Monthly Archives: September 2017

Philosophical Anthropology and Contemporary Continental Philosophy- Recordings

The recordings of the recent Philosophical Anthropology workshop, September 15th 2017:


9:30am Elizabeth Cykowski (University of Oxford), ‘Heidegger and the Idea of Philosophical Anthropology’


10:15am Michael Lewis (University of Newcastle), ‘Beyond the Death of Man: Foucault, Derrida, and Philosophical Anthropology’


12:00pm Anne Alombert (University of Paris – Nanterre), ‘Derrida and Simondon: Thinking the “Human” “Outside” the Language of Metaphysics’


2:00pm Gerald Moore (University of Durham), ‘Philosophy, Anthropology, and the Milieus of Addiction’


3:00pm Nina Power (University of Roehampton), ‘The Politics of Philosophical Anthropology: Who is the Collective Subject?’


4:30pm Lorenzo Chiesa (Genoa School of Humanities/European University at St. Petersburg), ‘Insomnia@work: Between Post-workerism and Psychoanalysis’


PhD Funding


PhD Studentships in the Arts and Humanities for 2018 Entry

Newcastle University

AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership is offering fifty PhD studentships for 2018 entry.

The Partnership brings together the cutting-edge expertise and exceptional resources of Newcastle University, Durham University and Queen’s University Belfast and their strategic partners. Northern Bridge students benefit from supervision, training and development of the highest quality, tailored to the needs of twenty-first-century researchers.

We invite outstanding applications in the following subject areas:

  • Archaeology
  • Architecture: Practice, History and Theory
  • Classics
  • Creative Writing
  • Cultural Geography
  • Digital Arts: Practice, History and Theory
  • Drama and Theatre Studies
  • English Language and Literature
  • Ethnography and Anthropology
  • Fine Art: Practice, History and Theory
  • Film: Practice, History, Theory and Criticism
  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
  • History
  • Interpreting and Translation
  • Italian Studies
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Media and Communication Studies
  • Museum Studies
  • Music
  • ******Philosophy*******
  • Photography: Practice, History and Theory
  • Policy, Arts Management and Creative Industries
  • Political Science and International Studies
  • Russian, Slavonic and Eastern European Studies
  • Theology, Divinity and Religion

The Award

100% of UK/EU tuition fees paid and an annual stipend at the RCUK postgraduate rate, currently £14,553. Also, additional funding to cover other study related costs (ie study abroad, conference attendance etc).


Candidates must have a first-class or good upper-second undergraduate degree and be expected to perform at or around Distinction level in a Master’s degree. Candidates with lower qualifications may be considered if they can demonstrate that relevant professional practice or work experience has equipped them with equivalent academic and research skills.

Applicants must apply to commence a programme of doctoral study in the 2018/19 academic year starting 1 October 2018. Applicants who have already commenced their doctoral studies are eligible to apply providing they will have completed no more than 18 months full-time or 36 months part-time study by 1 October 2018.

These awards are available to UK/EU applicants only. EU applicants who have not been resident in the UK for the three years prior to the start of their studentship are eligible for a fees-only award from the AHRC. Institutional funds permitting, Northern Bridge may offer maintenance awards to EU applicants selected for studentships.

Please read the full eligibility criteria for further details.

Closing date

The application deadline is Wednesday 10 January 2018 at 5pm.

Further information

Visit our website to find out more and apply or contact us:

Sarah Rylance
Doctoral Training Partnership Administrator
Tel. +44 (0)191 208 6190

Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Conference CFA – (Dis)Continuous Identities: Globalisation, Trauma, and Reconciliation

In case you are interested…


As the new year approaches, I wanted to repost this CFA for our undergraduate conference in Bratislava. The deadline for abstracts is September 15.

James Griffith
Assistant Professor of Political Thought and Philosophy
Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts

Conference Presentation & Journal Contribution
(Dis)continuous Identities: Globalisation, Trauma, and Reconciliation

Deadline for Abstracts: September 15, 2017
Associated Institutions: BISLA, the Bratislava International
School of Liberal Arts
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