The Collegium Phaenomenologicum will convene for its thirty-fourth annual session in the Umbrian town of Città di Castello. The Collegium is intended for faculty members and advanced graduate and postdoctoral students in philosophy and related disciplines. The core of the program consists in a series of lecture courses, individual lectures, and intensive text-based seminars. A Participants Conference will be held July 11-12.

Courses and Instructors

The theme for 2009 will be The Subject of Politics. Courses by:

The Contemporary Subject of Politics: Homo Economicus
Miguel de Beistegui, University of Warwick

The Subject of Politics in Rousseau, Althusser and Badiou
Simon Critchley, New School for Social Research / Tilburg University

Deleuze and the Subject of Politics
Daniel Smith, Purdue University

Housing and Costs

Participants will be comfortably housed at Hotel Le Mura (***) in the historic center of Città di Castello. The cost for room and board (full pension) will be approximately 36 Euros (double occupancy) and 47 Euros (single room) per day. The program fee for the three-week session will be 275 Euros. The deadline for applications will be in February 2009.