ESA Conference 2017 – Berlin


Berlin, Germany: 25-27th of May 2017


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)


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.


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


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


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: 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.

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