Dr Andrea Giananti
Dr Andrea Giananti is visiting the Philosophy Department during the spring and summer terms, 2018. In his own research, Andrea works on perceptual knowledge and self-knowledge, and has a post-doc in Fribourg as part of the Fribourg-Warwick SNF project on Perception, Rationality and Self-Knowledge. Read more below:
The inaugural Warwick Continental Philosphical Conference (WCPC) will take place on 27-29 June 2018, and is entitled 'Identity and Community: Metaphysics, Politics, Aesthetics'. The Key Note presentation will be by Professor Alison Stone (Lancaster) on the topic of Hegel and Colonialism, and she will also be participating in a round table discussion on a closely related topic on 27 June, which will be open to the public. Professor Stone has published widely on Hegel's philosophy of nature and that of other German idealist and Romantic Thinkers, such as Schelling, Schlegel, Novalis and Hölderlin.
Additionally, Professor Miguel de Beistegui will lead a Panel Discussion based upon his forthcoming book 'The Government of Desire: A Geneology of the Liberal Subject' (Chicago University Press) alongside Daniele Lorenzini (Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles/Columbia University) and Federico Testa (Warwick/Monash). Professor Bestegui has published widely on Martin Heidegger, phenomenology and the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze.
Continental philosophy offers unique insight into questions of subjectivity, with the possibility of critically engaging both identity and community in their own terms, without privileging one or the other; of opening new avenues for connections to be drawn between art and politics.
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The deadline for submissions is 30 April 2018 which should be sent to WCPC@warwick.ac.uk. A certain number of bursaries will be available to cover transport within Europe. If you would like to be considered for such a bursary, please make this clear in your submission mail.
This conference is made possible with the generous support of the Warwick Philosophy Department and the Humanities Research Centre.
The First Person, Action, and Perception: Dr Eylem Ozaltun, Koc University, Istanbul, is visiting the Warwick Mind and Action Research Centre until the end of May, to work on a project with Prof Naomi Eilan, funded by a Newton Mobility grant.
Special issue of Changing English on the Uses of Poetry, guest edited by Karen Simecek (Warwick) and Kate Rumbold (Birmingham) now available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ccen20/current. This special issue brings together researchers in Philosophy, Psychology, Education Studies and English Literature to reflect on the value of poetry and the role it should play in education.