2nd CFP: Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy

10th Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy
3rd and 4th September 2012
On the 3rd and 4th of September 2012, the Human Development, Capability and Poverty International Research Centre at the Institute for Advanced Study of Pavia (Italy) and 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 tenth 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, Sebastiano Maffettone, Giovanni Giorgini, Andrew Williams, David Miller, Alessandro Ferrara, Valeria Ottonelli, Adam Swift, Gerald Gaus. This year’s keynote speakers will be:
Serena Olsaretti (ICREA-Pompeu Fabra, Cambridge University)
Thomas M. Scanlon (Harvard University)
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 Sunday 29th April 2012. 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 29th of April 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@iusspavia.it
Updated information will shortly be available on the conference website: www.iusspavia.it/hdcp

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