CFP: 15th International Conference on Persons

Submission deadline: May 25, 2019

Conference date(s):
August 12, 2019 - August 16, 2019

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Conference Venue:

Domus Galilaeae
Tiberias, Israel

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Aug. 12th-16th, 2019

Domus Galilaeae on the Mount of Beatitudes, Israel


Papers in any area or discipline are welcome, so long as their themes are of concern to the ideas and concepts of persons, personhood, and personality as a philosophical, theological, psychological, social, political, historical, creative or linguistic concern.

Papers must not exceed a length of 3000 words and should be prepared for blind review.

In the e-mail sent with the submission, we require the following eight items:

1. word count -3000 words maximum

2. author’s name

3. academic status (professor, unaffiliated, graduate student)

4. institutional affiliation (if any)

5. mailing address

6. e-mail address

7. the paper s title

8. an abstract -200 words maximum

Submission deadline for abstracts is MAY 25th, 2019, but please submit as soon as possible. Preliminary acceptance of an abstract may come with instructions as to how the full paper should be adjusted for blind refereeing. An accepted abstract is an invitation to submit a full paper. Only full papers will be accepted for the conference. Those full papers are welcome as submissions at any time and will be reviewed for acceptance as soon as they are received. Full texts of accepted abstracts are due by July 1, but they should be submitted earlier if possible. Full papers may be submitted at any time earlier and rolling, prompt notification will be facilitated so that travel arrangements can be made early.

Submissions which do not include items 2-8 (if only abstract is being submitted) will be disqualified. Word count is due when full paper is submitted. No more than one submission by the same author will be considered.

Email as an attachment a copy of your paper and/or abstract in rich text format to:


Each paper will have a commentator. Those interested in commenting should send a note to by May 25th detailing availability and areas of interest. Persons whose papers are accepted will be expected to serve as commentators, if asked.

Copies of papers will be available by July 1st. E-mails of authors will also be available for purposes of sending your commentary in advance of the conference.


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Lodging and the conference itself will be at the Domus Galilaeae, a conference center owned and run by the Roman Catholic Church. The website and contact information is here:

The Conference will begin with Registration from noon on Mon. August 12th and run through the morning of August 16th. Those whose papers are accepted are expected to attend the full conference and may be called on to give commentaries on other accepted papers. Further details about meals, schedules, and Conference fees will be provided as they become available.


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