CFP: Philosophy of the City—Bogotá

Submission deadline: June 1, 2018

Conference date(s):
October 11, 2018 - October 13, 2018

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Conference Venue:

School of Philosophy and Humanities , Universidad de La Salle - Santafé de Bogotá
Bogotá, Colombia

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Philosophy of the City—Bogotá

La Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá, Colombia

October 11 – 13, 2018

Keynote Speaker: Judith Green (Fordham University)

The Philosophy of the City Research Group is a global community of scholars who are dedicated to understanding the city and urban issues. We invite you to join us for our sixth year. For this conference, zeroing in on the research strands below remains paramount, but we welcome all relevant submissions. 

For individual submissions, provide abstracts of 300 words. For panels of 3-4, each abstract should be 200 words. Submissions can be in English or Spanish. Send submissions (prepared for anonymous review) and questions to: Deadline: June 1, 2018. For all other details, see our website at

Research Strands: This is not an exhaustive list but all submissions should be directly related to philosophy of or about cities.

The City in the History of Philosophy
Philosophy of/in Urban Planning
Engineering and Design Ethics
Local or Political Economy
Public Space: Democracy, Art, Technology, Common Good
Urban and Rural Policy
Human & Non-human Rights and Flourishing
Democratic Theory and Practice in Municipal Government
Urban Justice & The Basic Structure of Society: Housing, Transportation, Smart Cities, Infrastructure, Energy, Water, Food
Urban Affairs & Social Identities: Race, Class, Gender, Sexuality
Teaching Philosophy of the City and Urban Affairs
City Identity

Executive Committee: Shane Epting (President), Ronald Sundstrom (Vice-President), Michael Nagenborg (Secretary), and Jules Simon (Treasurer)

Local Host: Hernando  A. Estévez

School of Philosophy and Humanities

Universidad de La Salle

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