Paderborn 3-6 October: Autumn School on the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists

The Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists (HWPS) encourages international graduate students, as well as interested faculty and scholars, to apply for participation in our II. Autumn School at Paderborn University, from October 3rd to 6th, 2017.

From October 3rd to October 6th, the Center will offer a Masterclass on Women Philosophers from 1600-1900, held by Prof. Mary Ellen Waithe, Prof. Sandrine Bergès and Prof. Susanna Åkerman-Hjern. You will have the opportunity to learn about the latest developments in this are of research, to enrich your perspective in an intercultural setting, and to engage in direct interaction with other scholars and lecturers. The conference language will be English. Participation in the Autumn School is free, but application for acceptance is required.

The autumn school offers units on Christine of Sweden (1626-1689), Olympe de Gouges (1748-1793), Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797),  Sophie de Grouchy, Marquise de Condorcet (1764-1822), as well as lectures on modern women philosophers from 1600-1850.

For further information about the II. Autumn School, please check the homepage of the event:

Applications can be submitted until September 20th. However, we strongly encourage interested students to apply well in advance, as suitable applicants will receive notice of acceptance prior to the final deadline and space is limited.

The application should be submitted via email to in a single PDF file containing a CV, a short letter of interest (2 pages max.), and a note indicating which courses you would be most interested in.

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