SIFA Early Career Development Workshop (SEeD)

The Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy (SIFA) is delighted to announce its first Early Career Development Workshop. This workshop aims at providing training for (perspective) PhD students and early-career researchers.

The workshop will be held in Bologna the 13th and 14th of June 2024 and will be hosted by the Department of the Arts, University of Bologna.

The workshop is designed to offer comprehensive guidance on various aspects of career advancement during the initial and early stages of an academic career. The primary aspects of career development to be addressed during the workshop include:

Each session will be led by a panel of distinguished international scholars, renowned for their extensive expertise and experience in the relevant aspects of the sessions.

Invited speakers and panelists include:

We look forward to welcoming up to 50 motivated students and early career researchers. We particularly welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups, aiming to foster diversity and inclusion in our event. Should we receive over 50 submissions, we will select the 50 we assess most fitting for the event, while ensuring a balanced representation across gender, academic affiliation, and career stages.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your CV along with a short motivation letter (max. 500 words) that outlines your fit and interest using this form: While we encourage applications from all qualified candidates, priority will be given to mid-career master’s students, current PhD students and early-career postdoctoral researchers.

Application deadline: April 1st
Successful applicants will be informed by April 20th
The registration deadline is May 3rd

To attend the event, registration with SIFA is required. The annual membership fee for students and non-faculty researchers is €25. Additionally, the conference registration fee is set at €10 for students, €20 for PhD students, and €30 for post-doctoral researchers. All information will be provided after the acceptance. 

Organizing committee: Marta Benenti, Filippo Ferrari, Mara Floris, Luca Zanetti

Steering committee (SIFA): Cristina Amoretti, Marta Benenti, Sofia Bonicalzi, Damiano Canale, Massimo Dell’Utri, Filippo Ferrari, Mara Floris, Pietro Maffettone, Marco Mazzone, Cristina Meini, Alberto Voltolini, Luca Zanetti