November 8th, a special masterclass about normative professionalism is being organized bij the research network of the foundation Critical Ethics of Care. Continue reading Searching for the good. Dedicated professionals between complexity and scarcity.
What my corpus of novels and short stories exposes and bring into focus is thus an “accountable posthumanism … that can embrace multiplicity and partial perspective, a posthumanism that is not threatened by others”. Dominique Hétu explains Continue reading Care ethics shares points of tension with critical posthumanism
The French movie Faces, Places (‘Visages, villages’ – 2017) by Agnes Varda, well known for her films co-setting the trend for the Nouvelle Vague, and by JR, a young and enigmatic photographer and street artist, is a many layered documentary that makes you wake up with a smile in the morning. Continue reading ‘A place gets a face’ – Agnes Varda’s attentive compassion with the social
Conference November 23-24, Prague
Keynote speaker at this conference is Joan Tronto (University of Minnesota, USA).
The aim of the conference is to elaborate on Tronto’s invitation to rethink the very substance of democracy from the care perspective. Continue reading Caring democracy: Current Topics in the Political Theory of Care
Congress of Qualitative Inquiry Leuven 6 – 9 February, 2018
The conference theme is Nomadic Inquiry: Continue reading Second European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry
Neoliberalism, unexpectedly and unavoidably, has many faces. On June 15 Thomas Biebricher, (professor in political theory and philosophy at Goethe University, Frankfurt a.M., Germany) will present his thoughts on the many faces of neoliberalism. He does so on the invitation of the Foundation Critical Ethics of Care and his presentation will take place at VU Amsterdam. Prof. dr. Andries Baart and prof. dr. Govert Buijs will respond to his lecture. Some of Biebricher’s key articles have been translated into Dutch and a book with a collection of articles will become available on june 15. See our calendar for more information