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Birkbeck AS Philosophy Conference & Essay Competition

2017: Is morality relative?

The Philosophy Department of Birkbeck College is proud to announce the next round of its annual AS-level Philosophy conference and Prize Essay Competition: Is morality relative?

Both elements are open to all UK AS-level students and are entirely free of charge.

Students are welcome to attend the Conference without entering the Essay Competition (and vice versa).

The one-day Conference will be held in Central London (Holborn or Russell Square tubes) on 28th June 2017, and the Essay Competition runs until 1st September 2017.

For more information, please click on the links below:



  • Call for papers: Freedom and Autonomy Conference

    This conference, held at Birkbeck (15-16 June), aims to bring together a wide range of researchers working on autonomy and freedom as topics in moral, social and political philosophy

  • BBK study days

    After the success of the last study day in November we are delighted to announce our next event on Saturday 25 February 2017.

  • Congratulations to Jennifer Hornsby!

    We are delighted to announce the election of Professor Jennifer Hornsby to a Visiting Fellowship at All Souls College Oxford for 2017-2018.