CWIP 2019: inspiring, motivating and empowering

On Sunday 23rd and Monday 24th of June, a very successful Conference by Women in Philosophy was held at the University of Groningen. Over 80 attendees enjoyed seventeen talks by young women philosophers, a keynote by prof. dr. Heather Widdows, two symposia with experienced women in philosophy and an informal roundtable discussion about what it is likeContinue reading “CWIP 2019: inspiring, motivating and empowering”

Symposia ‘Neurodiversity’ and ‘Feminist Philosophy and exclusion’

Participants of our conference can really benefit from the presence of experienced women in academic philosophy working at universities in The Netherlands and Belgium. We have therefore organised two parallel symposia with experienced women in philosophy talking about their research topic. Symposium ‘Feminist philosophy and exclusion’ Barriers to Engagement – Dr. Amanda Cawston (Tilburg University)Continue reading “Symposia ‘Neurodiversity’ and ‘Feminist Philosophy and exclusion’”

Keynote by prof. dr. Heather Widdows

We are honored to welcome professor Heather Widdows as our keynote speaker who will give a keynote on ‘Understanding the rising demands of beauty‘. The talk is taken from Widdows’ book Perfect Me: Beauty as an Ethical Ideal (published in May 2018). In the talk she will describe the emerging beauty ideal and why it isContinue reading “Keynote by prof. dr. Heather Widdows”