ASCP 2018 - Western Sydney University


Where: Parramatta City Campus, Peter Shergold Building

When: November 21-23, 2018.

Download 2018 Program 3.6MB PDF

On November 20, there will be Postgraduate Day followed by the official opening to the conference, a keynote address and a reception.

Keynote Speakers: Peg Birmingham (DePaul University), Walter Brogan (Villanova University), James Risser (Seattle University)

Plenary Panel on the work of Genevieve Lloyd.


The conference is organised by the Philosophy Research Initiative at Western Sydney University. It aims to provide an open and inclusive environment fostering the exchange of ideas and the flourishing of philosophical thought.

The Philosophy Research Initiative at Western Sydney University has worked to support scholarly and original contributions in philosophy. We also actively support the fostering of international relations as is evidenced by our College of Fellows initiative, which will play an integral role in this year’s ASCP conference.

In order to foster the lively exchange of ideas, we encourage the submission of the proposal of papers, panels, or streams of panels on any topic in philosophy. We particularly encourage submissions in areas that have had little attention in previous ASCP conferences, such as, but not limited to, comparative philosophy, philosophy of race, ancient philosophy, and the history of philosophy, as well as to interdisciplinary connections with literature, political science, and gender studies.


The aim is to organise a conference that represent as wide and inclusive a spectrum of interests in continental philosophy broadly conceived.

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