ASCP Conference 2-4 December 2015

The University of New South Wales will host the 2015 Australasian Society for Continental Philosophy conference at its Kensington Campus, in Sydney.

The ASCP aims to provide a broad intellectual forum for academics and postgraduates working in the European tradition, and its annual conference is the largest such event devoted to philosophy in Australia.

DOWNLOAD THE CONFERENCE BOOKLET NOW, which includes general conference information, the program and extended abstracts for all sessions. Aside from the abstracts, the booklet will be provided in hard copy at the conference.
(Updated 4 December) 

You can also download the finalised version of the CONFERENCE PROGRAM on its own.
(Updated 28 November)

Information about transportation, the location of the registration desk and other practicalities can be found on the 'General Information' page, whose link is to the left.


Amy Allen is Professor and Head of Philosophy at the Pennsylvania State University. She is also editor of the Columbia University Press series New Directions in Critical Theory and Co-Editor in Chief of the journal Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory. Her publications include The Politics of Our Selves: Power, Autonomy, and Gender in Contemporary Critical Theory (New York: Columbia University Press, 2008; paperback edition, 2013) and The End of Progress: De-colonizing the Normative Foundations of Critical Theory, which will be published later this year by Columbia University Press. 

Alison Ross is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Monash University, and is currently an ARC Future Fellow. Her publications include The Aesthetic Paths of Philosophy: Presentation in Kant, Heidegger, Lacoue-Labarthe and Nancy (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007), Walter Benjamin's Concept of the Image (Routledge, 2014), and the edited volumes Jacques Ranciere and the Contemporary Scene: The Philosophy of Radical Equality (London: Continuum, 2012, with Jean-Philipe Deranty), and Aesthetic Experience (Equinox Publishing, UK. 2010).

Dennis Schmidt is Professor of Philosophy at Western Sydney University. He is the author of Between Word and Image Heidegger, Klee, and Gadamer on Gesture and Genesis (Indiana UP, 2013) and Lyrical and Ethical Subjects: Essays on the Periphery of the Word, Freedom, and History (SUNY, 2005), among other books.