Professor Fabienne Peter is Awarded a Fellowship at Tulane University, Orleans, USA
Professor Fabienne Peter will take up a Faculty Fellowship at The Centre for Ethics and Public Affairs at The Murphy Institute, based at Tulane University, Ohio, USA, for the academic year 2021-22. The Murphy Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre focusing on economic, moral and political issues. The Fellowship will allow Professor Peter to continue her research in moral and political philosophy as well as participating in a varied programme of lectures, seminars, conferences.
Department of Philosophy: Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATE) 2021
The Philosophy Department features significantly in the WATE 2021 competition, with three impressive Award Winners.
David Bather Woods received a Staff Award, and both Johan Heemskerk and Jack Shardlow received Awards in the PGR category. All three Department Winners have excelled in the difficult times of the past year by brilliantly implementing an imaginative and thoughtful approach to Learning and Engagement - developing and enhancing the academic experience of their students and providing a strong and sustained network of support and community - despite all the challenges created by the pandemic.
Many congratulations to David, Johan and Jack on this well- deserved accolade - formal recognition of three outstanding contributors to the Philosophy Department and its teaching commitments throughout 2020/2021.
Professor Christoph Hoerl Features in BBC Radio 4's 'Why Time Flies (And How to Slow It Down)'
Professor Christoph Hoerl is interviewed, along with fellow physicists and psychologists, by Armando Iannucci in this fascinating programme which explores the mystery of why time seems to speed up as we get older, and how our perception of time passing is distorted by both our emotions and memory. How does our concept of “now” impact on our comprehension of the past and future? Listen here to discover more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000w9tg
Professor Keith Ansell-Pearson is Appointed Honorary President of The Friedrich Nietzsche Society
Professor Keith Ansell-Pearson has been appointed Honorary President of The Friedrich Nietzsche Society, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to Nietzsche studies over the course of his illustrious academic career. Keith launched the Nietzsche Society of Great Britain (as the Friedrich Nietzsche Society was originally called) in April 1990, accompanied by a hugely successful inaugural conference, supported by and held at the Philosophy Department at the University of Essex. The first edition of the Journal of Nietzsche Studies subsequently appeared in Spring 1990; Keith has continued as a long-serving contributor and member of the Editorial Board. Keith has published widely, and to great acclaim, on both the life and work of Friedrich Nietzsche, and has received many accolades in recognition of his Nietzschean scholarship. Further details here: https://www.fns.org.uk/honorary-president.html
Warwick Dinner Party - Call for Place Settings
Warwick Food GRP and the Centre for Research in Philosophy, Literature and the Arts (CRPLA) seek contributions for the WARWICK DINNER PARTY - a creative project to highlight different food cultures, memories, ideas and goals, to be displayed on campus in July 2021. Deadline for brief proposals: 1 June, 5.00 pm.
Sponsored by the Warwick Food GRP and CRPLA.