New Directions in Philosophy of Law 2019

16 – 18 July 2019

Hosted by the Surrey Centre for Law and Philosophy

Organisers: Ambrose Lee (Surrey) and James Edwards (Oxford)

University of Surrey
Guildford, United Kingdom


New Directions in Philosophy of Law brings together early career researchers and academics working in legal philosophy to discuss each other’s work-in-progress. The conference, which is the third of its kind, is part of a wider attempt to create a global network of younger scholars in philosophy of law and to foster collaborations between them on new projects.

This year’s conference will involve the following participants:

  • Hasan Dindjer (Oxford)
  • Sabine Tsuruda (Queen’s)
  • Zoe Johnson King (NYU)
  • Adam Hosein (Northeastern)
  • Beth Valentine (North Dokota)
  • Ezequiel Monti (KCL)
  • Ori Herstein (Hebrew U of Jerusalem)
  • Adam Slavny (Warwick)
  • Adam Perry (Oxford)
  • Maggie O'Brien (Edinburgh)
  • Euan MacDonald (Edinburgh)
  • Aness Webster (Nottingham)
  • Federico Picinali (LSE)
  • Kate Greasley (Oxford)
  • Alex Sarch (Surrey)
  • Hrafn Asgeirsson (Surrey)

Practical information

New Directions in Philosophy of Law 2019 will be held on July 16-18 at the Law School on the University's main campus in Guildford, UK, which is roughly 30 km southwest of central London. (The Law School is located on the 5th floor of the Frank Whittle Building.)

The campus is a short walk or taxi ride from the Guildford train station, which itself is just a 30 minute ride via the express train from Waterloo station in central London. Guildford has reasonably good train or bus connections to both Heathrow and Gatwick Airports. More information on getting to campus can be found here:

This is a by-invitation conference. All papers are pre-read and will be circulated among confirmed participants around two weeks in advance of the workshop. If you have any inquiries about this conference, please contact Ambrose Lee ( or James Edwards (