Gender, Public Policy, and Philosophies of Emotion


SWIP 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



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.


To register, please follow the Eventbrite link here.



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