The Harriet and Helen Memorial Lecture 2019: Dr Nina PowerNina Power (University of Roehampton)
Gavin de Beer Lecture Theatre
UCL, Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT
UCL Minorities and Philosophy and UCL Philosophy Department present this year's Harriet and Helen Memorial Lecture. This year we are honoured to welcome Dr Nina Power, a senior lecturer in philosophy at Roehampton University and the author of 'One-Dimensional Woman', as well as a translator of Badiou and contributor to The Guardian.
Dr Power's talk is entitled 'Philosophy as Self-Defence: how knowing your own mind protects yourself and others'.
Following the talk there will be a wine reception in the UCL Philosophy Department.
As this is a free event places aren’t guaranteed please arrive early to avoid disappointment!
The Harriet and Helen Memorial Lecture is an annual lecture held by the UCL Philosophy Department on topics relating to underrepresented groups in the discipline.
The lecture is named is in honor of John Stuart Mill's wife and step-daughter who contributed to John Stuart Mill's work both by conducting the domestic labour required to sustain his work, and by significantly influencing the content of Mill's thought. In its various chapters around the world, including at UCL, MAP aims to examine and address issues of minority participation in academic philosophy. The name of this lecture is a reminder that there have always been invisible minority philosophers; people contributing to philosophical inquiry and debate, even when their names and contributions are obscured.
'Whoever, either now if hereafter, may think of me and my work I have done, must never forget that it is the product not of one intellect and conscience but of three, the least considerable of whom, and above all the least original, is the one whose name is attached to it.' (John Stuart Mill, 1873)
March 21, 2019, 6:00pm BST
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