Society for Women in Philosophy Ireland Workshop: Gender, Public Policy, and Philosophies of Emotion

17th June, Moot Court, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin

9.30-10.00 Registration and Welcome

10.00-11.30 Gender, Public Policy, Emotion: Philosophical Perspectives I
When is Shame Good? Thinking about the Dynamics of Punishment through Shameful Exposure (Luna Dolezal, Durham University/Trinity College Dublin)
Teaching “Patriotic Love” in Schools (Eileen Brennan, Dublin City University)
The Ethics and Politics of Regret (Paddy McQueen, University College Dublin)

11.30-12.00 Tea/coffee

12.00-1.30 Gender, Public Policy, Emotion: Philosophical Perspectives II
Institutionalisation and the Gendered Politics of Emotion (Clara Fischer, University College Dublin)
Reconsidering 1916: Relational Affect in In the Shadow of the State by Sarah Browne and Jesse Jones (Tina Kinsella, TCD)
Affectivity, Gender and Racialization: Fear and Loathing in Europe (Danielle Petherbridge, University College Dublin)

1.30-2.30 Lunch

2.30-4.00 Policy-making and the Gendered Politics of Emotion: Political Representative and Civil Society Perspectives
Ivana Bacik (Senator and Reid Prof. of Law, TCD)
Máiread Collins (Syrian Programme Officer, Christian Aid, London)
Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop (NUI Seanad Election Candidate and Outgoing CEO, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre)

4.00-4.30 Coffee Break

4.30-5.30 Keynote Address – Bonnie Mann (Prof. of Philosophy, University of Oregon): Gender, Shame, and Redemption

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This event is generously supported by the Society for Applied Philosophy and UCD School of Philosophy.

Organised by Dr. Clara Fischer (University College Dublin) in conjunction with SWIP Ireland.