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  • Thematic Line

    Modern & Contemporary Philosophy
  • Research Group

    Philosophy & Public Space
  • Porto, Portugal | Faculdade de Letras - Universidade do Porto

    October 11-13, 2017


    O Grupo de Investigação Filosofia e Espaço Público do Instituto de Filosofia tem o prazer de anunciar que a 5ª edição da Conferência Internacional do Research Group Philosophy of the City terá lugar na Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto, entre 11 e 13 de outubro de 2017.




    Magali Bessone - Université de Rennes
    Ronald R. Sundstrom - University of San Francisco


    The Philosophy of the City Research Group is a global community of scholars who are dedicated to understanding the city and urban issues. We invite you to join us for our fifth year. For this conference, zeroing in on the research strands below remains paramount, but we welcome all relevant submissions.



    For individual submissions, provide abstracts of 200-300 words. For panels of 3-4, each abstract should be 150-200 words. Send submissions (prepared for anonymous review) and questions to philcityresearchgroup@gmail.com.

    Deadline: June 1, 2017


    Research Strands:

    > Urban Futures and Human Flourishing
    > Democracy and Infrastructure
    > Urban Justice: Housing, Education, Criminal & Environmental Justice
    > Public Space and the Common Good
    > Philosophy of (and in) Urban Planning
    > Public Space in Technological Contexts
    > The City in the History of Philosophy
    > Urban Agriculture
    > City Identity
    > Art and Public Space
    > Migrations and Cities
    > Cities and Resistance


    Conference Committee: Shane Epting, Paula Cristina Pereira, Ronald Sundstrom, Michael Nagenborg, Maria João Couto, José Meirinhos, Jules Simon


    Organização: RG Philosophy and Public Space
    Instituto de Filosofia da Universidade do Porto - FIL/00502

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