UKKS Annual Online Lecture: “Independence and Kant’s Positive Conception of Freedom” by Pauline Kleingeld

We’re delighted to announce that on September 21st 2021, 3pm-5pm (UK time) we’ll be hosting an online lecture by Professor Pauline Kleingeld (University of Groningen) on the topic of “Independence and Kant’s Positive Conception of Freedom”.

CFA: UK Kant Society ECR workshop on Independence and Kant’s Positive Conception of Freedom

In conjunction with the UKKS Lecture, we are inviting graduate students and early career researchers working on similar topics to submit abstracts for a virtual workshop on September 22nd 2021. This will be an opportunity to present your work in a supportive environment and will be facilitated by the UK Kant society executive committee members and Professor Kleingeld.

We consider Early Career Researchers to include those awarded their PhD no earlier than June 2018. We recognise that individual circumstances might have contributed to prolonged career breaks, and welcome anyone who considers themselves an ECR despite having received their PhD before June 2018 to get in contact.

Submissions should take the form of a 300-500 word abstract, prepared for blind review, suitable for a 20 min presentation. To submit an abstract, please complete this google form ( by Friday July 16th 2021. You will receive an email confirmation when you have submitted the form. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Andy Jones or Joe Saunders. We aim to announce our decisions and the workshop line up by Monday August 2nd 2021.


Register for the lecture (, and the ECR workshop: .