At the conference of the Care Ethics Reserach Consortium (Portland, September 2018), Brunella Casalini, Associate Professor at the University of Florence, presented a paper: Care of the self and subjectivity in precarious neolilberal societies. Continue reading Adding precarity
Does care ethics have an eye for cultural classes? Frans Vosman held his valedictory speech Friday, June 15, 2018 on survivors as a cultural class. Continue reading Surviving as a form of life
Kari Tsushima (Kyoto,Japan) will present: A Precarity of Need Interpretation for Dependency Workers in Japan. Her presentation includes ‘Dependency Work and Transparent Self’ by Eva Feder Kittay; the Payment Gap between workers and volunteers; and the Japanese Welfare Reform in 1990s. She will address these topics through Need interpretation by Nancy Fraser, the five care phases by Joan Tronto and Precarity by Judith Butler.
More informatiom can be obtained from Mrs Jorma Heier (see below for contact details).
Precarity is a rich and widely contested term that can describe a variety of oppressive circumstances. The Care Ethics Research Consortium (CERC), a worldwide, interdisciplinary community organises its first annual conference on this theme. Eva Feder Kittay and Fiona Robinson will be the key note speakers. Continue reading Care Ethics and Precarity
On September the 28th and 29th, in Portland (Oregon, USA), the Care Ethics Research Consortium (CERC) , initiated by Joan Tronto and Carlo Leget, organised its inaugural conference entitled –Care Ethics and Precarity– at the Portland State University. Continue reading Care Ethics and Precarity; a precarious notion
“The ethics of care can certainly participate in processes aiming to reshape, repair, heal, anticipate, understand, denounce and provide an opportunity for expressing injustices of many kinds”, says Dominique Hétu, while providing insight in how this is done in Canada. Continue reading Care Ethics in Canada