SEP-FEP 2018 Call for Papers

2018 SEP-FEP Joint Annual Conference CFP

University of Essex

18-20 June 2018

The Society for European Philosophy is delighted to announce its annual conference for 2018. The conference will be run jointly with the Forum for European Philosophy and hosted at The University of Essex.


Plenary Speakers:

Keith Ansell-Pearson (University of Warwick)

Bonnie Honig (Brown University)

Christophe Menke (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)


The SEP-FEP conference is the largest annual event in Europe that aims to bring together researchers, teachers, and students from different disciplines, interested in all areas of contemporary European philosophy.

Abstract proposals for papers and panels are invited in all areas of European philosophy. Proposals from academics, graduate students and independent scholars are all welcome.


Submission Instructions:

Abstract proposals for individual papers should be no more than 250-300 words and include author and institutional affiliation.

Panel proposals should include a brief panel description of no more than 100 words, with participant names and institutional affiliations, and a 250-300 word abstract for each paper within the panel. Submissions can be sent to:

The deadline for submission is 30th March 2018.


SEP’s new Executive Committee and 2018 conference venue

Thanks to everyone who attended SEP-FEP 2017 in Winchester. It was a terrific event!

At our annual meeting, elections were held for the Executive Committee and for the Society’s four posts. We welcome Stella Sandford to the role of SEP Chair for a three-year term. Jonathan Clark takes on the role of Treasurer, and Henry Somers-Hall becomes Secretary. Beth Lord and Hannah Wallenfels share the role of Communications Officer. The full Executive Committee is listed on the About page.

SEP-FEP 2018 will be held at the University of Essex. Further announcements coming soon!