2013 - UWS - ASCP Conference

The ASCP Conference will be held from Tuesday, December 3 to Thursday, December 5 at UWS (Parramatta campus).

A special one-day Symposium related to the ARC-funded project 'The Quest for the I: Reaching a Better Understanding of the Self Through Hegel and Heidegger' will be held on the fourth day, Friday December 6.

The Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy  aims to provide a broad intellectual forum for professional academics and postgraduates researching topics in Contemporary European philosophy, and it is the premier reference point for people working within the diverse fields of Continental/European Philosophy in the Australasian region.


These are the confirmed keynote speakers:

and a plenary panel on the work of Rosalyn Diprose.

Followed by the one-day International Symposium on Hegel and Heidegger (6th December)

Call for Papers  

We invite proposals for papers for the ASCP annual conference, which will be held at the University of Western Sydney in December 2013. We encourage papers in the broadly-defined field of Continental Philosophy, including but not limited to German Idealism, Phenomenology, Existentialism, Hermeneutics, Critical Theory, Postmodernism, Philosophy and Psychoanalysis, Philosophy and Film, and relationship between Continental Philosophy and other philosophical approaches. We especially welcome papers from postgraduate students.

Presenters may select either a 30-minute or a 45-minute slot (20-minute presentation plus 10-minute discussion, or 35-minute presentation plus 10-minute discussion).

The deadline for the submission of conference abstracts is Friday 13 September 2013, and confirmation of selection will be forwarded approximately within 2 weeks of this date.

Abstracts should be less than 200 words and should be submitted through the Abstract Submission System.

Information about conference registration fees will be posted by August 30th, 2013.

For further information, please email

Call for Panels

We invite proposals for thematic and book panels for the ASCP annual conference (2013).

Proposals for thematic panels should include two or three proposed speakers, and, if possible, a chair and/or a respondent. We will consider a number of panels to form a stream.

Proposals for book panels are also welcome. Proposals should be for books published within the last two years in the area of Continental Philosophy and should include at least the author, one commentator and, if possible, a chair.

To submit a proposal for a thematic or book panel, please email

The deadline for the submission of panel proposals is Friday 13 September 2013.

Please note that even if your paper is part of a panel, you still need to submit your paper through the Abstract Submission System, indicating the panel title in the relevant field.

The conference organising committee
Diego Bubbio (Chair), Charles Barbour, Alex Ling, Dimitris Vardoulakis, Mariana Fragueiro.


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