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Politics and Life and Death

Stockholm, 21 - 23 April 2022

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Call for Papers for eighteenth annual conference of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology (NoSP), Södertörn University, 21–23 April 2022.

Confirmed keynote speakers: Divya Dwivedi (Indian Institute of Technology), Sophie Loidolt (Technische Universität Darmstadt), Ingvild Torsen (University of Oslo) and Gert-Jan van der Heiden (Radboud University).

Confirmed participating Nordic senior scholars: Susanna Lindberg, Søren Overgaard and Björn Thorsteinsson

We hereby invite abstracts for papers in phenomenology and related areas of philosophy, such as critical theory, feminist philosophy, and the post-Kantian tradition widely conceived. We welcome proposals for individual papers from senior researchers as well as from graduate students. Proposals for joint panels on current topics or recently published books will also be considered. All proposals will be evaluated by the society board through a blind review process.

The proposals should be prepared for blind review and prepared in the following manner:

A) Proposals for individual papers should consist of two separate documents containing the following:

  1. The title and the abstract (maximum 300 words) of your presentation. The abstract should give a general outline of the proposed talk, making clear what contribution the talk will make to existing research.
  2. A separate cover letter including the following information: title of presentation; name, affiliation and contact information.

B) Proposals for joint panels (one individual sends the proposal on behalf of all the participants) should consist of two separate documents containing the following:

  1. The title and a short description of the topic of the panel; and an abstract from each of the participants (maximum 300 words each).
  2. A separate cover letter including the following information: the title of the panel; names and affiliations of all the participants; contact information of the individual in charge of the panel.

To submit a proposal, send the documents as email attachments to the following address: Please ensure that the subject line of the email reads: NoSP 2022 Proposal. Deadline for submission is: 3 January, 2022. Decisions will be communicated by the latest at the end January 2022.

Note that you must be a member of the society in order to have your proposal considered. If you are not already a member, please send an email with brief information about your affiliation to Søren Overgaard (e-mail: Membership is free of charge.

Should you have any questions, please contact

Organizing committee: Ulrika Björk, Hans Ruin, Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback, Johan Sehlberg, Nicholas Smith and Charlotta Weigelt