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CRITIQUE Virtual Roundtable International Relations in a Post-Truth World – 6 October 2021, 3pm

Event co-hosted with Centre for Global Knowledge Studies (gloknos), SKAPE, CeSeR Questions of truth and expertise are at the forefront of global political debates, such that it is common to speak of a ‘post-truth’ world and a backlash against ‘expert’ knowledge. From Brexit to climate change, from the Syrian civil war to Covid-19, […]

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CRITIQUE Virtual Roundtable Training Environmentally Responsible Students – 27 October 2021, 3pm

An initiative of CRITIQUE’s Environmental Working Group. This roundtable event invites insights from teachers and researchers from a range of subject areas who broadly share an interest in training environmentally responsible students at the University of Edinburgh. The conversation will explore the imperatives, pressures, obstacles, and opportunities experienced by academics […]

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CRITIQUE Virtual Author-Meets-Critics The Last Parents on Earth: Raising Children in a World in Crisis with Elizabeth Cripps (Edinburgh) – 3 November 2021, 3 pm

A Virtual Author-Meets-Critics with Liz Cripps  0n her forthcoming book The Last Parents on Earth: Raising Children in a World in Crisis (MIT Press, 2023) We raise our children in a flawed and fragile world. Climate change, pandemics, superbugs resistant to antibiotics. Extreme inequality, endemic poverty, institutionalised racism and sexism. What […]

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CRITIQUE-PTRG Seminar The Disposition to Discriminate – 10 November 2022, 3 pm

Pre-read, virtual seminar with Diana Popescu (Edinburgh University). To receive the paper and link to the event, please email critique_centre@ed.ac.uk. Event co-sponsored with the Political Theory Research Group at the University of Edinburgh. In this paper I propose a dispositional theory of discrimination, which interprets the properties on the basis […]

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CRITIQUE Virtual Roundtable Environmentalising Pedagogy – 17 November 2021, 3pm

An initiative of CRITIQUE’s Environmental Working Group. This roundtable event invites insights from scholars and educators who share an interest in ecological strategies of learning, teaching, and writing. The conversation will explore the potential for innovation and disruption contained in ‘environmental’ approaches to higher education in the modern context – […]

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CRITIQUE Seminar Feminist Leadership and the Commons: Dilemmas of Power-construction and Vulnerability – 26 January 2022, 3 pm

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Virtual seminar with Camil Ungureanu (Pompeu Fabra). To receive the link to the event, please sign up on Eventbrite. Camil Ungureanu is Serra Húnter Associate Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Pompeu Fabra. His work is located in contemporary political philosophy. In particular, he has published on religion, […]

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