3rd Annual CEPPA Graduate Conference – 17th – 19th April

Applications are now open for the 3rd Annual Graduate Conference at the Centre for Ethics, Philosophy, and Public Affairs (CEPPA) at the University of St Andrews. The conference seeks to provide a platform for early career researchers working in moral and political philosophy to discuss their work in a collaborative and friendly environment. Submissions should broadly fit the theme of at least one of CEPPA’s current research projects:

  • Effective Altruism
  • Exoplanet Ethics
  • Knowledge, Democracy, and Public Discourse
  • Virtue and Character
  • Human Rights
  • Blame and Responsibility
  • Philosophy and Education

We are delighted to host Cecile Fabre (Oxford), Fabienne Peter (Warwick) and William Bülow (Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace) as our keynote speakers.

If you wish to apply, please submit a paper of no more than 4000 words along with a short abstract of no more than 200 words in PDF form to [email protected] by February 15th, 2020. Papers should be suitable for a presentation of approximately 30 minutes. Submissions should be prepared for blind review. We especially encourage submissions from members of underrepresented groups in philosophy.

All accepted papers will receive comments from faculty and postgraduate students from the St Andrews and Stirling Graduate Program in Philosophy (SASP) during the conference. Accepted speakers will be provided with free accommodation with a SASP graduate student in St Andrews. We will also aim to provide substantial travel bursaries to speakers and will have some funds for the speakers’ childcare needs.

This conference has received generous support from the following organizations:

  • The Mind Association
  • Royal Institute of Philosophy
  • Scots Philosophical Association
  • Society for Applied Philosophy

For any queries, please contact Rasa Davidaviciute ([email protected]) or Colin McLean ([email protected]) or visit the CEPPA website:  https://ceppa.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/