Northern Association for Ancient Philosophy annual conference
- Date: Monday 6 April 2020, 13:30 –
- Location: Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied
- Interval: Every day
- Until: Tuesday 7 April 2020
- Cost: Registration: £15 (£5 unwaged). Conference dinner: £40.
The 2020 NAAP annual conference aims to promote and support scholarship in Ancient Philosophy among researchers and postgraduates based in the north of the UK.
The Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre is delighted to be hosting this year’s NAAP Conference on campus at the University of Leeds.
Papers for the conference:
James Allen (Toronto) – Moderate and Radical Scepticism in the Academy
Vladimir Mikes (Czech Academy of Sciences) – How passions give way to emotions in Stoicism
Marion Durand (Oxford) – The Stoics on Passive Predicates and the Passive Voice
Niels Christensen (UCL) – The Kosmos of the Virtues: The Greatness of Aristotle’s Great-souled Person
Victor Sousa (University of São Paulo) – Aristotle on δεινότης: Can non-virtuous agents aim at morally good ends?
Postgraduate researchers may benefit from a number of bursaries available to cover half of the total cost of registration (including dinner) + accommodation at the below venues:
- Premier Inn Leeds City Centre (Leeds Arena) hotel (nearest to the conference venue)
- Premier Inn Leeds City Centre (Whitehall Road) hotel (near the railway station)
- Travelodge Leeds Central (near the railway station)
- The Queens Hotel (nearest the railway station).
To apply for a bursary, email Dr Jamie Dow via firstname.lastname@example.org, confirming your status as a postgraduate researcher (eg details of your institution, programme, and supervisor).
The association has a very friendly tradition, and has long been noted particularly for its support and encouragement of postgraduate researchers.
The conference is generously supported by:
- The Analysis Trust
- The MIND Association
- The Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies
- The IDEA Centre, University of Leeds
- The School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds.