Philosophy Seminar Series restarts

| philosophy, humanities

The Philosophy Seminar Series "Gender Difference and Ontological Difference" restarts tomorrow, Wednesday 28th January. Dr Catherine Heeney, from the University of Edinburgh, will be speaking on Ethics and the Sharing of Human Biomedical Data: A Deleuzian Approach. You can see the full programme on our Events webpage. These seminars take place on alternate Wednesdays during semester 2 in Dalhousie Building Room 2F11, and are jointly organised between The Royal Institute of Philosophy & The Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy.   All welcome....

Call for papers: Joint Annual Conference of the Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy, Sep 2015

| humanities, philosophy

The Joint Annual Conference of the Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy, SEP-FEP 2015, will be hosted by the Scottish Centre for Continental Philosophy at the University of Dundee in September.   The SEP/FEP conference is the largest annual event in Europe that aims to bring together researchers, teachers, and students from different disciplines, interested in all areas of contemporary European philosophy. Abstract proposals for papers and panels are invited in all areas of contemporary European philosophy by the deadline of 15 May 2015. Submissions that address the c...

Gilles Deleuze and Moving Images

| Philosophy, humanities

Susana Viegas, a postdoctoral fellow working with Professor James Williams in Philosophy, has edited her latest journal issue.Gilles Deleuze and Moving Images is the recent issue of the 'Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image', an international peer-reviewed publication dedicated to the philosophical inquiry, not just into film, but into cinema in the broadest sense, that is, including video, television, and new media.Susana is an FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology) Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Rethinking the Moving Image and Time in Gilles Deleuze’s Philosophy (IFILNOVA, New Uni...

Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded postgraduate studentships

| Humanities,English,History,Philosophy,Students

AHRC (Arts & Humanities Research Council) funded doctoral studentship places are now available in the School of Humanities for session 2015/16.  This is a fantastic opportunity to have your PhD tuition fees paid (UK & EU students) plus receive a yearly maintenance grant (UK students only).  Applications are invited from new and current students (in first year of study if full-time or up to second year if part-time).  Dr Keith Williams, Associate Dean for Postgraduate Studies in the School of Humanities, said:"We are absolutely delighted to be taking part in the second round of t...

Dr Todd Mei elected Vice-President of the Society for Ricoeur Studies

Todd Mei
| Humanities, Philosophy

Dr Todd Mei, Lecturer of Philosophy at the University of Dundee, has been elected Vice-President of the Society for Ricoeur Studies. The Society is an international organisation aimed at critically exploring and developing the intellectual work of the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur (1913-2005). Ricoeur is most known for his contributions to hermeneutics and the philosophical significance of textual interpretation and narrative understanding. However, he is beginning to be understood as a major, innovative thinker on ethical philosophy, justice and political theory. The Society consists of over 200 members...