Category Archives: Seminars

Intensive course: Intensive Seminar for Nordic-Baltic Philosophy Symposia Master’s Students: Passions and Morals in David Hume’s Treatise of Human Nature

(this is for archive purposes only. The course was effectively held in 2016.) 2-6 May 2016, Tallinn University, School of Humanities, Narva mnt 25: rooms TBA 5 ECTS credits Instructors This course will be taught by Mikael M. Karlsson (University of Iceland) and Henry Alexander Henrysson (University of Iceland). Teachers from other institutions will assist with

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Intensive course: Respecting Persons and Their Voices

Intensive Seminar for Nordic-Baltic Philosophy Symposia Master’s students ‘Respecting Persons and Their Voices: Objectification and Silencing’ 9-13 November, 2015 | University of Tartu, Department of Philosophy, Jakobi 2 | room numbers TBA Duration: 5 days | 6 ECTS Teachers: Alex Davies (Tartu), Eve Kitsik (Tartu), Francesco Orsi (Tartu) Course description:  The concept of objectification is widely

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CFP: Exploring Affect: Politics & The Ordinary in Druskininkai

CFP Exploring affect: Politics & The Ordinary Nordic Summer University | European Humanities University July 18th – 25th 2015 | Druskininkai, Lithuania Invited keynote speakers are Ben Highmore, professor of Cultural Studies at the University of Sussex, and Roberta Mock, professor of Performance Studies and Director of the Doctoral Training Centre in the Arts & Humanities at Plymouth University. Exploring

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Intensive Course: The End Syndrome

Intensive Seminar for Nordic-Baltic Philosophy Symposia Master’s students May 11-15, 2015 | Tallinn University, Mare building, M-328 | 5 ECTS Duration: 5 days Teachers:  Siobhan Kattago (Tallinn University) | Olli Loukola (University of Helsinki) | Klemen Slabina (Tallinn University). Students: 24 (max) Purpose of the course: Students will have a more thorough understanding of how philosophers from both the continental and

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Intensive Course. Human Rights: Ideas and Problems

Master’s Level Intensive Course November 10-15, 2014 | Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (LEU) | 5 ECTS Duration: 5 days Teachers:  Henry Alexander Henrysson (University of Iceland) | Rasa Askinyte-Degesiene (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences) | Pascale Mompoint-Gaillard (Council of Europe) | Renata Bikauskaite (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences). Course description: The main purpose of this

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Intensive Course: Pictorial Experience: A Philosophical Approach to Virtual Reality | UH

Master’s Level Intensive Course May 12  – 16, 2014 | University of Helsinki | ECTS: 5 Duration: 5 days Students: 24 (max) Teachers: Jūratė Baranova (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences) | Laura Junutytė (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences) | Liv Hausken (University of Oslo) | Regina-Nino Kurg (Tallinn University) | Kārlis Vērpe (University of Liepaja)

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Intensive Course: The Philosophy of Information: Computer and Information Technology Ethics (Master Level) | TLU

December 2 – 6, 2013 | Tallinn University | ECTS: 5 Duration: 5 days Students: 24 (max) Teachers: Oliver Laas (Tallinn University) | Katrin Laas-Mikko (University of Tartu) Registration: contact Regina-Nino Kurg via reginanino@yahoo.com. Purpose of the course: The primary goal of the intensive course for Master Level students is to introduce them to philosophical

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Summer School – World philosophy: East Asian Thought Systems, Tallinn, July 25-29, 2011

This year the summer school will mainly focus on East Asian thought systems such as the thought of Confucius and his many followers as well as the teachings of Laozi, Zhuangzi and other thinkers of their kind, as well as various brands of Buddhist philosophy that have influenced Chinese and Japanese thought. The school will

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Morality – The Role of Religion and Religious Communities

Morality – The Role of Religion and Religious Communities seminar will be held in University of Helsinki on 23-25 March 2011. Seminar organised by the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies & Faculty of Theology, University of Helsinki & Socio-Cognitive Perspectives on Early Judaism and Early Christianity: A Nordic Network (NordForsk) Coordinated by Petri Luomanen & Anne Birgitta Pessi

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Björn Ramberg: “Hermeneutics and Pragmatics”

Research Seminar of the Philosophy Disciplines 2.12.2010, 16:00 – 18:00, Helsinki The seminar will convene in room A110, Unioninkatu 40 A, on Thursday 2.12. Professor Björn Ramberg, University of Oslo, will give a paper titled “Hermeneutics and Pragmatics”. Everyone’s presence is warmly welcomed.

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