“Kierkegaard in the World” — Conference Announcement & CFP


The conference organizers of “Kierkegaard in the World,” (to be held in Melbourne, Australia August 16-18 of this year) have just announced their keynote speakers, and issued a second call for papers. More details below, and at the conference website. Note that funds are available to defray participants’ travel costs.

“Kierkegaard in the World,” Melbourne, Australia, August 16-18 2013

Second Call for Papers and Announcement of Keynotes

New deadline for abstracts: 1st April 2013

The conference organizers are pleased to announce that “Kierkegaard in the World” will feature keynote lectures from:

C. Stephen Evans (Baylor University)
Kevin Hart (University of Virginia/Australian Catholic University)
Daphne Hampson (Oxford University)
Charles Guignon (University of South Florida)
John Lippitt (University of Hertfordshire)

“Kierkegaard in the World” celebrates the 200th anniversary of Kierkegaard’s birth by examining the ways in which the world figures in his thought, and the ways in which his thought has entered the world.

Paper proposals are being accepted until 1st April 2013. Abstracts of no more than 300 words should be sent to Patrick Stokes (patrick.stokes@deakin.edu.au) and/or Jeffrey Hanson (jeffrey.hanson@acu.edu.au) no later than 1 April 2013. Papers should address the conference theme and be no more than 3,000 words.

We hope to make a small number of modest travel subsidies available to postgraduate and early career researchers. These will be awarded on a competitive basis. Those wishing to be considered for such a subsidy are advised to discuss their circumstances with the organizers at the time of submission.

For more information, please visit www.kierkegaardintheworld.com

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