Tag Archives: Finland

CFP Feminist Philosophy: Ethics

CfP Feminist philosophy: Ethics | Orivesi, Finland, 24-31 July 2016 Abstract deadline: May 13th Invited keynote speakers: Elizabeth Povinelli, Franz Boas Professor of Anthropology and Gender Studies at Columbia  University, US. Robert Pfaller, Professor of Philosophy and Cultural Theory at the University of Art and Industrial Design in Linz, Austria. Following the inaugural symposium on feminism and the

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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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CFP: Culture, Values and Justice (Vaasa, Finland)

Call for Papers | International and Interdisciplinary Conference | Topic: Culture, Values and Justice Dates: May 21-23, 2014 Venue: University of Vaasa, Finland Abstract: 150 words | August 10,2013 Selected papers will be published (subject to editorial review). Email to: chandanachak@gmail.com. Date of proposal acceptance: Week after the proposal is submitted. Web Address: click here. Sponsored by the University

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Tenure Track Position in Philosophy at University of Oulu

Field and Location The Faculty of Humanities of the University of Oulu announces a full-time, tenure-track position for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Philosophy. The candidate is appointed for a period of three to five years and then eligible for promotion to permanent Associate or Full Professor through an assessment by international evaluators.

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Philip Kitcher: Reconstruction in Philosophy – a Deweyan Program for the Twenty-First Century

Professor Philip Kitcher (Columbia) will give a set of six lectures with the title “Reconstruction in Philosophy: A Deweyan Program for the Twenty-First Century” at the University of Helsinki in 9-11 May 2012. The course is organized by the Nordic Pragmatism Network in cooperation with theoretical philosophy department at the University of Helsinki. For more

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Symposium: Socrates, Wittgenstein, Freud and the Liberating Power of Philosophy (22nd of Nov, Helsinki)

How philosophers search for truth without finding it, and what the search is good for Socrates, Wittgenstein, Freud and the liberating power of philosophy. A public symposium with Prof. James Conant (University of Chicago) and Prof. Mladen Dolar (University of Ljubljana / Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht) at the University of Helsinki on November 22nd, 2011,

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CFP: Rethinking the Self: Transnational and Transdisciplinary Bioethical and Biopolitical Concerns (Helsinki 10-12 April 2012)

International symposium at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland, 10-12 April 2012. Keynote speakers include: Prof. Beverley Skeggs, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK Dr. Jenny Slatman, Maastricht University, the Netherlands. This international and interdisciplinary symposium addresses how cultural, medical and political understandings of the self are shifting and changing in contemporary societies. It explores how

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Colloquium: Levinas’ ethics and the demand of politics, Tampere

Levinas’ ethics and the demand of politics Colloquium in honour of the 50th anniversary of Emmanuel Levinas’ magnum opus Totalité et infini. Languages: English and Finnish. Organised by the discipline of Philosophy of the School of Social Sciences and Humanities of the University of Tampere. 28th of October, 2011, Venue PinniB 1097 (http://www.uta.fi/english/locations.html). This year is the

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Colloquium on Social Ontology, 14-15 4 2011, Helsinki

The Helsinki Colloquium on Social Ontology, Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki, April 14th-15th, 2011. Colloquium Venue: Unioninkatu 40, 3rd floor, Room 10. The Helsinki Colloquium on Social Ontology brings together experts in the philosophy of social science to discuss issues such as the following: What is the mode of existence of social

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CFP: David Hume and Northern Europe

Dear Colleagues, The International Symposium to the Tercentenary of David Hume (1711-1776) will take place at the Collegium for Advanced Studies, the University of Helsinki, Finland, on October, 3-5, 2011. As a result of the conference a volume of full papers will be published in the beginning of 2012. Spheres to discuss: – “A Secret Island”:

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