Monday, September 27, 2010

New Horizons in Political Philosophy Conference

Fifth Annual New Horizons in Political Philosophy Conference
December 9-10, 2010, ANU, Canberra, Australia

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: October 22, 2010

New Horizons is an annual postgraduate conference intended to bring together postgraduate students from across Australasia to present and discuss new ideas in political theory and philosophy. Over the past 5 years, the conference has attracted students from Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia and Queensland. We hope to continue and expand on this geographic diversity while attracting postgraduate students from fields such as philosophy, political science, international relations, law, etc. to create a community of young scholars working in areas relevant to political theory and philosophy.


Presentations on any topic in political philosophy are welcome. Conference organizers will group submissions by topic and chairs for each session will be provided. Presentations will go for 30 minutes with 25 minutes for questions after each talk. Please submit abstracts of no more than 250 words by October 22nd, 2010. Submitters will be notified of acceptance by November 8th, 2010. Send abstracts via email to: Cavit Hacihamdioglu and Andrew James Klassen , with a subject line of ‘New Horizons Conference Abstract Submission’. All abstracts should be prepared for blind review.r


Professor Tom Campbell, Director of Charles Sturt University Division of CAPPE and CAPPE Convenor. He specializes in the areas of Philosophy of Law, Justice, Rights, Business and Professional Ethics and Adam Smith.


Details about registering for the conference will be forwarded in due course.


Centre for Applied Philosophy and Practical Ethics, ANU and CSU

For general questions about the conference please contact: Ryan Bellevue , Cavit Hacihamdioglu or Andrew James Klassen . Further information about the conference will be made available periodically at

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