The 35th annual meeting of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity was held September 18-21 at the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy. Special thanks to Professor Raffaele Zanoli and Professors Gianni Cicia, Teresa Del giudice an Dr. Carla Cavallo for agreeing to host the conference.

The Conference was held in one of the historic Congress Centres of the University of Naples in the centre of Naples: the Complesso dei SS Marcellino e Festo, located in Largo San Marcellino 10, a former convent dating back to the XVII century.

Pre-conference workshops were held on Wednesday, September 18 as well as the Welcoming Reception.  Panels were held all day on Thursday and Friday, September 19 and 20.  On September 19, in the evening, there was a complementary guided tour to the Naples Cathedral and to the San Gennaro’s Blood miracle. The blood liquifies every year on September 19, the day of San Gennaro’s beheading.

In addition, the ISSSS Business Meeting and Awards Banquet were held during the conference.

On Saturday, September 21an optional day tour of the Isle of Capri was planned.

ISSSS Vice-President Helen Mason served as Program Chair for the Conference.

Key dates:

  • Closing date for abstract submissions: 5th May 2019
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: no later than 14th June 2019
  • Brenner Early Career Research Award deadline: 9th August 2019 

Abstract Submission (CLOSED)

You can submit an abstract for consideration as an oral presentation (full paper) or a poster. Oral presentations do not require a full paper but the programme committee would encourage this and will facilitate the distribution of papers before the conference.  Participants who are eligible and wish to apply for the Brenner Award should check the guidance online and will be required to submit a full paper by the 9th August 2019.

Abstracts should be no more than 250 words and (where possible) include the following sections: Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion/ Conclusion. During the abstract submission process you will be asked to indicate three key words and select the topics relevant to you abstract. This is to facilitate the peer review process.

Abstracts can be submitted via the EasyChair system. If you have not used the EasyChair system before instructions can be found here.