Call for Papers

The Tenth Annual Meeting of
THE COMPARATIVE AND CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY CIRCLE (CCPC)

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(Photograph by Nathan L. Wirth)

May 14-17, 2015
Reykjavík, Iceland
Co-sponsored by the Institute of Philosophy (Heimspekistofnun),  University of Iceland

We are an open, congenial, and discussion-driven philosophy Circle that meets internationally every spring. We invite papers and presentations on any aspect of comparative philosophy, continental philosophy, and/or bridges between them. Presentations will be considered for publication in our journal Comparative and Continental Philosophy (Maney Publishing). Please be aware that we have a new book series with Northwestern University Press.

Send electronic abstracts, papers, or inquiries by January 31, 2015 to:

Michael Schwartz (Georgia Regents University):
mschwartz@knology.net +
mschwart@gru.edu

http://www.comcontphilosophy.org/

LODGING INFORMATION

To meet a variety of budgets, we have three lodging options arranged:

Hotel Natura:
A block of 25 rooms will be available at ISK 22900 (approx. $176, excluding breakfast at ISK 2400 (approx. $20) per person. The stay can be extended for this price, but only until May 19, 2015 and applies only to their ART Rooms.

ART Rooms include free entrance to the spa area in hotel. The hotel’s web site is: http://www.icelandairhotels.com/en/hotels/natura/soley-natura-spa.

A quick link for our special rate is:

http://tinyurl.com/khpuvay

You may also contact the hotel directly: reykjavik@icelhotels.is and specify Natura with booking reference no. RG035997.

There may be other room options available if you book directly with the hotel.

Hotel Kletturr:
http://www.hotelklettur.is/en/about-hotel-klettur

They will have 10 rooms available for the following prices:
Double with breakfast: ISK 15800 (approx. $127)
Single with breakfast: ISK 13500 (approx. $109)

When booking this hotel please reserve by email at booking@hotelklettur.is. In the email simply state that the reservation is for the CCPC group.

This is a standard, basic hotel, and should be quite comfortable. It’s about 3 kilometers away from the university, but only 300 meters from a major bus center with many buses going to the university (takes less than 10 minutes). The bus center is located at the beginning of the main shopping/bar strip.

Loft Hostel:
ISK 4150 (approx. $34 per person, excluding breakfast (breakfast buffet: ISK 1550 (approx. $13).

Other Options:
There are also other hotel options. Typically, these options are farther away from the university, but still central. Walking might take 20-30 minutes, a taxi ride of a few minutes, and there are also buses.

Hotel Cabin: http://hotelcabin.is/en/
Icelandair Hotels (there are two in Reykjavik): http://www.icelandairhotels.com/
Hotel Hilton Nordica (of course more expensive): http://www.hiltonreykjavik.com/en
Hótel Holt (actually in center but somewhat expensive): http://www.holt.is/english
Hótel Klettur (affordable, simple, but fine): http://www.hotelklettur.is/en
Hótel Björk (affordable, simple, but fine): http://www.keahotels.is/
Radisson Blu (closest of all hotels to the university):  http://www.radissonblu.com/sagahotel-reykjavik

There are a number of apartments and guest houses to rent as well. This web site may be useful:http://www.dohop.com/hotels/.

It is highly recommended to book promptly because this is the beginning of Iceland’s tourist season.

We are most grateful to Björn Thorsteinsson and Geir Sigurðsson, our local arrangements coordinators and hosts, for all their hard work.