Category Archives: Call for Papers (CFP)

CFP: 4th Asian Philosophical Texts Conference

The Asian Philosophical Texts Conference conference aims at providing a platform for scholars in the field of Asian Studies and world philosophies to discuss and reflect on the task of translating Asian philosophical texts (in the broadest sense) into western languages. This includes, but is not limited to, Cambodian, Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Vietnamese etc., philosophical texts from any period. The conference is welcoming any papers on the philosophy of translation, critical analyses of existing translations, or ongoing translation projects for its upcoming conference. Contributions from early and mid-career scholars are welcome and the conference will be a part of an ongoing international collaboration project. The conference will be held at the University of Edinburgh on November 12-13, 2022. Read below for information on submissions.

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2022. 

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The North-East Conference on Chinese Thought is Back!

I’m delighted to announce that this year’s meeting of the North-East Conference on Chinese Thought will be held November 12-13 (Sat. & Sun.) at Yale University. The NECCT annual meeting is an opportunity for students of Chinese thought (broadly defined) from across the northeast (also broadly defined) to share and discuss their work. We are very excited to resume this annual tradition after the disruptions of the last few years.

  • WHERE: Luce Hall at Yale University, which is the home of the Council on East Asian Studies. We will have access to a large conference room and a lounge for meals and refreshments.
  • FORMAT: Fifteen 30-minute slots (eleven on Saturday plus five on Sunday morning.) We ask speakers to speak for 20 minutes and leave 10 minutes for Q&A.
  • ACCOMMODATIONS: For speakers only, hotel rooms in downtown New Haven for the nights of 11/11 and 11/12.
  • TRAVEL: NECCT doesn’t normally cover travel expenses. However, this year we have a fund of $1500 to cover travel costs for students.
  • HOW TO APPLY: By Friday, September 2, please send your talk title and abstract to Mick Hunter (mick.hunter@yale.edu). We expect to have the schedule finalized by 9/5. Students seeking help with travel costs should contact the same email address by the end of October.

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Mick Hunter (mick.hunter@yale.edu). We look forward to hearing from you!

CFP: Korean Philosophy and the World

The North American Korean Philosophy Association (NAKPA) is happy to announce the annual meetings in 2022 to be held in Omaha, NE, the US for three days (November 14th through the 16th), co-hosted by Creighton University and the University of Nebraska. For these meetings, the 2022 NAKPA invites papers dealing with any aspects of our experiences related to the change of the world and the changing world, and how Korean philosophy might help us understand the future. Abstracts should be sent to Halla Kim (250-300 words) and should include the title, author’s name, affiliation, and email contact information. Also, panel submissions are welcomed and include everything aforementioned in addition to panelists and their affiliations and abstracts for each of the papers. These should all be submitted by September 1st, 2022.

CFP: Southeast Early China Roundtable

The Southeast Early China Roundtable (SEECR) is happy to announce that they will be hosting the 26th annual conference at the Eling Eide Center in Sarasota beginning on November 11th. The SEECR is welcoming proposals for presentations focusing on early China from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Please send a short abstract (250 words) of your presentation and full institutional contact information to Dr. Matthew Wells by September 1st. Early submissions are welcome and lodging in addition to meals will be provided for presenters.

CFP: Self and Other

The National Taiwan University’s philosophy journal, NTU Philosophical Review is inviting submissions (in English) to their special issue on the theme “Self and Other”. These submissions must relate to the theme in any philosophical tradition. Submission Deadline: July 15, 2022. All submissions  should be emailed as attachment to Dr. Ann A Pang-White and Dr. Ming-Chao Lin. Read below for more information on submissions.

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CFP: ACPA at the 2023 APA Eastern Division Meeting

The Association of Chinese Philosophers in North America is inviting authors to submit individual papers to be included in a single ACPA group session at the 2023 APA Eastern Division Meeting. The APCA is open to any submissions that engage with Chinese philosophy in a wide variety of ways and they are not specifying a theme. The selection of papers will be based on how well they can be worked into a good session. For more information about submissions click hereSubmission Deadline: June 13, 2022. To submit abstracts click here. Read below for guidelines for submissions.

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CFP: ISCP at 2023 APA Eastern

The International Society for Chinese Philosophy is inviting authors to submit papers on any area of Chinese or Comparative philosophy. All accepted submissions will be presented at a Groups Session of the APA Eastern Division Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, on January 4-7 2023. Please send the submission electronically to Dr. Jeo Sophia Oh with  “ISCP APA Eastern” in the subject line. Submission Deadline: June 12, 2022. The submission should include the following

  • Title of Paper
  • Name of Presenter
  • Presenter’s Affiliation
  • Presenter’s E-mail Address
  • Approximately a 200-300 word Abstract

CFP: Digital Identities in China

“Digital Identities in China,” a planned special issue of Chinese Literature and Thought Today guest-edited by Dr. Paul J. D’ Ambrosio, is inviting authors to explore digital identities in China from the perspective of Chinese literature, philosophy, or other related avenues. Interested individuals should send a 250-word abstract and a short bio to Dr. Paul J. D’Ambrosio by July 30, 2022. Notification of acceptance of abstracts will be sent out by August 15, 2022. Click HERE for more information about the topic and submissions.

CFP: Metaphysics East and West

The Asian Journal of Philosophy is inviting submissions for a topical collection on the topic of Metaphysics: East and West, with guest editors Micheal Clark, Li Kang, Kris McDaniel, and Tuomas Tahko. This collection will provide new perspectives on these debates by bringing them into contact with Asian metaphysical traditions. Papers should be between 7000-10000 words and prepared for double-blind review. Click HERE for more information about the CFP, requirements, and submissions.

CFP: Truth and Asian Philosophy

The Asian Journal of Philosophy is pleased to announce a call for papers for a Topical Collection on “Truth and Asian Philosophy.”

The Asian Journal of Philosophy is a brand new journal that aims to publish high-quality articles in any area of analytic philosophy, including what might be called “Asian analytic philosophy,” which is the journal’s way of referring to engagement with Asian philosophical traditions utilizing analytic philosophical methodologies and vocabularies. The journal aspires to be a leading platform for analytic philosophy in Asia. You can find more information about the journal here: https://www.springer.com/journal/44204

For this Topical Collection on “Truth and Asian Philosophy,” we are interested in papers that engage with questions relating to truth and Asian philosophy. Some sample research topics might include but are certainly not limited to:

  • How is truth as a concept manifested in Asian philosophical traditions?
  • What can cross-cultural inquiries tell us about truth as a philosophical concept?
  • What can we learn about truth from studying Asian traditions?

Papers for the Topical Collection will be published in regular issues of the journal rather than in a dedicated special issue, so we have some flexibility in when we are able to process submissions.

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