Postgraduates

The Australasian Postgraduate Committee takes responsibility for scheduling the annual Australasian Postgraduate Philosophy Conference (APPC) and maintaining networks amongst postgraduate philosophers.

Australasian Postgraduate Philosophy Conferences

2022 Australasian Postgraduate Philosophy Conference (APPC)

The Australasian Postgraduate Philosophy Conference (APPC) is an annual conference that provides a great opportunity for postgraduate philosophy students to present their work, debate their ideas, receive feedback from peers, and find collaborators across institutions. This year, the conference will run on the 26th and 27th of November. The 2022 APPC will be conducted online via Zoom.

We encourage and welcome submissions from both Australasian and international postgraduate philosophy students and early career academics who have received their doctorate within the last two years. Abstract submissions have now closed.

Any interested persons are welcome to attend. All attendees, including those who have submitted an abstract to the conference, should register using this form:  https://forms.gle/5J6tieXA6Lv7oPEH7

If you have any questions, please contact the Postgraduate Committee at postgraduates@aap.org.au.

APPC 2021 University of Wollongong 20-21 November

APPC 2020 University of Adelaide 19-20 September

APPC 2019 Victoria University of Wellington 6-8 December

APPC 2018 Monash University November 2018

APPC 2017 University of Queensland November 2017

APPC 2016 Australian National University September 2016

APPC 2015 University of Adelaide September 2015

APPC 2014 University of Sydney April 2014

APPC 2013 University of Melbourne October 2013

APPC 2012 University of Auckland September 2012


APPC 2011 Monash University April 2011

APPC 2010 "The Trans-disciplinary Nature of Philosophy" University of Canterbury April 2010

AAPC 2009 Hosted by Macquarie University and Australian National University April 2009

AAPC 2008 University of Sydney March 2008

Career & Publishing Advice

Will your Philosophy Degree get you a job? Studying Philosophy as part of a Non-Academic Career 

This page is put together by Mark Colyvan, Professor of Philosophy, University of Sydney, through his role organising career workshops in Australia and New Zealand. The page is composed with the Australian experience in mind, but much of the advice is applicable for New Zealand and Singapore.

Note, this is not an AAP authored document and the AAP does not necessarily endorse all of the advice contained therein.

Publishing your Philosophy 

Postgraduate Student Guide 2020 

Philosophers who work outside academia. Also see the AAP's Impact of Philosophy project.

Prepared by the AAP, this document outlines the generic skills philosophy graduates obtain as part of studying a philosophy degree.

The Early Career Job Market: Information and Advice for Australian Philosophers

This page is put together by Neil McKinnon, Postdoctoral Fellow, Monash University. Note, this is not an AAP authored document and the AAP does not necessarily endorse all of the advice contained therein.


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