CLLM conference poster, with title, date, participantsThe Contemporary Language, Logic, and Metaphysics: African & Western Approaches Conference (#CLLM) took place on 14–16 August, 2017, at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Keynote:  Distinguished Prof Saul Kripke
(CUNY Graduate Center)
‘Naming and Necessity Revisited’

National Institute for the Humanities and Social SciencesThis conference was made possible by the sponsorship of the National Institute of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Additional support provided by the Wits Faculty of Humanities.

This conference explored contemporary developments in the philosophy of language, logic, and metaphysics in African and Western philosophical traditions, as well as scholarship exploring the interconnections among these areas of philosophy and these two currently disparate traditions.

Robert Sobukwe Block, Wits University

Robert Sobukwe Block, Wits University

The conference was held in  Solomon Mahlangu House and Robert Sobukwe Block (formerly Senate House and Central Block, respectively) on Wits’ Braamfontein Campus East (East Campus).

A Joburg city centre street, lined with parked cars on both sides, with the building in the background.

@myjozistreet  photographer @jayjay_gregory

We aim to run an inclusive conference and will do our best to ensure that it is fully accessible for philosophers with disabilities. Information on how to make inclusive presentations is available here.

If you would like any further information, please contact:

Dr Monique Whitaker
School of Religion, Philosophy, & Classics: Philosophy,
University of KwaZulu-Natal
whitakerm [at] University logo