Workshop on the Philosophy of Activism

September 7, 2020 - September 22, 2020
Australian Catholic University, Melbourne campus

United Kingdom


Australian Catholic University

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September 8 (GMT)

3:00 - 3:50pm:

Madhavi Mohan (Western University), "Metalinguistic Negotiation as a Form of Activism"

10-minute break

4:00 - 4:50pm:

Francisco Garcia-Gibson (University of Buenos Aires), "Undemocratic Climate Protests"

30-minute break

5:20 - 6:10pm:

Candice Delmas (Northeastern University), "The Right to Hunger Strike"
10-minute break

6:20 - 7:10pm:

Aaron Yarmel (University of Wisconsin), "On Choosing Where to Stand: Selecting a Strategic Orientation in a Social Movement"

30-minute break

7:40 - 8:30pm:

Alyse Spiehler (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) and Bob Fischer (Texas State University), "A Worry for Opportunistic Activism"

September 22 (GMT)

3:00 - 3:50pm:

Amy Sepinwall (University of Pennsylvania), "The Morality of Boycotts"

10-minute break

4:00 - 4:50pm:

Ramona Ilea (Pacific University), "Activism and Philosophy: Compatible or in Tension?" 

30-minute break

5:20 - 6:10pm:

Zeynep Direk (Koç University), "Politics of Shame and Disgust: The Transformation of Activism"

10-minute break

6:20 - 7:10pm: Avia Pasternak (University College London), "'It's the Only Way to Make Us Heard': Violent Protest and Testimonial Injustice" 

30-minute break

7:40 - 8:30pm:

David Killoren (Dianoia Institute) and Richard Rowland (University of Leeds), "What is Activism?"

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Dr Ann Lawless
Murdoch University

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