Young Minds: A Conference on Philosophy and Marginalized Identities

May 10, 2024
Departement of Philosophy, University of Hamburg

Lecture Hall B and F
Von-Melle-Park 6
Hamburg 20146

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities


  • Equal Opportunity Fund of the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Hamburg


Universität Bayreuth
University of Freiburg
Freie Universität Berlin
Universität Siegen

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Conference Description:

We – the Student Council for Philosophy at the University of Hamburg – are pleased to invite all those who are interested to our conference on 10 May 2024: "Young Minds: A Conference on Philosophy and Marginalized Identities". This event will feature three distinguished keynote speakers, Jasmin Özel, Dr. Deborah Mühlebach, and Dr. Gen Eickers, along with presentations from eight outstanding students from across Germany and beyond. This conference is a passion project of the Student Council. It provides students, particularly those from underrepresented groups, with a platform to showcase their work, engage in dialogue, and facilitate their entry into academic careers. For any questions or further information, please don't hesitate to email [email protected].


Anyone can register by May 6th 2024 at

Keynote speakers:

  • "Agency and Marginalization” by Dr. Deborah Mühlebach (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • "Christine Ladd-Franklin’s Banyan Tree of Knowledge as a Model for Epistemic Pluralism” by Jasmin Özel (Universität Siegen)
  • "Emotional Injustice” by Dr. Gen Eickers (Universität Bayreuth)

Student speakers:

  • "Leben mit der Apathie – eine pragmatistische Perspektive auf die Wissens-Handelns-Lücke im Klimawandel" by Julia Axthelm (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • "Einwilligung und Schaden - Warum wir in Einwilligungssituationen Schaden als Rechtsverletzung verstehen sollten” by Sarah Heide (Universität Bielefeld)
  • "Systematisch oder Zufällig? Eine Einordnung männlicher Opfer sexualisierter Gewalt in Miranda Frickers Konzeption von hermeneutischer Ungerechtigkeit” by Caleb Pilenz (Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf)
  • "'Nothing about us without us!’ Wie prozedurale Defizite in der Autismusforschung die Autonomie autistischer Personen verringern und untergraben” by Sandra Timmermann (Universität Hamburg)
  • "Explaining Mansplaining through Frameworks of Silencing, Epistemic Injustice, and Gender Metaphysics” by Maria Jankowska (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
  • "Der Turing Test - Computer, die als Menschen passen. Ist Intelligenz sozial konstruiert?” by Alaida Hobbing (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
  • "Von der Unterwerfung zum Neuentwurf seiner selbst: Queere Subjektivierungsprozesse unter dem Primat der Heteronormativität am Beispiel der Homosexulität” by Can Bektas (Freie Universität Berlin)
  • "Three Levels of Misrecognition of a Woman in Iran” by Azadeh Shabani (Tarbiat Modares University of Tehran)

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May 6, 2024, 11:45pm CET

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