After Existentialism – UK Sartre Society

After Existentialism: UK Sartre Society conference


Tuesday 18th July 2017

Maison Française, Oxford

9.00am – 5.00pm


Keynote Speaker: Prof. Christina Howells (Oxford)


Submitted Papers:

  • The Second Sex: from idealism to materialism and back, Katja Čičigoj (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen)
  • Mindfulness after Existentialism – Through the Mind’s Eye, Ruth Kitchen (EHESS Paris)
  • Seriality and the Crisis of Democracy. Taking Sartre into Democratic Theory, Matthias Lievens (KU Leuven)
  • The Body is a Situation: Beauvoir outside the Sex-Gender Distinction, Emma Jane McNicol (Monash)
  • The Existential Subject and Freedom in Learning: a Dialogue with Sartre, Miranda Matthews (Goldsmiths, University of London)
  • Sartre’s Theory of the Author-Reader Relationship, Marieke Mueller (University of Paris Nanterre)
  • The Critique of Presence: Sartre’s Influence on Derrida, Gavin Rae (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)
  • Untenable Positions: Existentialism and the Case against the Unconscious Mind, Ian Scrannage (South Gloucestershire and Stroud College)
  • Alain Badiou: A Student of Sartre, Chingshun Sheu (National Taiwan Normal University)
  • Authenticity Beyond Existentialism: A Socio-Existential Approach, Kyle Shuttleworth (Queens University Belfast)
  • Existentialism and Political Failure: Lessons for Today, Michael Sigrist (George Washington University)
  • Sartre’s Conceptions of Agency and Its Value for the Philosophy of History, Sina Talachian (Kings College London)
  • Inauthenticity and Violence: The Case of Antisemitism, Dror Yinon (Bar-Ilan University)

Registration fees:

Standard registration: £40.

UK Sartre Society members and Sartre Studies International subscribers: £30.

Students and unwaged registrants who are not members or subscribers: £30.

Students and unwaged registrants who are members or subscribers: £20.


Registration deadline: Friday 30th June

Online registration: http://uksartresociety2017.bpt.me


Featured Image Credits: Paris, St-Germain-des-Prés, Café de Flore, September 6, 2007 | © Courtesy of Wally Gobetz.


Manu Braganca

Assistant Professor in University College Dublin

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