Call for Papers
Theme: Power and Creativity
Type: 50th Annual SACP Conference
Institution: Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy (SACP)
Pedagogical University of Cracow
National Museum in Krakow
Institute of the Middle and Far East, Jagiellonian University
Location: Krakow (Poland)
The 50th Annual Conference of the Society for Asian and Comparative
Philosophy (http://www.sacpweb.org/) will be hosted by Pedagogical
University of Cracow.
The conference theme, Power and Creativity, is designed to invite a
broad range of scholarly discussions related to Asian and Non-Western
traditions, as well as cross-cultural philosophical analysis. The
SACP board especially welcomes proposals addressing power and
creativity. Those who wish to participate are encouraged to submit
abstracts and presentations on topics that correspond to their
special areas of interest so long as they engage in some way with
Asian and/or Comparative philosophies.
Presentation and panel proposal abstracts should be sent
electronically to the Secretary of the Society, Marzenna Jakubczak,
at firstname.lastname@example.org. Abstracts for presentations should be between
200-300 words, and include a filename that begins with the
presenter’s last name and closes with the name of our organization
and the year of the conference, e.g., ‘Berger – SACP 2018’.
The presenter’s name, institutional affiliation, and email address
must also be stated in the text of the abstract itself.
Panel proposals should include the title and a brief description of
the panel, as well as the names, affiliations, and email addresses of
the participants. Please also provide the titles of each
The deadline for submission is January 31, 2018.
Notice of acceptance of proposals will be sent to your e-mail address
by the beginning of March, with instructions for how to register and
submit the US$160 conference registration fee.
Graham Parkes (University of Vienna)
“Will to Power and the Field of Dao/De: Nietzsche and Zhuangzi on
To encourage student participation, the SACP has once again set up
Graduate Student Essay Contest Awards for this conference. Student
Essay Contest Prizes are: US$1,000 for First prize, US$750 for Second
prize, and US$500 for Third prize. The awards are given in order to
assist with the travel and accommodation expenses for those winners
who attend and present their work at the 2018 SACP conference only.
Graduate students who wish their papers to be considered for these
prizes must submit a complete essay of no more than 10 pages (or
4,000 words) and a 300 word abstract to the above email address
For further details, see the conference website: