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Engaging the Contemporary 2023: The Provocation of Culture(s)

Valletta, 15 - 17 November 2023

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Engaging the Contemporary 2023 is the eight edition of a series of annual international conferences organized by the Department of Philosophy at the University of Malta, with the aim of promoting an interdisciplinary approach to a variety of current philosophical debates. This year’s theme – The Provocation of Culture(s) - seeks to examine and bring into discussion the various issues that the question of living in a multi-cultured world brings to the fore. The aim of the conference is to bring together various philosophical traditions into a conversation that furthers our understanding of the provocations of and by culture(s) that beset contemporary times.
Interested participants are to submit a 500-word abstract and a short biographical note through the website by 1 May 2023. Presentations are to be in English and no longer than 20 minutes. For more information, visit