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The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) is a collaboration of the faculties of 11 Dutch universities. It facilitates and stimulates research collaboration between the participating universities, and offers training for young researchers. The 7th annual OZSW conference is organized in collaboration with ASCA and will take place November 15-16, 2019 at the University of Amsterdam.

Detail Summary
Start date 15 November 2019
End date 16 November 2019
Time 00:00

Keynote speakers

  • Anne Phillips (London School of Economics)
  • Barbara Vetter (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • Pauline Kleingeld (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)
  • Ruth Sonderegger (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna)

Deadline for submission of abstracts or symposium proposals: August 1, 2019

Abstracts and symposium proposals may be submitted on-line:  

Submission of proposals

The OZSW invites proposals for individual papers, symposia, and posters in all areas of philosophy to be presented at the conference. People are only allowed to present one paper or host one symposium. The program committee will strive for quality, variety, and diversity within the program. Please submit the required abstracts and info (max. 100 words) and an extended abstract (500-1000 words, excl. references) through our automatic submission system by August 1, 2019.

  • Proposals for individual papers: Please submit your proposal consisting of both a short abstract (max. 100 words) and an extended abstract (500-1000 words, excl. references) in PDF format and prepare for blind review. 
  • Symposium proposals: Submit your proposal for a symposium as an attached PDF prepared for blind review. Symposia proposals should include the symposium title, a description of the symposium’s rationale (up to 500 words) and for each of the 3-4 speakers the title and abstract (up to 500 words). Fill in the author information into the “Author Information” box for all speakers of the symposium (and for the organizer if (s)he is different from the speakers); this information will not be accessible to the reviewers. The organizer of the symposium should be the corresponding author (check the box).
  • Proposal for posters: Please submit your proposal for a poster in PDF format and prepare for blind review. It should consist of a short abstract (max. 150 words, excl. references), indicating the structure that will appear on your poster. 

All submissions should be in English.

Conference schedule:

Posters will be presented during a dedicated poster presentation session. Contributed papers will be allocated 25 minutes (including discussion). Contributed papers will be clustered into parallel sessions focusing on particular themes. Symposia will be allocated 75 minutes, including discussion. They can have any format.

Important deadlines

  • Deadline abstract submission: August 1, 2019
  • Decision acceptance / rejection: September 15, 2019
  • Registration opens: September 15, 2019
  • Registration with early bird fee: until October 15, 2019
  • Registration with late comer fee: October 15 – November 7, 2019

Conference fees

  • Non-OZSW* members senior € 210 / 280
  • Non-OZSW*-PhD students € 130 / 180
  • OZSW-members senior € 150 / 200
  • OZSW-PhD students € 100 / 150
  • Students € 50 / 50

*To find out if you are eligible for OZSW membership, go to .


The conference will start on Friday November 15th in the morning (10am), and will end on Saturday November 16th around 6h30pm. On Friday evening there will be a conference dinner. A more detailed program will be made available in due time.

Organizing committee

  • Maria Aloni
  • Hein van den Berg
  • Robin Celikates
  • Stefan Niklas
  • Thomas Nys