Conference 2019

Camus Society Conference: Dublin

This year our conference will be held in Dublin, 25-26 October 2019

Registration is now full. We look forward to meeting all registered delegates on the 25th.

Below are details of this year’s conference in Dublin.

Registration: 9:00 – 9:15am

25 OCTOBER: PANEL #1: Camus and the French-Algerian Connection

09.00-09.15: Welcome and Registration
09.15-10.00: ‘Camus, Cormery, and the French-Algerian Community; Pied-Noir Identity in Le Premier Homme’
Gina Bleen
10.00-10.15: Break
10.15-11.00: ‘On est toujours libre aux dépens de quelqu’un’: Providing an Algerian context to Albert Camus’ Caligula.’
Luke Richardson
11.00-11.45: ‘Confronting the Colony through Fiction: Camus’s Algerian Texts’
Aiofe Connolly
11.45-12.15: Panel Discussion #1 (Q & A)
LUNCH: 12.15-14.15

PANEL #2: Camus and the French-Algerian Connection, contd.

14.15-15.00: ‘Mirror Men: Abd Al Malik / Albert Camus’
David Platten
15.00-15.15: Coffee-Tea Break
15.15-16.00: ‘Justice for the ‘False Brother’: Albert Camus, Post-War Justice,
and the Case of the Harkis’
Meaghan Emery
16.00-16.45: ‘Albert Camus: The Crucial Figure of Our Time: The Most Important Public Intellectual’
David Langwallner
16.45-17.30: Panel Discussion #2 (Q & A)

26 OCTOBER: PANEL #1: Camus: A Curious Miscellany

09.00-09.45: ‘Love from a Camus Existential perspective: We must Imagine Sisyphus in Love’
Kimberly Baltzer-Jaray
09.45-10.00: Break
10.00-10.45: ‘Albert Canus: With Continual Reference to Albert Camus and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’
Eric Berg
10.45-12.15: ‘Was Camus an, Atheist, Agnostic, or Both?’
Stephen Sullivan (including Panel Discussion #1)
LUNCH: 12.15-14.15

PANEL #2: Camus and Other Philosophers and Their Philosophies

14.15-15.00: ‘The Problem of “Dirty Hands” in the plays of Camus, Sartre and Weil’
Simon Lea
15.00-15.15: Coffee-Tea Break
15.15-16.00: ‘Albert Camus, Edith Stein, and the Problem of Empathy’
Peter Francev
16.00-17.00: ‘The Study of the Fundamental Principles of Object Oriented Ontology Using the Principles of Albert Camus’s Philosophy’
George Gaiko (including Panel Discussion #2)