Multilateral Kant Colloquium October 11-13, 2018

Multilateral Kant Colloquium

October 11-13, 2018

with the support of SISK – Società Italiana di Studi Kantiani

Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Catania

via Vittorio Emanuele II, 49

Call for papers

Kant and the Contemporary World:

Philosophy, Science, Politics

Paper abstracts are welcome for the 8th Edition of the Multilateral Kant Colloquium “Kant and the Contemporary World: Philosophy, Science, Politics,” to be held at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Catania, October 11-13, 2018. The theme is to be intended in the broadest possible sense, as involving any aspect of Kant’s philosophy with an impact on issues debated in contemporary philosophy and science, as well as relevant for the most pressing political problems of our time.

The official language is English, but participants can submit and present their papers in Italian, German, Portuguese, Spanish or French. If papers are not written in English, an English version of the texts should be made available at the moment of the presentation. An international committee chaired by Prof. Luigi Caranti will select the papers.

Abstracts from scholars at an advanced stage of their career as well as junior researchers should be prepared for blind review and be confined between 600 and 800 words. Contact information should be sent in a separate file. Deadline for submission is February 1st 2018. Please send abstracts to: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo.. Notice of acceptance will be issued by March 1st 2018. Each presentation will last 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for questions and debate.


Rooms at Camplus d’Aragona (few minute walk from the Department) are available at the following rates (breakfast included): 50€ single, 55€ double as single, 60€ double, 75€ triple. Reservations should be made by April 30th 2018, specifying your participation to the Multilateral along with the rates mentioned. Alternatively, there are many good and cheap accommodations in Catania that you may book on your own.