Conference - Women in Philosophy

Philosophy in Action

We are delighted to announce the conference: Women in Philosophy: Philosophy in Action, organized by the Department of Philosophy at Uppsala University and to be held on 22nd – 23rd May 2017.

The conference will bring together female philosophers from all areas, serve to further the interaction of our research community, provide a platform for female philosophers, and most importantly, provide inspiration for female students of philosophy whilst surrounded by such role models.

In view of the conference a preparatory student workshop is held on several occasions, read more on the page Student.

Drinks Reception on May 21

Drinks Reception on 21st May, 6 pm, at the Department of Philosophy

The Philosophy Department of Uppsala University will be holding a drinks reception on the evening before the conference starts. It would be great to see you all there, our students and colleagues are looking forward to the opportunity to mingle!

The Department of Philosophy is located in Engelska Parken, the second floor of Hus 2 (see map in link). The building you will be looking for is the one in the photograph to the left. Please arrive at this entrance and someone will be waiting by the door to guide you in.

Venue and Attendance


Auditorium Minus, Museum Gustavianum
Akademigatan 3, Uppsala

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Conference attendance is free of charge and open to all. No prior registration is needed. Students, researchers, and teachers in philosophy, as well as other related academic disciplines, are very much encouraged to attend.

Organizers and Contact

Organized by the Department of Philosophy at Uppsala University through Rebecca Wallbank, in cooperation with Uppsala Forum on Democracy, Peace and Justice, and

You can also make contact via the e-mail address

Helpful contribution has been made by the Swedish Society for Women in Philosophy (SWiP Sverige).

Call for Papers

Please send your abstracts to for consideration by midnight on 31st Janurary 2017. We aim to notify applicants by mid-February. If you like to participate as a commentator, please also contact us at the above email address.