Call for Papers

The Fourth Finnish-Hungarian Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy

29–30 May 2017

University of Turku, Finland

In a joint effort by philosophers in Finland and Hungary, the Seminar was founded to promote international cooperation among scholars of seventeenth and eighteenth century philosophy. The previous meeting was held in 2015 in Budapest. This will be the fourth meeting in a continuous series of seminars.

We invite prospective participants to send an abstract of about 500 words on any topic in early modern philosophy to by 28 February 2017. Completed papers should aim at a reading time of 40 minutes or less.

Please note that FHSEMP cannot provide funding for travel or accommodation. For further information, please contact Valtteri Viljanen (

Organizing and program committee: Mike Griffin (CEU), Vili Lähteenmäki (Helsinki), Judit Szalai (ELTE), and Valtteri Viljanen (Turku).


We would also like to inform you that the University of Turku will host a workshop Nature, Mind, and Action in Leibniz on 1–2 June 2017; for more information, please contact the organizer Peter Myrdal (