Call for Papers – International Conference for Doctoral Students in Philosophy

The Doctoral School of Philosophy from Babeș-Bolyai University invites submissions for the International Conference for Doctoral Students in Philosophy that is going to take place online, on May 21-22 2021. The conference is supported by two research centers of the Faculty of History and Philosophy: the Center for Ancient and Medieval Philosophy and the Center for Applied Philosophy.

Official languages of the conference are going to be English, Romanian and Hungarian.

We invite submissions of abstracts for papers within all areas of philosophy: phenomenology, semiology, hermeneutics, ethics, aesthetics, political philosophy, philosophy of culture and communication, logic, history of philosophy, studies of ancient and medieval philosophy, Romanian philosophy, Hungarian philosophy, and P4C (philosophy for children).

The conference will have the following sections:

  • –  thematic parallel panels organized according to the topics of the papers (in all the official languages of the conference);
  • –  a round table discussion organized on the topic “Philosophy in the university during pandemic times” (in English)
    Participants should specify when submitting their abstract whether they wish to attend a thematic panel or the round table discussion. Abstracts should be up to 350 words, suitable for a 12-minute talk (followed by 5 minutes Q&A), and anonymised for blind review. The deadline for abstracts submissions is 24th April 2021.
    For submissions, please send your anonymised abstract at The author’s name, affiliation and contact information should be specified in the message. Please feel free to get in touch with Ile Vlad, the secretary of the Doctoral School of Philosophy (, for any further questions you may have. Opportunities for publication after the conference:
    Papers presented at the conference can be submitted, depending on the internal requirements of each journal, to the following publications: Studia UBB Philosophia, PhiloHistoRiss or Revista de Filosofie Aplicată. Scientific committee of the conference: prof. univ. dr Alexander Baumgarten, CS I dr. habil. Monica Brinzei, prof. univ. dr. Virgil Ciomoş, prof. univ. dr. dr. habil. Ion Copoeru, conf. univ. habil. dr. Demeter Márton Attila, conf. univ. dr. habil. Virgil Drăghici, conf. univ. habil. dr. Mihaela Frunză, prof. univ. dr. Marta Petreu, prof. univ. dr. Dan Eugen Raţiu and prof. univ. dr. Veress Carol.

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