Reminder: Call for papers ESA Proceedings 2018 & Estetika

Delegates at this year’s conference in Maribor, Slovenia are reminded to contribute your full paper to our proceedings ( Please note that this does not prevent you from publishing your paper elsewhere, and that you will retain all rights to your paper.

The deadline of submission is the 1st of November 2018.

 Please send your submissions and all your questions to the following email address:

To get an impression of how the end result will look like, please have a look here for last year’s volume:

The proceedings are freely accessible, allow for standard citation, possess an ISSN number, and are indexed by EBSCO, the Electronic Journals Database and Google Scholar.

Please make sure that your paper is submitted in .docx format and conforms to all the style requirements listed on the webpage (‘Submission Guidelines’ on the ESA website) and outlined below, in order to ensure a uniform layout for all papers.

Apart from changes to the layout, the paper will be published in the state in which you send it to us. So please make sure that you send us THE FINAL VERSION of your paper.

You can find more information about how to submit your papers (e.g., in which format, etc.) as well as here:

Iris Vidmar & Connell Vaughan (editors)




As every year,  you are invited to submit a fully developed version of your ESA 2018 conference paper to Estetika: The Central European Journal of Aesthetics. The submitted papers will go through a normal journal publication process (including triple blind peer review) and – if accepted – will be published in one of the following issues of the journal.

Recently published papers that had initially been delivered at an ESA conference include:

Damla Dönmez, Saving ‘Disinterestedness’ in Environmental Aesthetics: A Defence against Berleant (2/2016)

Annelies Monseré, Why We Need a Theory of Art (2/2016)

Alfred Archer, Lauren Ware: Aesthetic Supererogation (1/2017)

Ancuta Mortu: Degrees of Attention in Experiencing Art (1/2018)

Carlos Portales: Objective Beauty and Subjective Dissent in Leibniz’s Aesthetics (1/2018)

Benjamin Evans: From Bullfights to Bollywood: The Contemporary Relevance of Jean-Baptiste du Bos’s Approach to the Arts (2/2018)

Please note that submitting your paper to the ESA Proceedings does not prevent you from submitting it to Estetika, indeed, both the ESA and Estetika’s editorial team cordially invite you to do both. However, if you wish to submit your work to Estetika, note that the paper should have the form of a regular research article rather than a conference talk. Also, the paper should not be under review at another journal. The deadline for submissions is set to 1 November 2018.

The submissions should comply with the editorial policy of the journal accessible via

Estetika: The Central European Journal of Aesthetics is listed in
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Knowledge)
Current Contents / Arts and Humanities (ISI Web of Knowledge)
ERIH (European Reference Index for Humanities)
Philosopher’s Index

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the editors:

Tereza Hadravová and Jakub Stejskal