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Call for Applicants: Hume Studies Book Review Editorship

After serving a 5-year term as Book Review Editor of Hume Studies, David Landy has decided to step down. The Hume Society and the past and current editors of Hume Studies are very grateful to David for his excellent work in procuring the journal’s reviews for five years.

The Hume Society Executive Committee, in consultation with the editors of Hume Studies, are looking for a replacement to begin a 5-year term on April 1, 2022. The new book review editor will start working with David in early 2022. The book review editor is tasked with the job of keeping informed of new and forthcoming books related to Hume and his context, recruiting appropriate reviewers, arranging with publishers for reviewers to have access to the books they are reviewing, and reading and editing submitted reviews before passing them to the editors.

Minimal qualifications: Ph.D. in a field related to Hume scholarship. We encourage applications from underrepresented groups, but happily accept applications from all who are interested. If you have questions about the position, please contact the editors, Elizabeth Radcliffe ( and Mark Spencer ( or book review editor David Landy (

To apply, send a brief note of interest and a cv to Hume Society Executive Vice President-Treasurer, Emily Kelahan (

48th International Hume Society Conference

Prague, Czechia


July 4 - July 8, 2022