Workshop Series

The John Locke Society (JLS) grew organically out of a series of Locke Workshops, with the first being hosted by Ruth Boeker (University College Dublin) at St. Andrews in 2012. Below you will find information about upcoming and past Locke Workshops. Regular workshops on different aspects of Locke’s thought have been important to the Society since its founding.

The 2019 John Locke Conference

University of Helsinki, Finland

July 29-31, 2019 


Keynote Speakers

Hannah Dawson (King’s College London)

Philippe Hamou (Université Paris Nanterre)

The aim of the second official conference of the John Locke Society (JLS) is to foster interactions among Locke scholars from different disciplines and encourage the development of new scholarship on Locke’s works. Abstracts (of no more than 750 words) on any topic pertaining to Locke are due by DECEMBER 31, 2018 and can be sent to Final papers should be no longer than 5000 words. The full program will be made available in February 2019. Further information regarding the conference, accommodation options, and other practical matters will be available at that time.

Organizing committee:

Vili Lähteenmäki (University of Helsinki)

Douglas Casson (St. Olaf College)

Antonia Lolordo (University of Virginia)

Shelley Weinberg (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

2018 John Locke Workshop

2017 John Locke Workshop

2016 John Locke Workshop

2015 John Locke Workshop

2014 John Locke Workshop

2012 (Oct) John Locke Workshop

2012 (June) John Locke Workshop

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