dal 19 Settembre 2018 al 20 Settembre 2018. , PAVIA (TBA)
Categoria: Curriculum Ethics


On the 19th and 20th of September 2018, the  Department of Political and Social Sciences,

University of Pavia (Italy), under the joint patronage of the  Italian Society for Political

Philosophy and the  Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy, will host the 16th edition of the

Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy. The conference is held within the framework of

the  PhD Program in Philosophy of the  North-west Italy Philosophy Consortium (FINO)

with the support of the Compagnia di San Paolo, Torino. 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, Sebastiano Maffettone, Giovanni Giorgini, Andrew Williams, David Miller, Alessandro

Ferrara, Valeria Ottonelli, Adam Swift, Gerald Gaus, Serena Olsaretti, Thomas M. Scanlon, Philip

Pettit, Carla Bagnoli, Thomas Christiano, Furio Cerutti, Fabienne Peter, Antonella Besussi, Andrea

Sangiovanni, Mario De Caro, and Cécile Laborde. This year’s keynote speakers are:

Luigi Caranti (University of Catania)

Margaret Moore (Queen’s University, Kingston and Olof Palme Visiting Professor,

University of Stockholm)

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) and a

curriculum vitae,  by Monday 14th  May 2018. 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. Papers must be prepared for blind review and files must

be anonymized. Please note that Monday 14th 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. Accommodation in university colleges is available to

paper givers. Accommodation fees and details will be arranged individually. Details about meal

arrangements and conference programme to follow.

For more information, please see the conference website:  http://www-4.unipv.it/paviagc/