Category Archives: Call for Papers (CFP)

CFP: European Association for Chinese Philosophy

The 4th Biennial Conference of the European Association for Chinese Philosophy (EACP) will take place in Macerata, Italy on June 16-18, 2023. The theme for the conference is “Interpretation and reinvention”. Scholars interested in Chinese philosophy and philosophy in China are invited to submit proposals for individual papers or panels to Selusi Ambrogio.  The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2022. Click here for more information on submissions and the conference as a whole.

CFP: 17th Annual Midwest Conference on Chinese Thought

17th Annual Midwest Conference on Chinese Thought
York University
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
March 10-12, 2023

The Midwest Conference on Chinese Thought was created to foster dialogue and interaction between scholars and students working on Chinese thought across different disciplines and through a variety of approaches. Submissions are invited for papers on any aspect of Chinese thought as well as papers dealing with comparative issues that engage Chinese perspectives.

This year’s conference will be held in-person March 10-12, 2023, at York University in Toronto. Our keynote speakers will be Chris Fraser, Edward Slingerland, and Mercedes Valmisa.

For consideration please submit a 1-page abstract to Julianne Chung at with the subject line: “MCCT 2023 Abstract Submission” by December 31, 2022 for blind review. For more information, visit the conference website here ( Continue reading →

CFP: Pacific North American Korean Philosophical Association San Francisco 2023

The North American Korean Philosophical Association is excited to issue a call for papers.  The topic/themes are open. Please feel free to propose your own topic or panel. Please send an abstract of about 250-300 words for your presentation. Panel submissions (including “Author-Meets-Critics” sessions) should include the topic, panelists and their affiliations, a summary of the proposed panel in 300-500 words, and an abstract for each of the papers (250–300 words for each paper)
Please submit individual abstracts and panel proposals to:
Deadline: October 15, 2022

CFP: The Diversity of Chinese Philosophy

The International Conference of International Society for Chinese Philosophy is happy to announce that they are accepting papers for their summer conference (June 20-23, 2023). This year’s conference theme is highlighting the diversity of Chinese philosophy in three ways: philosophical positions, philosophical influence, and comparative perspectives. The conference will be held this year at the University of California Riverside campus, and submissions for abstracts are due by November 30, 2022. Read below for more information on submissions, themes, and the conference layout.

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CFP: ACPA 2023

The Association of Chinese Philosophers in North America is welcoming scholars to submit proposals for individual papers for ACPA group sessions at the 2023 Pacific APA. The meeting is expected to be in person in San Francisco, CA,  April 5–8, 2023, at the Westin St. Francis.

Submission deadline: October 1st, 2022; For guidelines on abstract submission read below.

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CFP: “Stuck in the Middle?”

The Third Middle Period China Humanities Conference (220-1600) is very pleased to announce that the conference will be held, for the first time in three years, in New Haven on June 22-25, 2023. They are welcoming papers from all disciplines in humanities that deal with China between 220-1600. Papers can be in either English or Chinese and should be less than 10,00 words for English, or 6,000 Chinese characters.

The deadline for all paper proposals is December 1, 2022: Final submissions are due March 15, 2023 if you are seeking funding.  If you are not, the deadline for paper submissions is May 15, 2023. (They will not provide funding to anyone who misses the March 15 deadline.) Click here for more information.

1. Ph.D. students should answer a brief questionnaire about the paper they would like to present; the advisors of Ph.D. students must submit a brief form as well. They will also need to submit full versions of their papers by March 15, 2023, if they wish to be considered for funding.  Reminder: the target length for everyone is 10,000 words/6000 characters.

2. PhD holders should complete this registration form and provide abstracts of no more than 500 words/300 characters. Ideally, you will cover the questions we have asked the PhD students to address directly (What are your main sources? What are the most important studies on your topic? What is your original contribution to the field of Middle Period Chinese studies?).

CFP: “New Voices in Chinese Philosophy” at RWCP 6

The Rutgers Workshop on Chinese Philosophy (RWCP) is inviting participants for the 6th workshop, scheduled to be held in-person on Friday, March 31, 2023, at New Brunswick, NJ. The theme of this upcoming workshop is “New Voices in Chinese Philosophy.” New voices are defined here as anybody who received their doctorate no earlier than 2016 as well as those who are ABD (all but dissertation). If you are interested, please send a completed but not yet published paper on any aspect of Chinese philosophy and an updated CV to by October 30, 2022. If your paper is already accepted by a journal but has not been published yet, it qualifies as well. In your email, please suggest 2 or 3 possible respondents to your paper (they can be specialists in either Chinese or Western philosophy). For all accepted participants, Rutgers will cover transportation to and from New Brunswick as well as two nights of hotel accommodations. Any inquiry emails should be directed to the above address; we’re happy to answer questions.

RWCP Co-directors:
Tao Jiang (Rutgers)
Dean Zimmerman (Rutgers)
Stephen Angle (Wesleyan)

CFA: Varieties of Ineffability in Ancient Philosophy

Varieties of Ineffability in Ancient Philosophy

Online conference, 18th-21st September 2023

Call for Abstracts –Deadline: 1 February 2023


We invite proposals for papers to be given at an online conference on varieties of ineffability in ancient philosophy (spanning ancient Chinese, Graeco-Roman and Indian thought), on 18th-21st September 2023. The conference is expected to take place in the afternoon (British Summer Time) over the course of the four days.

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CFP: Commentaries on Yong Huang on Zhu Xi

The Australasian Philosophical Review is seeking proposals for open peer commentaries on Yong Huang “Zhu Xi’s Virtue Ethics Approach to Meta-Ethics”. Proposal abstracts should be brief (200-500 words) and state the aspects of the lead article that will be discussed, in addition the approach that will be taken. Abstracts submissions are due on September 2nd, 2022 and invitations to write commentaries of 2000-3000 words will be issued on September 12th, 2022. Check the website here for more information.