CFP: Libori Summer School 2019

Submission deadline: May 5, 2019

Conference date(s):
July 29, 2019 - August 2, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn University
Paderborn, Germany

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Call for Papers: Libori Summer School 2019 – Teaching Women Philosophers

The Call for Papers for the 3rd Libori Summer School is now open! For the third year in a row, the Libori Summer School will be held by the Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists in Paderborn, Germany. This year’s summer school takes place from July 29th to August 2nd at Paderborn University. This conference provides a platform for experts to present and further their work on women philosophers in cooperation with peers. This opportunity for networking allows researchers to experience an inspiring community, and exchange ideas and experiences with regard to teaching women philosophers. "Teaching Women Philosophers” is the topic of the Libori Summer School 2019.This year, we will run two parallel Libori Summer Schools, one in English and one in German language. For further information, please visit

The morning workshops will be held by Sarah Hutton (University of York, UK), Sabrina Ebbersmeyer (University of Copenhagen, Germany/Denmark), Ronny Miron (Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv), Luka Borsic and Ivana Skuhala Karasman (University of Zagreb, Croatia), Antonio Calcagno (Kings College, London, Ontario, CA); our invited guests for the English section. The afternoon lectures provide a forum for presenting your papers.

Please send us your proposal specifying which topic or about which philosopher you would like to teach or can provide teaching experience. What are the main ideas of your teaching concepts and to which texts does your concept refer? Conceptual comparisons in the history of philosophy are welcome, as well as papers that focus on the work of specific women philosophers. The time frame is – depending on the proposals submitted – between 30-90 minutes. You are free to choose an interactive style of presentation (workshop opposed to a classical talk). The Summer School`s program will be organized according to the proposed topics and will run in parallel sections. The best conference presentations have the chance to be published in the volume Teaching Women Philosophers (in the Springer book series Women in the History of Philosophy and Sciences, see making practicable advice and teaching material available within the community.

• Deadline: May 5, 2019
• Between 500-2.000 words
• Abstracts are to be submitted via e-mail to

Everyone is welcome to attend the Libori Summer School! A registration is required, the conference fee will be approx. 10€.

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