Edinburgh Graduate Epistemology Conference

June 14, 2021 - June 15, 2021
Department of Philosophy, University of Edinburgh

3 Charles Street, Dugald Stewart Building
Edinburgh EH8 8AQ
United Kingdom

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Nottingham University
University of Glasgow

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The University of Edinburgh will be hosting the 10th edition of the annual Edinburgh Graduate Epistemology Conference on Monday the 14th and Tuesday the 15th of June 2021. The conference will provide a collaborative environment for graduate students with wide-ranging interests in epistemology to share their work and receive constructive feedback. This year, we are delighted to host Michael Hannon (University of Nottingham) and Steph Rennick (University of Glasgow) as the keynote speakers. 

The two-day conference will consist of eight graduate student talks and two keynote speaker talks. Graduate speakers have 30 minutes to present their paper. Every graduate speaker will be appointed a respondent from Edinburgh or a neighbouring university. This response plus Q&A will be a further 30 minutes.  

We are currently planning to hold the conference in-person. If this is not possible, then we will move to a video conferencing platform. Attendance numbers may be limited to accommodate social distancing, so we intend for all talks to be streamed online to facilitate wider participation.  

We welcome submissions from all areas within epistemology and we especially encourage submissions from members of underrepresented groups. We invite essays with a maximum length of 4000 words (excl. bibliographical references), accompanied by a 300-word abstract. All papers must be anonymised for blind review and submitted through Easychair, for which you can find the link here: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=egec2021  

We will cover the cost of accommodation for speakers as well as lunches and a conference dinner on the first night. We also expect to be able to cover the cost of childcare for speakers.   

If you have any questions, please send an email to edinburghgradepistconf@gmail.com 

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