We welcome papers in any area of social and political philosophy, and particularly encourage papers offering normative or evaluative perspectives addressed to the contemporary political climate - papers concerned with justice in or in response to the context of countries reducing public expenditure and/or budget deficits, rising inequality, attitudes and parties veering towards political extremes, declining political civility, and both states and supra-state institutions facing schisms and separatist movements. This could include topics such as:

  • Social and economic policy
  • Disadvantage and inequality
  • Political ruptures
  • Democratic crisis and renewal

Submission Details

  • Please send paper and panel proposals to
  • Deadline for submissions: 31st January 2019
  • For panel submissions, please send one document with the panel title and paper abstracts (maximum 500 words per abstract)
  • For paper submissions, please send one document with the paper title and abstract (maximum 500 words)
  • In all cases, please include author name, affiliation, and contact details

Accepted presenters will be notified by 28th February 2019

Details about registration, conferences fees, and the programme will follow shortly thereafter.