The Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies Summer School on Personal Identity

June 23, 2018 - July 1, 2018
Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies


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The Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies (MCCS) is hosting a summer school on June 23d – July 1st, 2018, which will be devoted to the problem of Personal Identity. This year summer school will be led by philosopher Prof. Richard Swinburne of the University of Oxford, assisted by Dr. Eric Yang of Santa Clara University.

Graduate students and recent PhDs are invited to submit applications to participate in this summer school.

You will be hosted by MCCS on the beautiful island of Malta for a week.

MCCS will provide accommodation, breakfasts, lunches and transfers for all participants. Also, it will compensate fully for travel expenses to and from Malta for two select applicants, which will be chosen by the organizing committee.

To apply for admission to the summer school please submit a ten-page writing sample (2,500 to 3,000 words) which demonstrates your knowledge of current work on personal identity and your own ideas about this topic. Please also submit a Curriculum Vitae, and two letters of recommendation from philosophers working in this area, who are familiar with your work.

The deadline for submitting applications is April 9th, 2018. Please, send your applications to Artem Besedin at Decisions will be announced by May 1st. For further information about the MCCS and its activities, please visit

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