segunda-feira, 9 de abril de 2012

Australasian Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (ASACP) Conference 2012

University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
9-11 July 2012

Call for Papers

The ASACP 2012 Conference will be held from 9-11 July 2012 at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Roger Ames, University of Hawai'i

The conference committee invites submissions of proposals for papers in all areas of Asian and Comparative Philosophy, although there will be special focus on the following streams:

Ethics, Personhood and Relationships
Ethics, Environment and Development
Knowledge, Action and Fallibility
Methodology in Comparative Philosophy
Comparative East Asian and South Asian Philosophies

Proposals for papers should be submitted via email to A/Prof Karyn Lai (<>). Closing date for proposals: 31st May 2012.

The committee encourages paper proposals from graduate students. The conference will cover accommodation expenses from the 8th to the 10th of July 2012, at New College, UNSW<>, for non-local (i.e. non-Sydney) enrolled graduate students who are presenting papers. Students are required to provide a letter from their supervisor on University letterhead to confirm this status in order to be eligible.

There will also be an essay competition for enrolled graduate students, with essay prize winners receiving travel subsidies provided by ASACP (receipts for travel must be shown): first prize (cost of travel up to AUD1000, whichever is the lesser), second prize* (cost of travel up to AUD500, whichever is the lesser). As with accommodation expenses, students must provide a letter from their supervisor on their enrolled status.

Essays should be sent via email (preferably PDF copy) to A/Prof Karyn Lai (<>). Closing date for submission of papers: 15th April 2012.

Conference Sponsors:
School of Humanities, UNSW
Confucius Institute, UNSW

On behalf of the ASACP Conference Organising Committee, I look forward to seeing you at the conference in Sydney.

Karyn Lai
Associate Professor of Philosophy, School of Humanities
Convenor, BA Program, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

University of New South Wales
NSW 2052

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