Lake Geneva Graduate Conference 2017

Friday, October 13th, 2017 – Department of Philosophy, University of Fribourg
09:00 - 20:00

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 6th. For submission guidelines, please click here.


Registration: 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 (please read the submission guidelines on our website first). For registration and all other questions, please send us an email at