VIII Braga Meetings on Ethics and Political Philosophy

June 8, 2017 - June 9, 2017
Political Theory Group, CEHUM, University of Minho

Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas, University of Minho, Campus de Gualtar
Rua da Universidade
Braga 4704-553

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Gustaf Arrhenius
Stockholm University
Alison Jaggar
University of Colorado, Boulder


Alexandra Abranches
University of Minho
Eze Paez
University of Minho

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The Braga Meetings on Ethics and Political Philosophy have established a reputation in the past editions for providing scholars with an excellent opportunity to present both advanced and exploratory work to a welcoming audience. Graduate students, junior researchers and senior scholars are welcome to submit their work.

This event is organized by the Political Theory Group of CEHUM, University of Minho (Braga).

Proposals are welcome.

We welcome proposals in any area of moral, political, or legal philosophy and in normative political theory.

Keynote speakers this year will be:

Prof. Alison M. Jaggar (University of Colorado Boulder/University of Birmingham):

Other Worlds are Possible — But Which Are Gender Just? 

Prof. Gustaf Arrhenius (Stockholm University/Institute for Futures Studies):

The Democratic Boundary Problem

Abstract submission:
Proposals must contain an abstract (400-500 words) prepared for blind review, along with 5 keywords. Please provide your name, contact information, affiliation, and a short 2-3 line bio.  

Proposals must be sent via the Registration Form at

Further queries can be directed to [email protected]

Deadline for abstract submissions: April 10 2017.

Deadline for notification of acceptance: April 30 2017.

The official language of the conference will be English. The papers can also be given in Portuguese and Spanish, provided that they are accompanied by a handout or slides in English.

Additional information about registration, program, language, accommodation and travelling is available on our site: 

There will be a conference dinner. You can find information about it on the conference webpage.

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