New Routes to Diversity in Philosophy: Contributions from the Pacific and Australasia

A Michigan State University and Massey University joint Symposium

18-19 August 2017
Auckland, New Zealand

Atrium Building, Massey University East Precinct, Dairy Flat Highway (SH17), Albany, Auckland 0632, New Zealand

This symposium will feature invited speakers and panelists on a range of questions and areas of philosophy, including:

  • Indigenous knowledges
  • Engaged Epistemologies
  • Comparative Philosophy
  • Metaphilosophy

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Charles Royal (Te Papa)
  • Kristie Dotson (Michigan State University)
  • Kyle Whyte (Michigan State University)
  • Amy Olberding (University of Oklahoma)
  • Linda Smith (Waikato University)

The symposium aims to:

  • Build a community of diverse philosophers within the region – both by 1) acknowledging (the existence of, and further need for) philosophical diversity, and by 2) creating space for dissemination of and engagement with diverse voices and perspectives.
  • Begin to construct a platform upon which rich and diverse perspectives might one day co-exist and converse as equal partners within the region.
  • Begin to discuss how future regional diversity in philosophy events can be supported.

Please note that registration for the symposium is free, but places are limited so will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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For more information contact: Krushil Watene,