Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Conference 2017
Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen
June 30, 2017 11:00 am — July 2, 2017 12:00 pm
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The Society for Applied Philosophy was founded in 1982 with the aim of promoting philosophical study and research that has a direct bearing on areas of practical concern.
CALL FOR PAPERS (now closed: deadline 16 Jan 2017)
Open themed event
The event will be an open themed applied philosophy conference (papers will be given across a wide range of topics in applied philosophy).
Plenary speakers: Tommie Shelby (Harvard), Nils Holtug (Copenhaghen), Dana Nelkin (California), Lisa Bortolotti (Birmingham).
Please submit a 1500 word abstract ACCOMPANIED BY a 300 word synopsis. Papers submitted for consideration must not have been published, or accepted for publication in final form, at the time of submission.
Deadline for submission now closed: Monday 16 January 2017.
No further submissions can be taken at this time.
SUBMISSION PROCESS for PANEL TOPICS
The organisers hope to include some panel sessions at this year’s annual conference.
Please submit a 1500 word outline of the session ALONG WITH a 300 word abstract for each of the papers in the panel. Papers submitted for consideration must not have been published, or accepted for publication in final form, at the time of submission.
Deadline for submission closed Monday 16 January 2017.
No further submissions can be taken at this time.
Annual Conference POSTGRADUATE ESSAY PRIZE
A prize of £500 will be awarded to the best postgraduate essay submission.
Chair persons will be required for some of the sessions at the conference. Chair persons are responsible for introducing speakers during one (or more) of the concurrent sessions, ensuring the session begins and ends on time, and for chairing Q&A after the speaker’s presentation. Chair persons must hold or have held an academic position in philosophy or have completed or be a completing a PhD in philosophy.
If you are interested in being included in the programme as a chair person for one (or more) of the sessions please contact email@example.com (please state academic position, etc. and institutional affiliation).
The National Identity Argument
Frontotemporal Dementia and the Reactive Attitudes: Two Roles for the Capacity to Care?
Prison Abolition? Justifications for Incarceration
Optimism and success
COSTS, PAYMENTS, REGISTRATION
Registration is now closed Deadline for registration was 12:00GMT on Thursday 25 May 2017.
All attendees must register for the event
The conference rates for 2017 are confirmed below:
Rate 1 — full weekend (registration, lunch, t&c, dinner, accomm Fri 30 Jun, accomm Sat 1 Jul) £310 non members, £290 members.
Rate 1.1 student full weekend (registration, lunch, t&c, dinner, accomm Fri 30 Jun, accomm Sat 1 Jul) £210 non members, £190 members.
Rate 2 — day delegate full weekend (registration, lunches fri-sun, t&c fri-sun, fri and sat dinner) £155 non members, £135 members.
Rate 2.1 — student full weekend day delegate (registration, lunch, t&c, fri/sat dinner) — £55 non members, £35 members.
Rate 3 — day delegate (registration, lunch, t&c, fri/sat dinner) £70 non members, £60 members.
Rate 4 — faculty day rate (registration, t&c) i.e. no lunch or dinner, University of Copenhagen faculty staff/students only: £25 non members, £0 members (this option is available to University of Copenhagen faculty staff and students only).
Caring Supplementary Grants
- To enable parents and carers to attend the Society’s Annual Conference by making a supplementary contribution towards caring costs up to a maximum of £250.
- This funding option is only available to members of the Society for Applied Philosophy.
- Candidates should first approach their own institution to see if any arrangements for funding caring costs are in place, before applying for the SAP grant. Where the institutions does not make such provision, the Society is willing to make a supplementary grant as a contribution to the costs.
- Confirmation of participation and the extra reasonable costs associated with care that will be incurred is required before payment of the grant can be made.
- Applications are considered by the Society in the March before its annual conference commences. Grants will not be made retrospectively.
- Each case will be considered on its merits, but other things being equal, priority will be given to early career applicants and to those who have not already received support for caring costs from other sources. Priority will also be given to those whose papers have been accepted for presentation at the conference.
Application: Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org (in .docx or .rtf format) an application providing the following:
- Your name, email address, and membership number.
- A statement indicating: (a) why the funding is necessary; (b) that all options from the applicant’s host instution have been tried/exhausted.
- A breakdown of specific costs involved and final sum requested from the SAP.
Where funding is successful applicants will be reimbursed on submission of receipt(s) for the relevant costs to the Society’s Treasurer
The deadline for such applications is 24 March 2017
The Society can also contribute to the cost of attendance for persons with disabilities. Enquiries should go to email@example.com in the first instance.
- Venue Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen
- Venue map the conference will take place at buildings 21 (plenaries / tea & coffee), 22 (concurrent sessions), and 23 (lunches and dinners)
- Google Map Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen
- Travelling to Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen
- Accommodation booked through registration is at the Cabinn City Hotel, Copenhagen
- Google map route information from Cabinn City Hotel to Faculty of Humanities