Close

Lectures, Seminars and Workshops

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 – […]

Read More

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

sandy texture

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, […]

Read More

CRITIQUE-PTRG Seminar The Appropriateness of Hate – 9 March 2022, 3 pm

abstract background

Pre-read, virtual seminar with Thomas Szanto (Copenhagen 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. Thomas Szanto is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at the Center for Subjectivity Research at the University […]

Read More

CRITIQUE Virtual Author-Meets-Critics The Epistemology of Protest: Silencing, Epistemic Activism and the Communicative Life of Resistance with José Medina (Northwestern) – 15 June 2022, 3 pm

protest

A Virtual Author-Meets-Critics with José Medina on his book manuscript The Epistemology of Protest: Silencing, Epistemic Activism and the Communicative Life of Resistance. The Epistemology of Protest offers an account of communicative and epistemic resistance against injustice in street activism and protest movements. The book examines the communicative power of […]

Read More