2023 Conference

3–5 July 2023

Institute of Art Theory and Media Studies, Eötvös Lóránd University of Sciences (ELTE), Budapest.

The 2023 Society for European Philosophy annual conference will take place from the 3rd to the 5th of July 2023. It will be hosted by the Institute of Art Theory and Media Studies, Eötvös Lóránd University of Sciences (ELTE), in partnership with the Institute of Philosophy and the Faculty of Education and Psychology, ELTE Budapest, Hungary. The venue is the Faculty of Humanities, 6 Múzeum krt, pictured above.

The SEP conference aims to bring together researchers, teachers and others from within different disciplines, interested in all areas of Modern European Philosophy, discussed through the medium of English. Submissions are invited for individual papers and panel sessions in all areas of Modern European Philosophy.

Keynote Speakers

Dr Tina Röck, University of Dundee

Prof Ruth Sonderegger, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna

Prof Mihály Vajda, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest

Dr David Weberman, Central European University, Vienna.


This will be available as a PDF here towards the end of June. The call for papers closed on 17 April 2023.


Early-bird discounted registration and payment deadline: 26 May 2023

Regular registration and payment deadline: 30 June 2023

To register, please make payment to SEP’s bank account (details below) and send an email to szilagyi-gal.mihaly@btk.elte.hu with the following information:

  • your full name
  • affiliation
  • a bank statement of the conference fee payment either as a PDF or a screenshot
  • whether you have any food allergies or food intolerances.

Conference fees

Early-bird waged (up to 26 May): euros €100 or pounds sterling £88

Early-bird unwaged (up to 26 May): euros €80 or pounds sterling £70

Regular waged (up to 30 June): euros €130 or pounds sterling £115

Regular unwaged (up to 30 June): euros €90 or pounds sterling £80

Bank account details

Please use ‘SEP23’ as the reference for your payment.

  • Bank name and address: Cooperative Bank, PO Box 250, Skelmersdale, WN8 6WT, UK.
  • Account name: Society for European Philosophy
  • Sort code: 089299
  • Account no.: 65528763
  • IBAN: GB91 CPBK 0892 9965 5287 63
  • Society address: c/o Prof Clive Cazeaux, Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, CF5 2YB, UK.


A number of bursaries are available to assist students and independent (non-waged) scholars with the cost of attendance. These are customarily up to around €80–100 per person, awarded according to the case made for support. To apply for a bursary, please make a case for support, up to 150 words, in your email of registration. Cases will be reviewed by members of SEP’s Executive Committee. Applications need to be received with your registration by 26 May 2023. Successful applicants will be notified by email prior to the conference and the bursaries will be released after the conference.


The venue for the conference will be the Faculty of Humanities, 6 Múzeum krt, Budapest, 1088.



Recommended hotels close to the conference venue include the Danubius Hotels Erzsebet and Astoria. Bookings can be made directly through the Danubius Hotels website. A list of other nearby hotels can be found via Kayak here.


A number of hostels are also available close to the conference venue, offering private and shared rooms. A selection can be found via Hostelworld here.


Enquiries can be sent to Dr Mihály Szilágyi Gál, szilagyi-gal.mihaly@btk.elte.hu