CfP: 9th Annual University of Calgary Philosophy Graduate Conference

Trusting relationships between science and the public: Locating problems and generating solutions


Dates of Conference: April 30 – May 1, 2021


Keynote: Naomi Scheman (Minnesota)


The central question of this conference will be “How can we constructively criticize science from a variety of perspectives, without further damaging public trust in science?”


Paper topics may include but are not limited to:
  • general philosophy of science
  • trust and criticism of science
  • feminist philosophy of science
  • indigenous criticisms of science
  • intersectional criticisms of science
  • social epistemology
  • environmental ethics


Submissions of papers of up to 3000 words (not including abstract or bibliography, but including footnotes/endnotes), prepared for blind review and suitable for a 20-minute presentation should be submitted:


Organizers especially encourage submissions from members of marginalized groups.


Deadline for Submission: March 1st, 2021

Platform: Zoom (further information will be provided)