CFP: 9th Annual Conference of the Postgraduate Philosophy Association of Southern Africa (PPA)


DATE:             19th & 20th July 2014

PLACE:           Innovation Centre, UKZN 

The annual conference of the Postgraduate Philosophy Association will this year be hosted by the University of Kwazulu Natal.  Postgraduate students in all areas of Philosophy are invited to submit abstracts.  Please distribute this CFP as widely as possible.


Format of Conference:

Sessions will be 45 minutes long – please allow roughly 30 minutes for presentation and 15 minutes for discussion.

Chairs for each session will be appointed.



Please email abstracts of no more than 300 words to

Abstracts should be submitted by 19 May 2014.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 6 June 2014.


Venue & Accommodation:

The conference will be held at the Innovation Centre, UKZN.

A list of accommodation venues is attached.  Please contact the conference organisers at should you have any questions.


Conference Fee:

There will be a conference fee of R250.

The conference dinner will be held on Saturday and will be at your own cost.

We are excited to host the conference and look forward to reading all the interesting abstracts.  Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions.

Warm regards,

Elmarie Venter, Greg Swer, Carin Robinson.

Conference organisers 2014