On 3 & 4 November 2022, this conference will celebrate the life and work of Imre Lakatos, a central figure in the history of LSE Philosophy and a major influence on philosophy of science and philosophy of mathematics worldwide, on the centenary of his birth.


Call for Papers

The Programme Committee invites submissions from philosophers and scientists from all fields that engage with the work and thinking of Imre Lakatos, or with Lakatosian themes more broadly construed.

Submissions should consist of an extended abstract of a maximum of 1000 words (including footnotes but excluding references).

Deadline for submissions: 1 May 2022
Notifications: 30 May 2022

Abstracts/papers should be submitted through the conference’s EasyChair page:


Selected papers from the conference will be considered for inclusion in an edited conference volume. Arrangements for this will be announced at a later stage.

Four Student Travel Bursaries of £1000 each are available for students who have a paper accepted for presentation. The bursaries are awarded by the Programme Committee. Candidates who would like to be considered for a bursary should inform the organisers about this with an email to LakatosCentenary2022@gmail.com.


Keynote Speakers


Programme Committee

Liam Bright, Roman Frigg, Laurenz Hudetz, Bryan Roberts, Lewis Ross, Johanna Thoma, Kate Vredenburgh, John Worrall (chair)


Organising Committee

Jason Alexander, Roman Frigg (chair), Laurenz Hudetz, Miklos Redei, Bryan Roberts, John Worrall

The conference organisers can be reached at LakatosCentenary2022@gmail.com


This conference is made possible by generous financial support from Dr Spiro Latsis.