The 4th Edition of the Bucharest Graduate Conference in Early Modern Philosophy

The Center for the Logic, History and Philosophy of Science is organizing its fourth graduate conference for advanced master and PhD students working on early modern philosophy and on the history and philosophy of science. The event will be held on May 10-11, 2013 at the University of Bucharest, Romania.

Invited speakers: 

  • Richard Serjeantson (Trinity College, Cambridge)
  • Peter Anstey (University of Sydney)
  • Vlad Alexandrescu (University of Bucharest)


We welcome papers on any topic related to the early modern philosophy (roughly defined as spanning from the 15th to the 18th century) and especially those that treat this subject from the perspective of philosophy, history and/or sociology of science. Participating papers will be given 40 minutes (30 minutes talk, 10 minutes open discussion).

Submission requirements and deadline:

  • Authors should send abstracts to Abstracts should not exceed 500 words and should be prepared for blind review (no author-identifying information in the body of the abstract).  All submissions should be in PDF or Word format. Please include the following in the body of your e-mail: name, academic affiliation, paper/presentation title.
  • The deadline for submitting your abstract to the above e-mail address is February 15, 2013.
  •  Authors will be notified of the program committee’s decision by February 20, 2013.

Conference fee:


Further opportunities: 

Participants might also consider attending the “Experiments and the Arts of Discovery in Early Modern Europe” workshop that will take place at the same venue on May 12-14. The list of participants for this workshop includes Peter Anstey, Arianna Borelli, Sorana Corneanu, Maarten van Dyck, Mordechai Feingold, Daniel Garber, Benedino Gemelli, Guido Giglioni, Albrecht Heeffer, Vera Keller, Sergius Kodera, Kathryn Murphy, Stephen Pumfrey, Evan Ragland, Jonathan Regier, Justin Smith, Ian Stewart, Alberto Vanzo and Koen Vermeir.


If you have any further questions about the conference, travel arrangements, accommodation etc., you can send an e-mail to Please bookmark this post for further updates.