Honoring Frans Vosman, editor Ivonne Hoen wants to share with you his ‘unspeakable’ legacy for her research regarding the ‘survivor with chronic suffering’. She also ponders about taking up the challenge to broaden his theoretical concept with lifeworld experiences in the political practice. Continue reading Frans Vosman’s ‘Survivor‘: five inspirations
Challenging privileges, building solidarities
University of Ottawa
October 29-31, 2020
Local organizers: Sophie Bourgault (University of Ottawa)
and Fiona Robinson (Carleton University)
Scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit an abstract (between 250-300 words) for a 20-minute presentation (firm time limit) on the theme of Decentering Ethics. We are seeking presentations that explore how an ethic of care has addressed or can address the issues of privilege, hierarchy and solidarity in the contemporary context. All scholarly approaches are welcome including those that address or employ theory, empirical data, applications, policy, aesthetics, etc. Please note that the organizing committee encourages presentations that are not read.
See for further details this pdf
While presenting a short outline in his discussion of Fabienne Brugère’s book Care Ethics. The Introduction of Care as Political Category, editor Sylwin Cornielje elaborates also two themes that Brugère leaves open, as he believes these matters necessarily need to be clarified in order for care to become a convincing ground for political ethics in late modern society. Continue reading Care as a political category
A public book launch/webinar with four presentations by the book contributors including Joan Tronto.
The virtual book launch/webinar takes place on Zoom on Thursday, October 15 from 3pm to 4.30pm CEST (Prague/Bratislava time). The program includes an opening presentation of the book followed by four short talks by authors who contributed to the volume: Joan Tronto, Jorma Heier, Kanchana Mahadevan and Sophie Bourgault. The speakers will link the arguments of their chapters to current important political/social issues. Any attendee will have a chance to participate in the closing discussion.
More information and free registration here
The collection of articles in Care Ethics, Democratic Citizenship and the State invites reflection on how to think about the democratic caring state within different contexts globally. In this article editors Lizzie Ward and Petr Urban present the publication.
In this blog Ella Hillström questions the axiomatic corrections of the lip and jaw cleft she and her sister were born with. Continue reading Operation Disturbance: Questioning Cleft Lip and Jaw Corrections