Past Annual Conferences
University College Dublin (2022)
The 2022 edition of the BPPA Annual Conference took place in person at University College Dublin (Dublin, Republic of Ireland) on the 11th and 12th of November 2022. The Annual Masterclass also took place at UCD, on the 12th November 2022. The theme of the conference was ‘Gender, Race, Identity’. The conference and the masterclass featured lectures and workshops by distinguished academics:
· Professor Katherine O’Donnell (University College Dublin)
· Professor Tommy J. Curry (University of Edinburgh)
· Dr Valeria Venditti (University College Cork)
· Dr Danielle Petherbridge (University College Dublin)
· Dr Alexander Franklin (King’s College London)
· Dr Jonas Raab (Trinity College Dublin)
· Professor Eric Olson (Sheffield)
Newcastle University (2021)
The 2021 conference, the theme of which was transdisciplinary and interdisciplinary philosophy, featured keynote speeches by Tina Chanter and Elodie Roy. The career day focused on employability and pursuing academic careers.
The University of Birmingham (2018)
The 2018 conference featured keynote speeches by Heather Widdows, Alison Jaggar, and Veronique Munoz-Darde. The career day focused on workshops on inclusivity.
The University of Reading (2016)
The 2016 conference featured keynote speeches by Laurie Paul, David Papineau, Brad Hooker, and William MacAskill. The career day featured a series of workshops tackling issues related to developing a career in academic philosophy.
The University of Southampton (2015)
The 2015 conference featured keynote speeches by Stephen Mulhall and Lucy O’Brien. The careers day featured sessions on publication, minorities in philosophy, CV writing, and the job market.
The University of Leeds (2014)
The 2014 conference featured keynote speeches by Angela Hobbs, Ian James Kidd, and Naomi Goulder. The careers day featured sessions on CV writing, gender and philosophy in academia, getting published, and the job market in academic philosophy.
The University of Glasgow (2013)
The 2013 conference featured keynote speeches by Helen Beebee and Ernest Sosa.
The University of Edinburgh (2012)
The 2012 conference featured keynote speeches by Sarah Broadie, Brad Hooker, Christopher Peacocke and Duncan Pritchard.
The University of Reading (2011)
The 2011 conference featured keynote speeches by Derek Parfit, Crispin Wright, Emma Borg and Jonathan Dancy. The careers day featured session on preparing for the job market, publishing, CV writing, teaching practice, and the role of philosophy in modern culture and the public sphere.
And many more besides…