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  • 23 Sep 2013 8:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The AAP has written to the Minister for Education, The Honourable Christopher Pyne MP, raising concerns about statements made by Jamie Briggs about reprioritising and auditing ARC funding. The letter reiterates claims made by AAH and DASSH supporting an independent academic peer review grant process and also notes the valuable research contribution made by Australian philosophers.
    Download the full version of the letter:
  • 10 Sep 2013 11:43 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The AAP Postgraduate Steering Committee (PGSC) is welcoming proposals from
    postgraduates from any institution in Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore
    with postgraduate philosophy programmes to organise and host the 2014 or
    2015 Australasian Philosophy Postgraduate Conference (APPC).

    Bids close soon (September 27th) as we aim to announce the successful bid
    for the 2014 APPC at this year's conference, to be held from the 4th - 6th
    October this year.

    Please contact Tessa Jones:
    tessa.jones@monash.edu
  • 07 Sep 2013 8:20 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    DASSH reiterates our strong support for an independent, robust and non-partisan academic peer review grant process. View the media release here

  • 06 Sep 2013 11:27 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The Australian Academy of the Humanities today cautioned that the Coalition’s proposal to redirect Australian Research Council funds away from projects it deems to be “wasteful” compromises the fundamental principle of funding research based on the criteria of excellence. The AAH's media release is available here>>
  • 11 Jul 2013 6:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Damon Young is this year's winner of the AAP Media Prize more>>
  • 10 Jun 2013 1:33 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    ABC Radio National and the Australasian Association of Philosophyinvite you to be part of a studio audience for the inaugural Alan Saunders Memorial Lecture.more>>
  • 30 May 2013 7:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    ANNOUNCEMENT RE: EXTENSION FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS / EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION PAYMENT DUE UPON THE SUBMISSION OF YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION (CLOSES 1ST JUNE)

    We are pleased to announce that the date for submission of abstracts has been extended until Sunday 9 June. Please ensure that you have submitted your abstract online by the deadline as late submissions will not be accepted (see instructions below).

    Please note that Early bird registration will still close on 1st June. To be eligible, payment is due upon the submission of your on-line application or higher rates for after 1 June will apply. So, take advantage of the discount and register and make your payment now!

    It is recommended that non-members become members of the AAP before commencing the registration process. Membership is open to all. The membership fee is equivalent to the difference between the non-member and the member full-conference registration rates. To become a member or to learn more about member benefits, please go to: www.aap.org.au/membership.

    If you are presenting a paper at the conference please take a moment to read 'Instructions for Presentations'. Go to: www.aap-conferences.org.au/instructions-for-presentations/

    2013 AAP Annual Conference
    4Th Call for papers & Registration

    The 2013 Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) Conference is being hosted by the University of Queensland and Bond University. It will be held at the University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Queensland, Australia, 7th - 12th July. Registration for the conference is now open!

    The keynote speakers for this year's conference are:

    Simon Blackburn (Cambridge)
    Mark Colyvan (Sydney)
    Lisa Guenther (Vanderbilt)
    Jeanette Kennett (Macquarie)

    To register or register and submit an abstract (max. 200 words), visit the conference website at:

    www.aap-conferences.org.au (Go to Fees and Registration | Submit and Abstract)

    Papers in all areas of philosophy are welcome. Alongside the regular sessions, we will be announcing a small number of special streams on more focused topics as suggestions arise. So far we have:

    *         Advances in philosophy of the cognitive sciences
    *         Jack Smart
    *           Continental Philosophy

    These streams are open to all conference delegates.

    Abstracts received after 9th June will not be considered.

    Please register by no later that 1st June to take advantage of the early registration discount! Note: payment is due upon the submission of your on-line application or higher rates for after 1st June rates will apply.

    In addition to the conference dinner and opening night reception, there will be a commemorative event: Alan Saunders Memorial Lecture, held on Monday 8th July, at 7pm, ABC studios, Southbank.

    For more information, visit the conference website: www.aap-conferences.org.au or contact the organizers at:

    AAP 2013 Organizing Committee
    Gilbert Burgh (UQ) and Damian Cox (Bond

    Email: aap-2013@uq.edu.au
    Phone: +61 2 3365 6348

  • 13 May 2013 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    2013 AAP Annual Conference
    REMINDER: Call for papers & Registration

    NOTE: Please register before June 1st to take advantage of the early registration discount. Abstracts received after 1st June will not be considered.

    The 2013 Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) Conference is being hosted by the University of Queensland and Bond University. It will be held at the University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Queensland, Australia, 7th - 12th July. Registration for the conference is now open!

    The keynote speakers for this year's conference are:

    Simon Blackburn (Cambridge)
    Mark Colyvan (Sydney)
    Lisa Guenther (Vanderbilt)
    Jeanette Kennett (Macquarie)

    To register or register and submit an abstract (max. 200 words), visit the conference website at:

    http://www.aap-conferences.org.au/ (Go to: Fees and Registration | Submit and Abstract)

    Papers in all areas of philosophy are welcome. Alongside the regular sessions, we will be announcing a small number of special streams on more focused topics as suggestions arise. So far we have:

    *         Advances in philosophy of the cognitive sciences
    *         Jack Smart

    These streams are open to all conference delegates.

    Abstracts received after 1st June will not be considered.

    Please register before June 1st to take advantage of the early registration discount!

    In addition to the conference dinner and opening night reception, there will be a commemorative event: Alan Saunders Memorial Lecture, held on Monday 8th July, at 7pm, ABC studios, Southbank.

    For more information, visit the conference website at http://www.aap-conference.org.au or contact the organizers at:

    AAP 2013 Organizing Committee
    Gilbert Burgh (UQ) and Damian Cox (Bond
  • 21 Feb 2013 8:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    2013 New Zealand Philosophy Conference
    (hitherto 'AAP NZ Division Conference')
    8-12 December, The University of Auckland

    This is an early notice that this year's New Zealand Philosophy Conference
    will be held at The University of Auckland (New Zealand) from the evening
    of Sunday 8th December to the afternoon of Thursday 12th December 2013.

    Due to legal/structural changes of the AAP, a number of formal details of
    the conference are yet to be finalised (including its title). Details of
    the event will be posted on our departmental website in late July, once the
    2013 AAP Conference hosted by The University of Queensland and Bond
    University has ended. We will also send a call for papers at that time.

    In the meantime, if you would like further details on arrangements, please
    feel free to contact the organisers at the following addresses:

    Denis Robinson: dj.robinson@auckland.ac.nz
    Marco Grix: m.grix@auckland.ac.nz

    Department of Philosophy
    University of Auckland
    Private Bag 92019
    Auckland 1142
    New Zealand

    (http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/philosophy)
  • 15 Feb 2013 7:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The 2013 Australasian Association of Philosophy (AAP) Conference is being hosted by the University of Queensland and Bond University. It will be held at the University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Queensland, Australia, 7th – 12th July.

    The keynote speakers for this year’s conference are:

    •       Simon Blackburn (Cambridge)
    •       Mark Colyvan (Sydney)
    •       Lisa Guenther (Vanderbilt)
    •       Jeanette Kennett (Macquarie)

    Registration for the conference will be open soon through the 2013 AAP conference website.

    If you are planning to submit an abstract, these can also be submitted soon through the website. Abstracts must be a max of 250 words. We will try to accommodate all suitable abstracts received by 1st June, after which no more submissions will be considered (no exceptions).

    Website: www.aap-conferences.org.au

    Papers in all areas of philosophy are welcome. Alongside the regular sessions, we will be announcing a small number of special streams on more focused topics as suggestions arise. These streams are open to all conference delegates. So far we have:

    •       ‘Advances in philosophy of the cognitive sciences’

    In addition to the conference dinner and opening night reception, there will be a commemorative event: Alan Saunders Memorial Lecture, held on Monday 8th July, at 7pm, ABC studios, Southbank.

    For more information, visit the conference website or contact the organizers at:

    AAP 2013 Organizing Committee
    Gilbert Burgh (UQ) and Damian Cox (Bond

    Email: aap-2013@uq.edu.au
    Phone: +61 2 3365 6348
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