CFP: The 21st Oxford Graduate Philosophy Conference

Submission deadline: July 16, 2017

Conference date(s):
November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017

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Conference Venue:

Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University
Oxford, United Kingdom

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We welcome submissions from all graduate students in philosophy for the 21st Annual Oxford Philosophy Graduate Conference to be held on 11th-12th November 2017 at the University of Oxford.

This year our keynote speakers will include Professor Sharon Street (NYU) and Professor Quassim Cassam (Warwick).

Papers can be on any topic in philosophy. We aim to represent a broad range of philosophical debates and traditions in our final selection, across areas of both theoretical and practical philosophy.

Deadline for submissions: 16th July 2017. For submission details, see below.

The University of Oxford’s Annual Graduate Philosophy Conference enjoys a reputation as one of the most prestigious philosophy conferences at the graduate level in the United Kingdom.

Each student presentation will be followed by a response from a member of the Oxford Philosophy Faculty.


All current graduate students in philosophy may apply (except students enrolled at Oxford at the time of the conference).

Submission details:

The submission deadline is 16th July 2017.

Please send the following to in separate .doc(x), .rtf, or .pdf files:

(1) A cover sheet, containing your name, affiliation, degree being studied, the title of your paper and the area of philosophy it concerns (e.g. philosophy of mind).

(2) We particularly encourage submissions by philosophers from groups who are underrepresented in the discipline; please feel free to indicate in the cover sheet whether you are a member of such a group.

(3) An abstract (no more than 500 words), including a (preliminary) title, and the area(s) of philosophy the paper deals with, with no information identifying the author or the author’s institutional affiliation

(4) The paper (strictly no more than 4,000 words) including title and footnotes, suitable for blind review.

N.B. The paper should be suitable for presentation in a 45 minute long talk.

For further enquiries, please see the FAQ on our website:


All the best,

The Organising Committee for the 21st Oxford Philosophy Graduate Conference

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