Call for abstracts: “Beyond the nuclear family: the philosophy of close personal relationships” (10-11 September 2015, Umeå University)

Call for abstracts: “Beyond the nuclear family: the philosophy of close personal relationships” (10-11 September 2015,  Umeå University)

Target: Graduate students and recent PhDs.

We invite submissions for papers to be presented at the conference “Beyond the nuclear family: the philosophy of close personal relationships”, funded by the Riksbankens Jubileumfond – The Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Science. The conference addresses normative questions concerning close personal relationships and the family, such as: the relationship between family values and family structures, the value of the family and caring relationships, the prospect of the marriage-free state, procreative liberty and procreative responsibility.

Speakers: David Archard (Queen’s University), Elizabeth Brake (Arizona State University), Clare Chambers (University of Cambridge), Daniela Cutas (Umeå/Gothenburg), Anca Gheaus (Umeå/Sheffield), Kalle Grill (Umeå University), Mianna Lotz (Macquarie University), Bonnie Steinbock (University of Albany), Anna Smajdor (University of East Anglia) and Adam Swift (University of Warwick).

See for more information https://closepersonalrelationships.wordpress.com/call-for-abstracts/

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