomedical perspectives. […]

CFP: Ethnobiology – Perspectives from History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science (deadline: Jul. 20, 2019)

Issue of Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, David Ludwig and Francisco Vergara-Silva (eds.) Ethnobiology is an interdisciplinary field at the intersection of biological and social sciences that studies knowledge systems and practices of Indigenous, traditional, and other local communities. The complexity of biological expertise beyond academia raises both theoretical and […]