Film-Philosophy Conference 2016

University of Edinburgh

July 6, 2016 – July 8, 2016

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The Film-Philosophy Conference 2016 will be held at the University of Edinburgh from 6-8 July. 

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General Registration is now open.

The conference registration fees for three days are £150 (waged) / £80 (student/unwaged). Accommodation is available from £58 per night.

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Unfortunately we cannot offer day rates and are unable to waive fees. The Film-Philosophy Conference runs on a completely non-profit basis.

Programme now available.

Map of Venue and Accommodation (and more).

The conference tracks for 2016 are: · Existentialism and Film · Film and Ethics · Film and the Other Arts · Video Essays / Essay Films · Gender and Sexualities · Form and Evaluation · Global Film-Philosophy · Film and Political Philosophy · Religion and Film · Open Track

Keynote Speakers:

Martine Beugnet (University of Paris 7)

Daniel Shaw (Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania)

Davina Quinlivan (Kingston University, London)

The conference will be held at 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh, EH8 9LH, United Kingdom.


For any queries about the conference, please contact the Conference Director, Dr David Sorfa:

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