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Research seminars and reading groups

Research seminars and reading groups

academic servicesThe Department of Philosophy at King's College London is a lively research environment, with many active research seminars and student-run reading groups happening every week during term time (and often during the holidays too!)  Our seminars and reading groups are primarily aimed at postgraduates and above, but are generally open to all. For further information about any of these groups, please email the convenor.



Research seminars


KCL Philosophy Blog

The KCL Philosophy blog is an online platform for current research, debates and events taking place within the Department. 

Reading groups

In general, reading groups are open to all postgraduate students and staff, although many groups are also open to and welcome undergraduates. 

Before attending your first meeting, it is a good idea to email the convenor. 

Minorities and Philosophy

Time: Fortnightly on Wednesdays from 25th September, 1pm - 2pm

Venue: Room 306, Philosophy Building, Strand Campus

Convener: Willa Saadat

More information:

(Mostly) Metaphysics Reading Group

Time: Wednesdays at 1pm

Venue: Room 508, Philosophy Building, Strand Campus

Convenor: Roope-Kristian Ryymin 

Phenomenology in Analytic Philosophy
Time: Weekly on Wednesdays from 9th October, 3-4pm

 Room 508, Philosophy Building, Strand Campus

Gregor Boes
London Mind Group
The London Mind Group is an intercollegiate University of London group featuring read-ahead meetings where postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers can share their work. Once each academic term they also host an invited guest for a more traditional, non-read-ahead meeting.
More information can be found here.

Departmental events calendar

The Departmental events calendar lists reading groups, visiting speaker talks and seminar series, along with other departmental events organised by graduate students and staff. It also includes all bookings for room 508 in the philosophy building. If you would like to add an event to the calendar, or to book 508 for a research event, please email    

Outside the Department

Beyond the Department, the Institute of Philosophy at Stewart House synchronises a host of research seminars, aimed primarily at research students and staff, details of which can be found on their website.

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