Call for Abstracts: 3rd Annual SWIP-TR Conference on Philosophy, Gender and Social Justice

Call for Abstracts: 3rd Annual SWIP-TR Conference on Philosophy, Gender and Social Justice  

The Society for Women in Philosophy in Turkey is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Conference and Meeting of SWIP-Turkey between 19-20 November, 2020 at Maltepe University, Turkey.

Date of the Conference: 19-20 November, 2020

Place: Maltepe University, Istanbul.

Abstracts: in English or Turkish

Word limit: between 900-1200 words (3 pages long)

Deadline for abstract submission: 1 May 2020

Notification of acceptance: May 15, 2020

E-mail: anonymized abstracts and a separate document with contact details as word or PDF to [email protected]. The subject heading of the e-mail should be “2020 SWIP-TR Abstract Submission”

Review Process:Long abstracts will be double-blind reviewed according to the criteria listed here:

Abstracts that are not retained will receive feedback from an anonymous reviewer upon request. 


Publication: After an independent triple-blind review process, selected papers will be published in FE Journal: Feminist Critique (

3rd Annual SWIP-TR Conference on Philosophy, Gender, and Social Justice 

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Betül Çotuksöken (Maltepe University, Istanbul)

Prof. Nazile Kalaycı (Hacettepe University, Ankara)

The conference is co-organized by the Society for Women in Philosophy in Turkey (Swip-TR), Maltepe University Department of Philosophy and Maltepe University UNESCO Chair for Gender Equality and Culture.

The goal of the event is to create a forum for women in philosophy to meet and help each other. More specifically, we wish to foster exchanges between women philosophers studying or working in Turkey as well as women philosopher from Turkey who study or work abroad.

The conference will consist of panels in Turkish and English on the following topics spread over two days.

Philosophy, Gender, and Social Justice
-           Women Philosophers in the History of Philosophy

-           Being a Woman in Philosophy 
-           Topics in Feminist Philosophy
-           Gender, Race and Intersectional Analysis

-           Topics in Women's Studies

-           Philosophical Questions about Social Justice

-           Philosophical Questions about Family


We invite (those identifying as) women philosophers to submit longs abstracts for presentation.


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For further information, please e-mail [email protected]




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