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11th Annual Joint Conference

The Society for European Philosophy and the Forum for European Philosophy

New Frontiers

3-5 September 2015 

Hosted by the Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy at
the University of Dundee

Conference Committee: Nicholas Davey, Jennifer  Gorrod, Todd Mei, Dominic Smith, James Williams and Ashley Woodward

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The SEP/FEP conference is the largest annual event in Europe that aims to bring together researchers, teachers, and students from different disciplines, interested in all areas of contemporary European philosophy. 

Abstract proposals for papers and panels are invited in all areas of contemporary European philosophy. Submissions that address the conference’s plenary theme “New Frontiers” are particularly encouraged. Topics include but are not limited to anatheism, animality, aesthetics, antiaesthetics, communication, hermeneutics, philosophy of religion, post-continental-analytic thought, posthumanism, speculation and critique, technology and media. 

There will be a separate call for papers for two postgraduate student panels. The call will be sent by Eoin Carney and Scott Gallacher at a later date. 

Submission Deadline: May 15 2015

Submission Instructions:

Abstract proposals for individual papers should be no more than 500 words and include author and institutional affiliation. 

Panel proposals should include a brief panel description of no more than 100 words, with participant names and institutional affiliations, and a 500 word abstract for each paper within the panel.

Plenary Speakers

 Rosi Braidotti, Utrecht University
- Affirmation as relational ethical praxis?  

Veronique Mottier, University of Cambridge
- Thinking at the Edge: Sexuality, Transgression, and Limit-Experiences 

Lars Iyer, Newcastle University
- The Ark and the Flood: Literature after Literature

Conference support is provided by the Scots Philosophical Association, the MIND Association, the Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau, the City of Dundee and the School of Humanities at Dundee University.