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Lectures Series Women in Philosophy Bayreuth

Women are underrepresented in philosophy. The aim of this lecture series is to promote the visibility of women philosophers and celebrate their contribution to the discipline. The lectures also create a friendly space for the public discussion of gender inequality. 

This lecture series is being funded thanks to the support of the Stabsabteilung Chancengleichheit of the University of Bayreuth.

Organisation: Prof. Dr. Alice Pinheiro Walla

The lectures will be held either in English or German and are open to everyone to attend. Join us in the discussion!

Please also see the student-organized Feminist Philosophy Reading Group.

Sommer Semester 2018

Unless stated otherwise, lectures and workshops will take place at 4:15-5:45 pm, room S6 in building GW II. All welcome!

14. May 2018

On Truth, Lying, and Bullshit

  • Prof. Dr. Anita Leirfall  | Bergen, Norway

23. May 2018 (2-4 pm, H 27, GW II. Registration required!)

W.E.B. Du Bois' Critique of American Democracy during the Jim Crow Era: The Limitations of Rawls and Honneth.

  • Workshop with Dr. Elvira Basevich | University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

29. May 2018

Beyond the Biofuel Hype: A Gendered Approach to Livelihood Studies

  • Danielle Scheil, M.A. | Bayreuth

05. June 2018
Revolution and Republicanism. The Women Political Philosophers of the late 18th Century and Why They Matter.

  • Prof. Dr. Sandrine Berges  | Bilkent University, Turkey

Past Lectures

17. April 2018

Epistemic Autonomy

  • Prof. Dr. Monika Betzler  | LMU Munich

21. November 2017

Emotion and Affect in Feminist Philosophy

  • Dr. Clara Fischer  | University College Dublin

Inaugural Lecture “Women in Philosophy”

July 4, 2017 (18:15 - 19:45, room H 17, NW II)

Soft Option oder Karrierekiller? Feministische Philosophie, epistemische Ungerechtigkeit und akademische Praxis.


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