Lake Geneva Graduate Conference 2017
Friday, October 13th, 2017 – Department of Philosophy, University of Fribourg

The Lake Geneva Graduate Conference is a new annual event organized by the graduate students at the Universities of Fribourg, Neuchâtel, Lausanne and Geneva, Switzerland. The second edition of the conference will be held in Fribourg on Friday, October 13th, 2017.

Keynote speakers:

Prof. Lucy O’Brien
University College London

Prof. Gianfranco Soldati
University of Fribourg

Topic: The Self

Call for papers: We invite submissions from graduate students of the papers to be presented at the second Lake Geneva Graduate Conference.

Every effort will be made to cover travel costs, meals and accommodation in part if not in full, including for selected graduate students from outside Europe

Deadline for submission: August 25th. Please see the submission guidelines below.

required, but free. Please email us at the address below.

Conference scholarships for non-speaker participants: Graduate students from the Lake Geneva area (CUSO – Fribourg, Geneva, Lausanne, Neuchâtel) are eligible for reimbursement of train fares and meals. They can apply through our website. We encourage other non-speaker participants to contact us so that we can help them with their accommodation and applications for funding.

LG2C org.: Alain Pe-Curto & Elodie Malbois & Judith Würgler

Sponsors: Profs. Richard Glauser, Laurent Cesalli, Michael Esfeld, Gianfranco Soldati, Fabrice Clément. This event is generously supported and hosted by the Conférence Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale (CUSO) and the Department of Philosophy at the University of Fribourg.

Contact: For questions regarding submissions, please send us an email at For registration and all other questions, please send us an email at

Submission guidelines:

*All papers should be of a maximum of 6 pages (single-spaced). They should correspond to presentations of 30 minutes, to be followed by 20 to 30 minutes of discussion.

*Only PDF files will be accepted.

*Submissions must be prepared for blind-review.

*Please include a separate PDF file as a cover page stating your name, a reminder of the title of your submission, your current academic institution(s) and your academic email address.

*Please send your submissions to the following address:

*Submissions from graduate students at academic institutions from the Lake Geneva area, who are NOT part of the LG2C team are invited as well. These submissions will be transferred for blind-review to researchers located outside the Lake Geneva area. Please double-check that your submission is fully prepared for blind-review and that your cover page clearly discloses your affiliation to an academic institution from the Lake Geneva area.

Contact: For submissions and questions regarding submissions, please send us an email at

For all other questions and registration (free), please send us an email at