Another undergrad philosophy conference: Southampton

Another possible conference for at least third years to consider going to:

Southampton Undergraduate Philosophy Conference 2018 – Call for Papers

On January 4th to 5th 2018, Philosophy at Southampton will host a conference for upper level undergraduate students. The event will involve presentations by Southampton faculty – Professor Aaron Ridley, a specialist in aesthetics and the history of philosophy (especially Nietzsche), and Dr Giulia Felappi, a specialist in philosophy of language and metaphysics. In addition, there will be up to 6 sessions for student presentations.

We invite submission of papers by undergraduate students suitable for 20-30min presentation. Submissions will be blind-reviewed. You must ensure that you remove any identifying information from your submission. Send your paper as an attachment to Tracy Storey: In the accompanying email, include your name, institution, year of study, and programme of study.

The deadline for submissions is November 27th 2017. We aim to communicate our decisions by December 4th 2017.

The conference will be free and open to all. Philosophy at Southampton will cover the costs of meals for presenters and provide them with bursaries toward the costs of travel and accommodation.

We particularly encourage submissions from members of underrepresented groups in philosophy. The conference will be organised in accordance with the BPA-SWIP best practice guidelines.


To register, please contact Tracy Storey at the above email address with your name and affiliation.


The event is wheelchair accessible, as is the dinner venue. Service animals are welcome. An induction loop can be made available. A quiet room can also be made available. If you have any queries or requests relating to accessibility, please get We will seek to accommodate any requests we receive in advance.


The University Nursery is OFSTED-regulated and offers a limited number of places for children aged between four months and five years. Advance booking is required for this service and is made on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. We can also support parents in making alternative arrangements.

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