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MAP Warwick

Overview

The Warwick Chapter aims to raise awareness, provide support and foster the understanding and philosophical assessment of MAP-related themes through a variety of events and activities. See below for details of this year's programme.

There is also a Mentoring Scheme, which works to pair undergraduate students who want guidance and support throughout their degree with postgraduate mentors. For those interested in serving either as a mentor or a mentee, please contact TBC.

Call for Organising Committee Members 2021-22 - join our team!

We invite PG and UG volunteers for next year’s MAP (Minorities and Philosophy) Organising Committee. Warwick has benefited from having a lively and successful MAP chapter, and we want to ensure that continues for next year. MAP organises events of broad interest to students, faculty and staff, all aimed at promoting equality and inclusiveness. For instance, MAP has organised the talk happening on Friday 7th of May 4-6 pm, with Adriana Clavel-Vazquez (Oxford) speaking on racialized bodies and aesthetic appreciation. A Midlands MAP Festival is running in May and June on Philosophy, Academia and Mental Health, and a CineMAP series was initiated this year. See the Warwick MAP below to get an idea of MAP past and present activities.

Warwick MAP has to date been run by PG students; we want to open leadership roles to UG students as well. If you are interested, please contact Giulia Lorenzi (giulia.lorenzi@warwick.ac.uk), current MAP Coordinator, and Eileen John (eileen.john@warwick.ac.uk), Chair of the Equality and Welfare Committee.

Here a longest version of our call with some suggested roles.

Joint Events

Events organised in collaboration with other departmental groups, MAP chapters, societies or entities that promote equality and inclusiveness.

1st Midlands MAP Festival: Mental Health, Philosophy and Academia - term 3 - 2020/2021

Joint event with MAP Birmingham and the recently founded MAP Nottingham. Supported by Marc Sanders Foundation.

If you are interested in attending, please, register here. Everybody welcome!

Joint event with Art and Mind Reading Group and Race and Philosophy Reading Group - term 3 - 2020/2021

Guest speaker: Dr Adriana Clavel-Vazquez, on 7th of May 2021 from 4 to 6pm.

For further information and receive the Zoom link to participate contact Giulia Lorenzi

Seminars

Discussions, talks, and brain-storming events focused on MAP-related topics and facilitated by faculty members and visiting speakers.

Online Seminar Series - term 2 - 2020/2021

These events take place in our MS Teams space. For further information contact Giulia Lorenzi

Online Talks - Term 3 - 2019/2020

After covid-19 outbreak, we organised two online talks on Zoom with a specific focus on minorities in times of crisis.

For more information contact Giulia Lorenzi

June 2020

May 2020

Seminar and Talk Series 2019/20

MAP Warwick's seminar schedule for 2019/20, if image is not visible, please contact for full details

CineMAP

A monthly film club that has been run since November 2020.

Please contact Sailee Khurjekar for further information.

CineMAP is taking a summer break from June to October 2021. However, a viewing list, kindly put together by Sailee, is accessible below.

April 2021

CineMAP meets on the 29th of April from 10 to 11 on its MS Teams space

March 2021

CineMAP meets on the

February 2021

CineMAP meets "Race and Philosophy Reading Group" (for more info click here)

Contact Eileen John to be added to the relevant Teams space for this session.

January 2021

December 2020

November 2020

Roundtables

Group discussions on elements of the philosophical community, hosted by a mix of faculty members, graduates, and undergraduates.

Upcoming: Roundtable on Inclusivity and Diversity in Philosophy at Warwick

Poster for MAP's upcoming roundtable, if image is not visible, please contact for full details

MAP Reading Groups

Online Reading Group - term 2 - 2020/2021

Even if not directly organised by MAP, a new reading group on Race and Philosophy has taken place in the department. More information here.

Online Reading Group - summer 2020

reading group

Q&A Sessions

Spaces to share experiences and discover more about MAP.

December 2021 - term 1 - 2020/2021

MAP x Philosophy Society Events

Undergraduate-focused, undergraduate and graduate led events that aim to encourage students to engage with the wider philosophical community and embrace diverse viewpoints within philosophy.

Upcoming: Find Your Philosophy

Poster for MAP Warwick and Warwick Philosophy Society joint event, if image is not visible, please contact for full details

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Resources:

(Events, Contacts, and Blog for the entire MAP programme)

(Main Blog for the UK chapters of MAP)

Contacts (2021/2022):
  • Coordinators

Zoe Fidel

zoe.fidel@warwick.ac.uk

Anna Titov

anna.titov@warwick.ac.uk

  • Mentoring Scheme Lead

tbc

  • CineMAP

Sailee Khurjekar

Sailee.Khurjekar@warwick.ac.uk

Past members of the organising committee:

Giulia Lorenzi:

giulia.lorenzi@warwick.ac.uk

Emily Bassett:

e.bassett@warwick.ac.uk

Maria Corrado:

m.corrado@warwick.ac.uk

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