Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association

University of Birmingham
Friday 12 July (00:00) - Sunday 14 July 2024 (00:00)

The 98th Joint Session of the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association

Aston Webb building on the University of Birmingham campus

The University of Birmingham is delighted to host the XCVIII Joint Session from 12 to 14 July 2024.

Established in 1910, the Joint Session is the UK’s leading general philosophy conference. Held annually during the summer by the Aristotelian Society and the Mind Association, it has taken place at nearly every major university in the UK and Ireland.

The largest gathering of philosophers in the country, the 2024 conference will include leading UK and international speakers from a broad range of philosophical areas. Inaugurated by the incoming President of the Mind Association, the Joint Session includes symposia, open and postgraduate sessions, and a range of satellite conferences.

Book to attend the joint session

Click on the 'Register for this event' button at the top right on this webpage.

Early bird rates are available until Saturday 1 June.

Please also note bookings for on campus accommodation are only available up to Monday 13 May

Call for abstracts/papers

The Call for Papers deadline has now passed.


Read about the Joint Session Programme. Details will be added as they become available. 

View programme


The conference will be held in Teaching and Learning Building (R32 on our campus map) at the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston campus. You can find information on how to get to the university via rail, car, bus and air on our 'Getting Here' webpage.  

Accommodation and childcare arrangements

You can book in to university accommodation at our Vale Village complex as part of your registration process. We also have our Edgbaston Park Hotel on campus. (Please note we do not have rooms reserved for the conference at the hotel, bookings are made by delegates on an individual basis.)

Please visit our Accommodation page for advice on how to research other accommodation options near to the campus or in the city.  

Childcare options can be found on our Birmingham Day Nurseries website


The Joint Session is in its 98th year. Read more about its history