Call for papers

The extended abstracts of conference papers accepted on the basis of a double-blind peer-review process will be published in the conference proceedings by the University of West Bohemia. Deadline for submission of abstracts: November 30, 2014.

A selection of peer-reviewed conference papers will be published as a volume in the Springer series Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook. Deadline for submission of papers: May 31, 2015 .

Guidelines for the submission of extended abstracts:
Extended abstracts of no more than 1500 words including references must be written in English and be prepared for blind reviewing, with all self-reference and personal data suppressed. Extended abstracts should contain not only the issue discussed or the position defended but also indicate the outline of the argument. The time slots for presentations are 45 minutes, including at least 10 minutes for discussion.

Submission is made through the EasyChair website:

In order to access the submission page, the creation of an EasyChair account will be required.

We ask authors to upload their extended abstract as a “Paper” in pdf format. As EasyChair also requests an “Abstract”, please simply repeat the title of your submission in the respective field.

Referencing                                                                                                                  Please do not refer to cited works in footnotes but directly in the text by author name, year of publication and page reference if necessary (Harvard system),  e.g. ” … (Smith 1985, 40) … “.

At the end of the text insert a bibliography of all works refered to in your extended abstract. For the referencing style please see Springer Humanities Style.

Format and Lay-out                                                                                                 Authors are asked to use footnotes, not endnotes.

International Conference, Pilsen, February 26-28, 2015