10th Annual Conference Postgraduate Philosophy Association of Southern Africa (PPA)



DATE:             11th & 12th July 2015

PLACE:           University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg


The tenth annual conference of the Postgraduate Philosophy Association will this year be hosted by the University of the Witwatersrand, where it all began!  We are excited to be hosting the conference at Wits in the year that marks a decade of its existence and hope that is will be a memorable and inspiring weekend. 


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 40 minutes long – please allow roughly 20-25 minutes for presentation and 15 minutes for discussion and questions.

Chairs for each session will be appointed.

Abstracts: Please email abstracts of no more than 300 words toPPAconf2015@gmail.com

Abstracts should be submitted by 1 May 2015

Notification of acceptance will be sent by 25 May 2015

Guest Speaker: to be confirmed


Venue & Accommodation: The conference will be held at Wits University, East Campus in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.  Information regarding accommodation will be sent with the 2nd call for papers.


Conference Fee: There will be a conference fee of R300.  This will cover refreshments, lunch on both days, and stationery.

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

We look forward to reading your abstracts.  Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions at PPAconf2015@gmail.com

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