Mark Sainsbury Fest

May 16, 2022 - May 17, 2022
King's College London

United Kingdom


  • Institute of Philosophy

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Mark Sainsbury Fest

May 16-17, 2022

London, UK

We are pleased to invite you to attend Mark Sainsbury Fest, a two-day conference in honour and recognition of Mark Sainsbury.

The Fest will include KCL’s Annual Sainsbury Lecture, given this year by Professor Dorothy Edgington.

Schedule of events

Day One – May 16 King’s College London

The Council Room

2:00-3:00pm: Introduction (Maria Alvarez, Rosa Antognazza, Alex Grzankowski) + Panel discussion

Barry Smith (emcee)

MM McCabe

Tim Crane

Anthony Savile

David Papineau

3:00-3:30pm: break

3:30-5:30pm: 2 talks (40+20 minutes discussion each)

Hans Kamp (chair: Julie Hunter)

Sir Richard Sorabji (chair: Anna-Sara Malmgren)

5:30-6:00pm: break

Move to Safra Lecture Theatre

6:00: Mark Sainsbury Lecture (by D. Edgington) (chair:MM McCabe)

8:00pm: Wine Reception in the Somerset Room

Day two – May 17 Senate House/Institute of Philosophy, Woburn Suite

10:00am-12:00pm: 2 talks (40+20 minutes discussion each)

Genoveva Marti (chair: Bryan Pickel)

Keith Hossack (chair: Michael Tye)

Lunch break 12:00-13:30

13:30-14:30pm: “short talks” (Chair: Stacie Friend)

Giulia Felappi

Marcello Oreste Fiocco

Tom Crowther

14:30-16:00pm: Mark’s lecture, (Chair: David Sosa)

final greetings: Maria Alvarez, Rosa Antognazza, Alex Grzankowski

please direct questions to [email protected]

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