Thursday, May 19, 2016



SARTRE STUDIES '16 / Interdisciplinary Critical Theory Conference on Jean Paul Sartre will be held at Nippon Meeting Halls in Istanbul. The conference is coordinated by DAKAM (Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center) and will be organized by BILSAS (Science, Art, Sport Productions).

The event will be held together along with ALTHUSSER STUDIES '16 / Interdisciplinary Critical Theory Conference on Louis Althusser and BENJAMIN STUDIES '16 / Interdisciplinary  Critical Theory Series Conference on Walter Benjamin. Participants will be able to attend any of the sessions of these conferences.

All abstracts are going to be selected according to double blind reviews and accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings E-Book with an ISBN number that will be given to you in a DVD box during conference registration.

We invite you to join us at the event in Istanbul and would like to emphasize that proposals from different parts of the world are welcomed.

For the publication opportunities, registration conditions and presentation instructions, please visit the REGISTRATION INFO page. For accommodation opportunities and city tours, please read the ACCOMMODATION & TOURS page. 

  • Sartre’s Philosophy
  • Phenomenology and Existiantalism
  • Philosophy of Consciousness and Sartrean Phenomenology
  • Sartre’s Approach to Dialectic Reason
  • Sartre, Ricœur, Barthes
  • Sartre, Hegel and German Idealism
  • Kierkegaard, Nietzsche and Husserl
  • Atheism, Theology and Mysticism
  • Sartre, Psychoanalysis and Society
  • Sartrean Ethics
  • Feminist Philosophy 
  • Question of Freedom
  • Being and Nothingness
  • Emotional Attachment
  • Humanism
  • Absurd
  • Images and Memory
  • Consciousness
  • Temporality, Subjectivity and Narrativity
  • Consciousness and the Body
  • Writing and Working
  • Sartre, Marx and Marxism
  • Critiques of Capitalism and Liberalism
  • Political Discussions around Sartre and his Political Perspectives
  • Sartre and Cold War
  • Sartre and Second World War
  • Sartre and Soviet Union
  •  Sartre and Literature
  • Sartre and his Novel
  • Modenist Literature and Poetry 
  • Sartre on Stage and Screen
  • New Approaches to Sartre Studies
  • Critical Theory and Sartre 
  • Sartre’s Work
  • Sartre and Activism
  • Biographical Notes
  • Sartre and People

SARTRE STUDIES '16 / International Critical Theory Series Conference on Jean Paul Sartre 


21st to 22nd October 2016 

Istanbul, Turkey 

Contact person: Ozgur Ozturk 

Papers will be published in DAKAM's online library and in the proceedings e-book (with an ISBN number), which will be given to you in a DVD box and will be sent to be reviewed in the "Thomson & Reuters WOS' Conference Proceedings Citation Index-CPCI 

Organized by: DAKAM 
Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 15th July 2016