Aesthetics, ethics and relational being

Annual Conference of the Nordic Society for Aesthetics

Hosted by the University of Iceland and the Iceland University of the Arts, June 13-15, 2024

Venue: University of Iceland, Reykjavík


Invited keynotes:

Arnold Berleant
Emily Brady
Yuriko Saito
Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir &
Mark Wilson

The organizing committee: Guðbjörg R. Jóhannesdóttir, Jóhannes Dagsson, Sigríður Þorgeirsdóttir and Sólrún Una Þorláksdóttir

For the updated programme, abstracts, and other relevant information, see the conference web page:

Previously held conferences

2023 “Aesthetics and the Body” 1.-2.6., Paris, France

2022 “Resistance, Art and Aesthetics” 8.-10.6., Södertörn University, Sweden

2021 “The Aesthetics of Attention” 20.-21.5., Aarhus, Denmark

2020 “The Aesthetics of Attention” 28.–30.5., Aarhus, Denmark cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic

2019 “The Place of Beauty in the Contemporary World” 27.–29.5., Espoo, Finland

2018 “Conflicts – Antagonisms, Agonies, Affects” 31.5.–2.6., Paris, France

2017 “Aesthetic Experience: Affect and Perception” 8.–10.6., Bergen, Norway

2016 “Philosophy, Imagination, and the Arts” 26.–28.5., Uppsala, Sweden

2015 “Aesthetics, Contemporaneity, Art” 28.–30.5., Aarhus, Denmark

2014 “Art, the Aesthetic, and Aesthetic Experience” 5.–7.6., Helsinki, Finland

2013 “Gesture” 30.5.–1.6., Oslo, Norway

2012 “Interpretation and Evaluation of Art” 31.5–2.6., Uppsala, Sweden

2011 “Aesthetics and Politics” 26.–28.5., Copenhagen, Denmark

2010 “Environment, Aesthetics, and the Arts” 3.–6.6., Lahti, Finland

2009 “The Future of Aesthetics” 11.–14.6., Trondheim, Norway

2008 “Aesthetics and the Aesthetics” 29.5.–1.6., Uppsala, Sweden

2007 “The Limits of Aesthetics” 31.5–3.6., Aarhus, Denmark