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The 2022 Telos Conference in New York City: Civilizational States and Liberal Empire—Bound to Collide?
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The 2022 Telos-Paul Piccone Institute Conference
April 1–3, 2022
John D. Calandra Italian American Institute
New York, NY

Note: As per CUNY rules, COVID-19 protocols must be followed by all physically in attendance. Everyone attending the event will have their temperature taken and must show proof of vaccination (e.g., NYS Excelsior Pass, Vaccination Card) and photo ID upon entering the conference. Everyone must wear a mask. There will be no exceptions.

Civilizational States and Liberal Empire—Bound to Collide?

Conference Registration

The early registration rates for the 2022 Telos Conference are $295 for members, $355 for non-members, and $145 for student members. People who would like to attend the conference but who are not delivering papers may register at the $100 non-participant rate. Registration includes access to all sessions as well as the Saturday lunch. To become a member of the Telos-Paul Piccone Institute, please visit our membership page.

Note that the deadline for early registration is January 31, 2022, after which time the rates will increase.

Registration Rates

Early registration (through January 31, 2022):

  • $295 (members)
  • $355 (non-members)
  • $145 (student members)
  • $100 (non-participants)
Regular registration (starting February 1, 2022):
  • $370 (members)
  • $430 (non-members)
  • $220 (student members)
  • $100 (non-participants)

To register for the conference, please select your registration option below and then click the "Pay Now" button. You will be redirected to the PayPal website, where you can enter your name, address, and payment information.

Registration Options

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Complete details about the 2022 Telos Conference are available on the main conference page.

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