ESA Conference 2017 – Berlin

EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR AESTHETICS CONFERENCE 2017

Berlin, Germany: 25-27th of May 2017

A TRIBUTE TO FABIAN DORSCH

The European Society for Aesthetics would like to invite you to attend the ESA Conference 2017. The conference will be co-organised by the ESA and the Institute of Philosophy of the Freie Universität Berlin, and will take place in Berlin from the 25th until the 27th of May 2017.


Keynote Speakers
      • Dominique Chateau (Université Paris 1)
      • Eileen John (University of Warwick)
      • Hagi Kenaan (Tel Aviv University)

Programme

We will have both systematic and historical presentations of papers from different traditions and on a large variety of topics in philosophical aesthetics. For each talk, there will be time for a 20-minute presentation, with about another 25 minutes designated for discussion. All accepted papers would be eligible for publication in the proceedings of the ESA.

Conference programme

Abstracts (Coming soon.)

The ESA will also hold its general assembly of 2017 during the conference.


Registration

Please register for the conference here.

If you are not yet a member of the ESA, please register first – membership is for free. If you forgot your password, you can set a new one here.

Registration deadline: 17th of May 2017


Venue

Institute of Philosophy of the Freie Universität Berlin, Habelschwerdter Allee 30, 14195 Berlin.

Directions From Tegel Airport:  Bus 109 to subway stop Jakob-Kaiser-Platz, change to the subway U7 line direction Rudow to Fehrbelliner Platz, change to the U3 direction Krumme Lanke to Freie Universität (Thielplatz); travel time ca. 40 min.

From Schönefeld Airport:  Elevated train S9 direction Spandau to Treptower Park, change to the circle line S 41 traveling west to Heidelberger Platz, change to the subway U3 direction Krumme Lanke to Freie Universität (Thielplatz); travel time about one hour.

From Hauptbahnhof (Berlin Central Train Station):  Elevated train S9 direction Spandau to Zoologischer Garten, change to subway U2 dirrection Pankow to Wittenbergplatz, change to U3 direction Krumme Lanke to Freie Universität (Thielplatz); travel time ca. 30 min.

See also: http://www.fu-berlin.de/en/redaktion/orientierung/dahlem/index.html

Campus map

Information about bars and restaurants will be included in the conference folder.


Accommodation

The local organisers recommended the Seminaris Campus Hotel Berlin. They have booked some rooms at a special rate for conference participants (80 EUR per night, with breakfast).

In order to book a room at the Seminaris Campus Hotel Berlin, conference participants do not need to go to the hotel website. You can book your room by writing an email directly to the hotel: berlin@seminaris.de. Please include your name and the dates of your stay, also mentioning that you are participating at the “European Society for Aesthetics Conference 2017” (keyword for reservation).

The number of rooms is limited and they are reserved until April 24, 2017.


The Fabian Dorsch ESA Essay Prize winner in 2017

We are happy to announce that the first Fabian Dorsch ESA Essay Prize has been awarded to Servaas van der Berg (University of British Columbia) for his paper “Aesthetic Experience and Metacognition”. The winning paper will be heard at the ESA’s annual conference, and a longer version of the paper will appear in Estetika, The Central European Journal of Aesthetics in 2018.


Please send all your questions to the conference organisers: conference[at]eurosa.org.

ESA Conference 2017 – Berlin

Call for Papers

European Society for Aesthetics Conference 2017

Berlin (Germany) 25–27 May 2017

Submission deadline: 15th of January 2017

The European Society for Aesthetics would like to invite you to submit a paper for presentation at the ESA Conference 2017. The conference will be co-organised by the ESA and the Institute of Philosophy of the Freie Universität Berlin.

Keynote speakers

Dominique Chateau (Université Paris 1)
Eileen John (University of Warwick)
Hagi Kenaan (Tel Aviv University)

Call for papers

We are inviting papers from all traditions and on any topic in philosophical aesthetics, and both systematic and historical presentations are acceptable. We encourage the presentation of submissions in English, but submissions in other major European languages will be considered equally. For each talk, there will be time for a 25-minute presentation, with about another 20 minutes designated for discussion. All accepted papers would be eligible for publication in the proceedings of the ESA. (http://proceedings.eurosa.org)

Submissions must be long abstracts, between 800 and 1.200 words in length, presenting not only the main ideas and claims of the paper, but also the chief considerations and arguments in favour of them. Please notice that full paper submissions will not be accepted and submissions are limited to one per person.

Please use the PDF-file format for submission and render your text completely anonymous, allowing for blind refereeing. To submit your long abstract, please use the EasyChair online submission system (first-time users will be asked to register with EasyChair). https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=esa2017

We also encourage all submitters to sign up as members of the ESA (which is free): http://www.eurosa.org/

The deadline for submissions of papers is the 15th of January 2017, and we aim to inform you about the result of our selection process by mid February 2017.

Further information about the conference will soon be available on ESA website: http://www.eurosa.org/ Please send all your questions to the conference organizers: conference@eurosa.org

ESA Essay Prize

The European Society for Aesthetics is happy to announce the launch of an essay prize for PhD students and early career scholars (max. three years from the doctorate). The prize consists of travel and accommodation stipend of up to 500 euros. The ESA will also award the prize winner’s conference fees and conference dinner. The journal Estetika will publish the winning essay. All participants commit themselves to publishing their essay in Estetika in case they win. For more information on the journal please visit: http://aesthetics.ff.cuni.cz/

All submissions to the prize must be in English. First submissions should be made by following the general call of the ESA2017 conference and all submissions will be considered for presentation at the conference. Please place “(Essay Prize)” after the title of your submission in easychair to indicate that you want your submission to be considered for the prize. The selection of the prize winner will be broken down into two stages. After the first round of reviews, selected authors will be asked to submit a full conference paper (max. 3500 words) by the 20th of March. The recipient of the prize will be selected from this group. We aim to announce the winner by the 15th of April. For all enquiries regarding the prize please contact the secretary of the ESA: secretary@eurosa.org.

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