Monthly Archives: January 2019

Philosophy conference, Bristol, February 1st

A conference + Performance – With the kind support of Hypatia (the Hypatia Diversity Project Grant) and Social Science in the City, UWE

February 1st (location talks and panel: Arnolfini, 4AF012; location “Woman One”: Arnolfini Auditorium)

10am R e g i s t r a t i o n and W e l c o m e (Arnolfini 4AF012)

11am- 12.15 Keynote 1: Alison Assiter: Anderson and Beauvoir on Vulnerability

12.15 – 13.15 Lunch

13.15 – 14.30 Keynote 2: Havi Carel: tba

14.45 – 16.00 Keynote 3: Estelle Ferrarese: Vulnerability and political inclusion. Rethinking the common

16.15 – 17.30 Panel 1: Experiences of racism. Panel lead: Yewande Adeniran

18.00 – 19.30 Performance: Woman One (Arnolfini) – performed by Julie Clerc

February 2nd (location of talks and panels: Watershed, Waterside 2/ Performance: Arnolfini Auditorium)

10am – 11.15 Keynote 4: Danielle Petherbridge: Vulnerability, Empathy and Dementia

11.30 – 12.45 Keynote 5: Mariana Teixeira: Fleeing from freedom, fleeing from death: Beauvoir and the reasons for complicity with servitude

12.45 – 13.45 Lunch

13.45 – 15.00 Panel2: LGTBQ+ experiences. Panel lead: Elaine Foster

15.15 – 16.30 Panel 3: Aging. Panel lead: Elspeth Penny

16.30 – 17.00 Conference Close

18.00 – 19.30 Performance: Woman One (Arnolfini)- performed by Julie Clerc

Newcastle Philosophy Society Talks, Spring and Summer 2019

Newcastle Philosophy Society talks

In association with Bigg Books and the Newcastle Literary and Philosophical Society

Spring and Summer 2019

Details to follow. Contact Anthony Morgan for more information:


Tuesday 26th March: Quassim Cassam (University of Warwick) – Vices of the Mind

Thursday 11th April: Alexander Douglas (University of St. Andrews) – Rationalism and Logophobia

Tuesday 23rd April: Jemima Repo (University of Newcastle) – Does Gender Exist?

Tuesday 7th May: Catherine Wilson (City University of New York) – How to be an Epicurean

Tuesday 21st May: Justin E.H. Smith (University of Paris) – Irrationality: The Dark Side of Reason

Tuesday 4th June: Michael Bavidge (University of Newcastle upon Tyne) – Philosophy at the Margins

Postgraduate Study in Philosophy at Newcastle

If you are interested in continuing your study of Philosophy after the BA, or are interested in converting to Philosophy and studying at Masters or PhD level, why not come along to this event:

There will be a PG Open Day information fair on Wednesday, 6th of February 12.30-4.30pm in the Lindisfarne Room, Hadrian Building, Newcastle University, as well as a subject-specific information session from 3.30-4.30pm on the same day in BSTC 1.46. 

All welcome. Please drop by!