Third Assembly of the International Network of Women Philosophers

©Ruedi Baur
Poster for the Celebration of World Philosophy Day 2011 at UNESCO

The Third Assembly of the International Network of Women Philosophers, held in the framework of the World Philosophy Day 2011, will provide the opportunity to launch the first issue of the online Women Philosophers’ Journal on the theme “Squaring the Circle”. A conference will also be held during the Assembly on the theme “What women philosophers think of the (new) Arab world. What women philosophers of the (new) Arab world think”.

The authors who contributed to the first issue of the Women Philosophers’ Journal will discuss how they push boundaries in the practice of philosophy. During the thematic conference, women philosophers from various parts of the world will consider recent events in the Arab world and will examine in a unique way the role that women intellectuals and philosophers have played, play and should play.


Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 17.11.2011 08:00 local time
End 17.11.2011 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Goucha, Moufida
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Philosophy and Democracy Section,, +33 (0)1 45 68 45 52
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room IV
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French
Estimated number of participants 200
Official Website International Network of Women Philosophers sponsored by UNESCO
Link 1 Philosophy Day at UNESCO
Link 2 Programme [PDF, 24 KB]
Link 3 World Philosophy Day 2011
Link 4 Concept Note [PDF, 14 KB]