The Association for Social and Political Philosophy Rome Conference will be held at Sapienza University of Rome and LUISS Guido Carli on June 21-23 2018

Panel and paper proposals are invited on

following topics and panels:

Public Ethics

Democracy and Transitional Justice

Power, Knowledge and Exploitation

Gender and Sexuality



Republicanism and Roman Political Thought

Law, History and Political Science

Rawls and His Critics

Liberal Legitimacy and the Challenge of Animal Politics

Carl Schmitt and the Challenge of Legitimacy

The political theory of spaces and places

Please send paper proposals to by March 15th 2018.

Paper proposals must consist of:

  • paper title;

  • name and email addresses of the author(s) — in a separate sheet;

  • a short abstract (max 500 words);

Authors are kindly requested to provide an indication of which panel or sub-topic their paper proposal belongs to. Individual papers — not for panels — will be accepted.

Priority will be given to paper and panel proposals on the main themes but papers and panels may be accepted also on other issues in political and social philosophy. Proposals from early career researchers are especially welcome.

Conference organized by the Department of Political Science, LUISS Guido Carli, Rome and the Department of Philosophy, Sapienza University of Rome

Local organizers: Mariano Croce, Valentina Gentile, Gianfranco Pellegrino