Phenomenology of Social Life

17th annual Conference of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology
University of Copenhagen, 25-27 April, 2019

Keynote speakers

Karin Dahlberg (Linnaeus University)
Julia Jansen (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Alva Noë (UC Berkeley)

Preliminary programme v.9 (view pdf)


Call for papers - closed

The call for papers is now closed. Accepted applicants have been notified. 

You can find the relevant information here: Call for papers

About the Society

The Nordic Society for Phenomenology / Nordisk Selskab for Fænomenologi (NoSP) was founded in May 2001 in Copenhagen. Its primary aim is to further dialogue and cooperation between scholars in the Nordic countries, and to promote scholarship, teaching, research, and publication in the area of phenomenology and continental philosophy generally.
Membership of the Society is free and open to all persons interested in furthering its purposes and in participating in its activities, independently of geographic location and scholarly interests.

The executive committee of the society are:

  • Søren Overgaard, President (Denmark)
  • Guðbjörg R. Jóhannesdóttir (Iceland)
  • Timo Miettinen (Finland)
  • Ingvild Torsen (Norway) 
  • Charlotta Weigelt (Sweden)

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Registration - closed

Registration is open from 4 January 2019 to 4 April 2019.
Conference fee DKK 600 to be paid when registering for the conference. The payment is handled by the webshop of University of Copenhagen.
The fee covers coffee/tea during breaks, one conference dinner and a reception. 

Payment and registration via this link:  REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

You will receive a confirmation of registration upon payment.

Where to stay

Conference attendants are recommended to book accommodation well in advance of the conference.

Application for the special rate and terms offer at the WAKEUP BERNSTORFFSGADE has now closed. We still recommend staying at the hotel for its convenient proximity to the conference venue (around 25 min on foot).

Link to Wakeup Bernstorffsgade

Other options for accommodation

We recommend using Tripadvisor for searching after hotels, and for a cheaper option Tripadvisor can also be used for searching after hostels.

Other hotels with a convenient location in relation to the University:

Axel Guldsmeden, is Green Globe and Gold-Ø-certified (the official Danish label for 90-100% organic produce) and near Copenhagen Central Station and Tivoli, with bike rental.

Ibsens Hotel and Hotel Kong Arthur, both hotels are cozy and informal. Situated only a 7 minute walk from traffic nerve center Nørreport station. From Nørreport, you can take the metro directly to Copenhagen Airport Kastrup (CPH) 24/7.

Danhostel Copenhagen City is a large hostel situated next to Langebro bridge, close to the central station of Copenhagen as well as the university campus.

For more useful information about accommodation in Copenhagen go to:


The conference will take place at University of Copenhagen, South Campus in building 22, ground floor, aud. 11 (22.0.11)
Address: University of Copenhagen, South Campus, Njalsgade 134 (entrance from Emil Holms Kanal 2) Aud. 22.0.11, Copenhagen.

South Campus is within a 2,5 km radius from city center, main train station, city hall and other central parts of Copenhagen.

How to get to South Campus:

By bus: 
Bus number 12 (from Vesterport Station and the town hall square) and number 33 (from the town hall square).

By metro: Take the metro to Islands Brygge Station. From the station you have a 5-minute walk to the campus area.

Take the metro from the airport to Copenhagen

Metro map

Link to Rejseplanen: Here you can simply write where from and where to you want to go and the site will provide you with all travel details (distance, price, travel possibilities).

It is in general very easy to walk (and bike) in Copenhagen.