ESA Conference 2016 – Barcelona


Barcelona, Spain: 8-11th of June 2016

Registration deadline: 18 May 2016

The European Society for Aesthetics would like to invite you to attend the ESA Conference 2016. The conference will be co-organised by the ESA, the Department of Philosophy of the Autonomous University of Barcelona and the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Barcelona, and will take place in Barcelona from the 8th until the 10th of June 2016.

Keynote Speakers
    • Christoph Menke (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankurt)
    • Elisabeth Schellekens (Uppsala Universitet)
    • Lev Kreft (University of Ljubljana)


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


The ESA will also hold its general assembly of 2016 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.


Facultat de Filosofia, Carrer de Montalegre, 6, 08001 Barcelona.


There are many hotels in the area. The organisers also provided a list of student residencies:
Residencia de Investigadores
Residencia Campus Mar at the Barcelona beach
Residencia Ciutadella
Residencia at Gracia
Residencia close to the port
Residencia at Sarrià (far from the center)

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