This looks like a really interesting conference – registration deadline is Monday.
The Injustice League and the Public Discourse Project at the University of Connecticut are excited to announce the Political Violence Workshop (Dec 4-6), which will discuss institutionalized and racialized violence in the U.S., with an emphasis on Black Lives Matter.
We have a wonderful lineup of speakers and topics, and we warmly invite you to attend and take part in the conversation!
Registration is free, and only takes about 30 seconds to complete: http://injustice.philosophy.uconn.edu/registration/ . The deadline to register is Monday, November 30th.
For an explanation of our Gendered Conference Campaign, see here.
Death and the Afterlife
22 January 2016
This symposium is an interdisciplinary exchange focused on the recent book Death and the Afterlife, by Professor Samuel Scheffler (New York University). It will bring together perspectives from social anthropology, philosophy, and political theory…It is open to scholars from all fields, and papers will be presented with a broad audience in mind.
Professor Samuel Scheffler (Department of Philosophy, New York University)
Professor Hallvard Lillehammer (Department of Philosophy, Birkbeck College, University of London)
Professor Joel Robins (Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge)
Dr James Laidlaw (Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge
Dr Jonathan Mair (School of Arts, Languages, and Cultures, University of Manchester)
Dr Paul Sagar (Deparment of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge)
A new paper, likely to be of interest to our readers, in the excellent new journal Feminist Philosophy Quarterly.
Mahlet Zimeta (one of the tiny handful of black philosophers in the UK) is playing a key role in a Women’s Hour series on appearance. She brings in figures ranging from Hegel to Andrea Dworkin!
Do check it out!
Launch programme: Mirror, Mirror – All About Appearance
Yesterday’s programme: Appearance and Invisibility