Memorial University Summer School in Philosophy (MESSP)

Each year in the Spring/Summer since 2014, the Philosophy Department organizes a meeting of MESSP -- the Memorial European Summer School in Philosophy.

The inaugural MESSP meeting was held at the University of Augsburg (Germany), 2014, and has since been held in Germany, Poland, and Belgium.

The goal of MESSP is to bring together young researchers in European Philosophy at Memorial, along with interested Faculty members, and European students and Faculty for joint-seminars and conferences. Approximately ten graduate students and four faculty members travel to MESSP each year. MESSP ensures that productive ties between Memorial University and European Universities are created and mainted, helping to solidify our reputation as a leading institution for the study of continental philosophy in North America.

Special thanks to the Memorial International Office, Prof. Uwe Voigt (Augsburg), Prof. Markus Enders (Freiburg) and Prof. Andrezej Wiercinski for helping to fund and facilitate these rich and productive events so far!

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