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Decolonizing Western Political Philosophy

Call for Papers

Theme: Decolonizing Western Political Philosophy
Type: IPSA RC31 Conference
Institution: Leiden University
Location: Leiden (Netherlands) – Online
Date: 10.6.2022
Deadline: 1.4.2022


Leiden University will host the IPSA RC31 Political Philosophy
Conference on June 10, 2022. The conference will address two main
sets of questions:

(1) questions that touch on decolonizing and/or globalizing the
concepts, methods and theories of/in Western political philosophy;

(2) questions about the way in which decolonization questions play
out in teaching techniques, as well as in political philosophy
curriculum and syllabus design.

Submission & deadline:
If you are interested in presenting a paper that addresses topics
falling within the remit of (1) and/or (2) above, please send a 500
word-long abstract to the following e-mail address: by April 1st, 2022.

The conference will have a hybrid (online & on site) format.

The conference is organized with the support of IPSA and the Centre
for Political Philosophy at Leiden University. IPSA’s financial
support will allow us to offer 2 bursaries of $300 each to help with
transport and/or accommodation.

Confirmed key-note speakers:
- Aditya Nigam (CSDS, India)
- Thierry Ngosso (University of St.Gallen/Catholic University of
  Central Africa I Yaoundé-Cameroon)
- Raewyn Connell (University of Sydney)
- Simon Choat (Kingston University)