SWIP News

7th June 2013

There will be a SWIP mentoring session in Newman House, St. Stephen's Green on 7 June 2013. It will be an opportunity for women philosophers to get together to discuss issues facing women in philosophy. It will also be an opportunity for postgraduates and postdocs to get advice about issues like publishing, careers, applications, conferences and teaching.

The timetable for the day will be as follows:

2.30-3pm Tea
3-5pm Mentoring Session
7pm Dinner at Maria Baghramian's House (Rathmines)

It is essential to RSVP to this event. Please send  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  an email if you would like to attend the mentoring session and/or the dinner. All are welcome.

SWIP-I Conference and General Meeting Programme

1-2 March, 2013, Newman House, Dublin

Friday 1st March, 2013
1.45pm

Welcome & Opening Remarks

2pm

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Birgit Schippers (St. Mary’s University College/ Queens University)
“Affective States: Rethinking Violence, Ethical Responsibility, and the Social Ontology of the Human”

2.45pm

Dr. Áine Kelly (University College Dublin)
“Marriage and Moral Perfectionism in Siri Hustvedt and Stanley Cavell”

3.30pm Tea/Coffee
4pm

Dr. Clara Fischer (Trinity College Dublin)
“Epistemic Injustice: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking”

4.45pm

Dr. Luna Dolezal (Trinity College Dublin)
“The Malleable Body and the Case of Aimee Mullins”

6pm Drinks / Dinner

 

Saturday 2nd March

 

Session on Edith Stein


 

9.30am

Dr. Mette Lebech (NUI Maynooth)
“Stein's Philosophy of Mind in her Earliest Published Works" 

10.15am

Tim Burns (University College Dublin)
“Communal Experiences: Edith Stein's Theory of Group Experiences in Light of a Spanish Fire-Walking Ritual”

10.45am

Pegah Lashgarlou (University College Dublin)
"Empathy: Facing the Broken Mirror of Meaning”

11.15am Coffee/Tea 

 

Dedicated Postgraduate Work in Progress Session


 

11.30am

Nuala Walsh (University College Dublin)
“Ayn Rand, Individualism and Feminism”

12pm

Meline Papazian (University College Dublin)
“Is Empathy Necessary to Understand the Other's Point of View?”

12.30pm

Siobhan Doyle (University College Dublin)
“The Philosophy of Self: Reflections of Plotinus’ Metaphysics in the Philosophical Ideas of Søren Kierkegaard”

1pm – 2.30pm

Lunch

2.30pm

Discuss and Vote on SWIP Constitution

3.30pm

Election of Interim Committee (if agreed)

4pm

Tea/Coffee

4.15pm

Mentoring Session and Discussion

6pm

Dinner

 

 

All WELCOME

Hosted by the School of Philosophy,
University College Dublin

November 9-11, 2012 Gresham Hotel, Dublin

 

Topic: Politics and Women Across Philosophical Traditions

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