Just Philosophy: Race, Gender and Class in Philosophical Practice

November 8, 2016
University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham
Nottingham NG7 2RD
United Kingdom

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities

Selected speakers:

Helen De Cruz
Oxford Brookes University
Katharine Jenkins
University of Nottingham
Ian James Kidd
University of Nottingham
Sophie Stammers
University of Birmingham / MAP UK
Saloni de Souza
University of Oxford / MAP UK

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Katharine Jenkins
University of Nottingham
Ian James Kidd
University of Nottingham
Aness Webster
University of Nottingham

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For most of the history of Philosophy, members of several social groups including women, members of racial and ethnic minorities, and people with disabilities, have been actively excluded from the discipline or forced to operate on its margins. This workshop is motivated by the thought that in order for the present day practice of Philosophy to be truly just, we, as members of the discipline, must confront this discriminatory past and actively work to overcome its continuing effects, which include the under-representation of women, racial and ethnic minorities, and people with disabilities (among others) at all levels. Sessions will focus on practical efforts to address this issue and we hope to provide an opportunity to discuss challenges, share strategies, and think about avenues for further investigation.

There is no cost to attend the workshop, but participants must register (via the link) in order to attend. Registration will close on Wednesday, 2 November. 

We are committed to hosting an accessible event. The wroskhop is fully wheelchair accessible. If you'd like more precise physical access information for each room, please feel free to contact the organisers (Aness.Webster@nottingham.ac.uk). If you require disabled parking on campus, isabled parking on campus can be arranged; if you need this, please contact us no later than Wednesday, 2 November. If you require materials in alternative formats (e.g. print outs of powerpoint slides) and/or require materials in advance, please let us know and we will do our best to help. If you have any other access needs, please contact us and we will do our best to help. (On the registration website, there is place to note any special access and dietary requirements.)

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November 2, 2016, 5:00pm EET

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