Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Conference 2022

Society for Applied Philosophy Annual Conference 2022

Conference

News

University of Edinburgh, John McIntyre Conference Centre,
July 1, 2022 1:00 pm — July 3, 2022 3:00 pm
Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Rd, Edinburgh, EH16 5AY

The Society’s 2022 conference will take place in Edinburgh 01–03 July. The call for papers and panels is now open and closes on Monday 17 January 2022). (Authors of papers selected for inclusion in the programme can confirm or decline intention to attend here.)

Papers will be given on a wide range of topics across the field of applied philosophy.

Call for papers | Postgrad Essay Prize | Keynotes | Programme | Registration | Travel and Venue

CALL FOR PAPERS: The SAP invites proposals for individual / co-authored papers, and for panels.

  • Papers submitted for consideration must not have been published, or accepted for publication in final form, at the time of submission.
  • Only one proposal per named individual is permitted (including co-authored papers and panel submissions)
  • The conference will be an in-person (non-hybrid) event.  If restrictions determine that the event cannot take place in-person, the conference will move to an online event.  If necessary, a decision will be taken before registration opens in April 2022.

Further info:

  • The conference will host up to 50 individual / co-authored papers across 10 concurrent sessions: 5 papers per session.
  • Concurrent sessions will run for 40 mins each: 25–30 min for the speaker’s presentation, 10–15 min for Q&A.
  • The conference will host up to five panels running concurrently over a two hour time slot, 
  • Panel proposals should not exceed four papers to allow sufficient time for speaker presentations and Q&A.

Submission process:

Individual / Co-authored papers:

  • Please submit a 1500 word abstract AND 300 word synopsis here.

Panel proposals:

  • Please submit a 1500 word outline of the session along with a 300 word abstract for each of the papers in the panel here.  

Submissions will be assessed following the deadline and an outcome will be advised in (late) February / (early) March 2022.


Annual Conference POSTGRADUATE ESSAY PRIZE

The SAP will consider applications for a postgraduate essay prize (£500) to one student for an outstanding essay submission.


Chair persons

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 admin@​appliedphil.​org (please state academic position, etc. and institutional affiliation).
 


KEYNOTES

Jennifer Saul
(University of Waterloo)

Steve Wall
(University of Arizona)

Clare Chambers
(University of Cambridge)

Tommy J. Curry
(University of Edinburgh)


EVENT PROGRAMME

  • SAP Annual Conference 2022 programme (available Mar /Apr 2022)
  • SAP Annual Conference 2022 abstracts (available May/Jun 2022)

REGISTRATION
Registration opens (Apr 2022)

Conference rates for 2022 (tbc):

  • Rate 1 — Full Weekend with accommodation (B&B Fri & Sat, registration, lunch, tea/coffee, dinner): £TBC non members, £TBC members.
  • Rate 1(S) Student Full Weekend with accommodation (B&B Fri & Sat, registration, lunch, tea/coffee, dinner): £TBCnon members, £TBC members. N.B. Rate 1(S) is only available to students who are not presenting a paper at the event.  There is a fee waiver for students who are presenting at the event (registration is still required — Step 1 only)
  • Rate 2 — Day Delegate Full Weekend (registration, lunches fri-sun, tea/coffee fri-sun, fri and sat dinner): £TBC non members, £TBC members.
  • Rate 2(S) — Student Day Delegate Full Weekend (registration, lunch, tea/coffee, fri/sat dinner): £TBC non members, £TBCmembers. N.B. Rate 2(S) is only available to students who are not presenting a paper at the event.  There is a fee waiver for students who are presenting at the event (registration is still required — Step 1 only)
  • Rate 3 — Day Delegate Single Day (registration, lunch, tea/coffee, fri/sat dinner) £TBC non members, £TBC members.
  • Rate 4 — Faculty Day Rate (registration, tea/coffee only, i.e. lunch, dinner not provided): £30 non members, £20 members (this option is only available to University of Edinburgh faculty staff and students).

Accommodation outlined above will be at Pollock Halls (Halls of Residence, University of Edinburgh).


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