The Lake Geneva Graduate Conference 2017

October 13, 2017
Department of philosophy, University of Fribourg, Switzerland


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  • University of Geneva, Department of Philosophy IEH2 at the Faculty of Medicine
  • University of Lausanne, Section of Philosophy
  • University of Neuchâtel, Institute of Philosophy & Cognitive Science Centre
  • Conférence Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale

Keynote speakers:

Lucy O'Brien
University College London
Gianfranco Soldati
University of Fribourg, Switzerland


Elodie Malbois
University of Fribourg, Switzerland
University of Geneva
Judith Würgler
University of Neuchatel

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The Lake Geneva Graduate Conference is an annual event organized by the graduate students at the Universities of Fribourg, Neuchâtel, Lausanne and Geneva, Switzerland.

The second edition of the conference will be held in Fribourg on Friday, October 13th, 2017. The topic of the conference will be the self, broadly conceived.

We invite submissions from graduate students of the papers to be presented at the second Lake Geneva Graduate Conference – see our CFP on this website. Every effort will be made to cover travel costs, meals and accommodation in part if not in full, including for selected graduate students from outside Europe

Deadline for submissions: August 6th.

Topic of the conference and CFP: the self, broadly conceived.

Conference scholarships for non-speaker participants: Graduate students from the Lake Geneva area are eligible for reimbursement of train fares and meals. We encourage other non-speaker participants to contact us so that we can help them find accommodation and submit applications for funding from third-party institutions.

Registration: required and free. Please email us at

Sponsors: Profs. Laurent Cesalli, Fabrice Clément, Michael Esfeld, Richard Glauser, & Gianfranco Soldati. This event is generously supported and hosted by the Conférence Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale (CUSO) and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Fribourg    

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October 3, 2017, 9:00am CET

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