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Existentialism and Political Thought
Maison française d'Oxford
Oxford United Kingdom
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Conference will begin at 1pm on Thursday 5th July and end at 5pm on Friday 6th July. Submitted papers will be presented in two parallel streams of sessions.

Registration deadline: 27 June.

Full Schedule available here:
Abstracts of Parallel Session Papers available here:

Registration includes lunch on the Friday and refreshments on both days.

Accommodation is not included. For accommodation, we recommend St Hugh's College or Keble College booked through:

Registration costs are different for members and non-members. Members of the North American Sartre Society and subscribers to Sartre Studies International count as members. To join the UK Sartre Society or subscribe to the journal, see:

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Keynote Address

Simone de Beauvoir and the New Materialisms: Questioning the Posthuman Turn
- Sonia Kruks (Oberlin College)

Submitted Papers

Authenticité, Égalité, Fraternité? Existentialism, Charlie, and the Politics of Crisis
Elizabeth Benjamin (Coventry University)

Frantz Fanon, Misrecognition and Social Justice
- Louis Blond (University of Cape Town)

Sartre's guerre fantôme: A Kafkaesque Subtext in the Postwar Writings
- Jo Bogaerts (Université Libre de Bruxelles)

Why Ecofeminists Should (Also) Be Ecophenomenologists
- Robert Booth (University of Liverpool)

Human Being is Freedom: Why Sartre Couldn't Be a Neoliberal Thinker
- Marta Agata Chojnacka (Nicolaus Copernicus University)

A History without Shadows
- Duane H. Davis (University of North Carolina at Asheville)

Christian Existentialism and Political Thought: Freedom and Transcendence
- Dries Deweer (Tilburg University)

Using Sartre to Identify Pseudo-Political Action in the Age of Social Media
- Mary Edwards (Cardiff University)

Beauvoir, Sartre and the Implications of Social Ontology for Politics: Could Sartre have been a Free Market Capitalist?
- Matt Eshleman (University of North Carolina Wilmington)

Situating Women's Experiences of Pornography
- Fiona Vera Gray (Durham University)

The Existential Turn in Recent Global Political Thought
- T Storm Heter (East Stroudsburg University of PA)

Sartre on Human Arbitrariness
- Peter Hulme (Birkbeck, University of London)

Simone de Beauvoir and The Politics of Biography
- Kate Kirkpatrick (University of Hertfordshire)

Beauvoir on Womens Complicity in their own Unfreedom
- Charlotte Knowles (University of Groningen)

Learning from Fanon's Lived Philosophy
- Rafe McGregor (Leeds Trinity University)

Merleau-Ponty, Existential Phenomenology, and Transgender Body Politics
- Jingchao Ma (Villanova University)

Camus's Artistic Sensibility and the Grey Zone of Violent Resistance
- Masa Mrovlje (University of Edinburgh)

Does the City of Ends Correspond to a Classless Society? A New Idea of Democracy in Sartre's Hope Now
- Maria Russo (San Raffaele University)

Rethinking Authenticity: Sartre and Taylor in Dialogue
- Kyle Shuttleworth (Queens University Belfast)

The Imaginary Gaze: A Re-Reading of Sartre's Challenge to White Supremacy
- Betty Jean Stoneman (Emory University)

Beauvoir and Fanon on the Vicissitudes of Recognition: Politicizing Hegel in Post-war France
- Mariana Teixeira (Brazilian Centre for Analysis and Planning)

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Maison française d'Oxford (View)
2-10 Norham Rd
Oxford OX2 6SE
United Kingdom



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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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