CFP: 5th Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy (Italy) (5/25/07; 9/6/07-9/7/07)
5th Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy, 6th-7th September 2007
CALL FOR PAPERS
On the 6th and 7th of September 2007, the University Institute for Advanced Studies of Pavia (Italy), in collaboration with the Human Development and Capability International Research Centre, will host the fifth edition of the Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy. This two-day conference is meant to offer graduate students an opportunity to present papers, get helpful feedback in a friendly atmosphere, and exchange ideas both with peers and with leading academics in the field of political philosophy. In addition to parallel sessions devoted to students' presentations, there will also be two plenary sessions. Plenary speakers in past editions have been, Hillel Steiner, Anna Elisabetta Galeotti, Peter Jones, Gianfrancesco Zanetti, Jonathan Wolff, Michele Nicoletti, Philippe Van Parijs, and Sebastiano Maffettone. This year's keynote speakers will be:
Andrew Williams (University of Warwick), speaking on "Poverty and Resistance"
Giovanni Giorgini (Università di Bologna), speaking on "'And after all we're only ordinary men'. Some reflections on the ordinary human being"
Graduate students interested in giving papers should send their contributions (max 2500/3000 words – in English) accompanied by a short abstract (max 300 words – in English), by Friday 25th May 2007. Papers may focus on any area within political philosophy, and presentations should take no longer than twenty minutes to allow at least another twenty minutes of discussion. Please note that the 25th of May is also the deadline for registration for anyone who wishes to attend the conference without presenting a paper.
Conference registration is free of charge. Paper givers will be offered accommodation in local university colleges. Accommodation fees and details will be arranged individually. Anyone who wishes to attend the conference without presenting a paper can write to check availability. Details about meal arrangements and conference programme to follow.
Please address all correspondence (including paper submissions and additional inquiries) to the conference email address: graduate.conference_at_iuss.unipv.it
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Received on Fri Apr 06 2007 - 17:59:02 EDT