Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics


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PGR Writing Sessions | MayWrite, May 2024

Please email CAPPE’s PGR Representative, Natasha Kennedy, at for any questions.

Sonic Rebellions II | May & June 2024

Sonic Rebellions II Sonic Rebellions is a network of artists, academics, and activists exploring the relationship between sound and social justice. Established in 2022, the first edited collection is soon to be published under Routledge, featuring chapters on soundwalks and… Continue Reading →

CAPPE Bid-Writing Sessions

CAPPE is hosting two bid writing workshops across March and May. These are dedicated sessions to work on bids with tailored advice from the bid-support team. March Session- half a day session on writing bids, and funding opportunities  Location: Grand Parade… Continue Reading →

Temporalities of Refusal Symposium | Newcastle University X CAPPE | 29th- 30th May 2024

Temporalities of Refusal Symposium 29th- 30th May, Frederick Douglass Centre, Newcastle Helix Square. Please see here for all the information for this symposium, including programme of events. Temporalities of Refusal is a two-day symposium inviting scholars from across the humanities to… Continue Reading →

CAPPE Undergraduate Dissertation Prize

CAPPE is delighted to announce and introduce its new annual Undergraduate Dissertation Prize of £200, awarded to an outstanding dissertation, final project or performance, from any discipline across the University of Brighton, which speaks to our priority themes for the… Continue Reading →

Call for papers: Radical Disability Politics: A Global Dialogue

CAPPE 18th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference 8th, 9th, 10th September Online   Over the past decade, the cumulative brutalities of various crises, austerity measures and organised abandonment through the Covid-19 pandemic, have pushed disabled people and activists in many parts of the world to re-assess… Continue Reading →

Call for Papers – In the Shadow of ‘Eugenic Thinking’: Legacies of Eugenics in the UK

  Call for Papers – In the Shadow of ‘Eugenic Thinking’: Legacies of Eugenics in the UK   A Joint CAPPE and CMNH one-day Symposium   3rd May, 9.30am-5.30pm, Room tbc   Online and in-person   This symposium will bring together… Continue Reading →

Call for Papers: On Relationalities: Politics, Narrative, Sociality

 The theme of relationality is now centre stage in contemporary political and social thought. From relational ontology to post-foundational ethics and black feminisms, relationality has far-reaching implications for debates in politics, ethics, and aesthetics. For this symposium we invite engagements… Continue Reading →

Join as a visiting scholar

We are happy to work with prospective colleagues seeking institutional or other funding; and may be able to offer limited financial support in certain cases, especially where access to other funding is limited. Anyone who is interested in working with… Continue Reading →

Call for Papers: Unlivable time: Understanding and Resisting Neoliberal Temporalities

Call for Papers  Our contemporary world is paradoxical insofar as, citing Hartmut Rosa, “the more time we save, the less we have”. No matter how fast we rush from one activity to the next, regardless of the refined logistics and the myriad… Continue Reading →


Members of CAPPE University of Brighton staff and postgraduate research students (doctoral and masters) with research interests relevant to CAEPPE’s aims, research themes and practices, and who would benefit from and contribute to our work, are welcome to join. Membership… Continue Reading →

PhD Study

CAPPE welcomes applications for PhD study around its three research strands: applied philosophy and ethics; critical theory and radical politics; and social movements and global politics. We  welcome students from professional backgrounds, for example in the arts, in the public… Continue Reading →

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