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East, the South East and London

The BPPA is glad to present its 2023 edition of the Regional Conference for the East, South East and London. The theme of the conference is the Philosophy of Mental Health. The conference will take place on Friday June 30th 2023, at Senate House, University of London. It will feature four graduate talks and a keynote address by Dr Juliette Vazard, from CUNY.

Everyone is welcome to attend, but registration is required. In order to register, please write an email to . You can find the programme below:

Friday 30th June 2023

10:00 – 10:20 Meet and Greet and Conference Introduction

10:20 – 11:00 Benjamin Griffin (King’s College London): What is the puzzle of addiction and how can it be solved?

11:40 – 12:20 Ed Armitage (University of Sheffield): What are we doing when we worry?

12:20 – 13:35 Lunch break

13:35 – 14:15 Aisha Qadoos (University of Birmingham): Trauma and Feelings of Ambiguous Loss

14:15 – 14:55 Anna Golova (University of Oxford): Disambiguating Self-Illness Ambiguity  

15:00 – 16:00 Keynote address: Dr Juliette Vazard (CUNY) - Emotions, Future Thinking and Mental Health

You can also download the book of abstracts by following this link:

Past editions


2022 BPPA Regional Conference for the East and South East: History of Hindu, South-Asian and Chinese Philosophy

The (by then) British and Irish Postgraduate Philosophy Association (BIPPA) 2022 Regional Conference for the East and South East took place at King’s College London on 24th September 2022. The topic of the conference was the History of Hindu, South-Asian and Chinese Philosophy.

There were two keynote addresses: one by Professor Leigh K. Jenco, professor of Political Theory at the London School of Economics specialised in Chinese political thought, Taiwanese thought and East Asian studies; and one by Dr Karen O’Brien-Kop, lecturer in Asian Religions and Ethics at the University of Roehampton specialised in early Central and South Asian Sanskrit philosophy and religion. On top of that, there were be five contributed talks by graduate students. The conference will be divided into a morning session on Indian Philosophy, and an afternoon session on Chinese Philosophy. The whole program can be accessed by following the next link: 

Programme BIPPA Conference on the History of Hindu, South-Asian and Chinese Philosophy

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