Events

Upcoming

Pfunzo Sidogi: Ubuntu Aesthetics and Urban Design Equality in South Africa

Part of the lecture series Conceiving the Ethico-Political Power of Africa’s Contemporary Art(ivism)

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Nomusa Makhubu: What’s Class Got to Do With It? Art and Civic Engagement

Part of the lecture series Conceiving the Ethico-Political Power of Africa’s Contemporary Art(ivism).

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Lecture Series 2024: Conceiving the Ethico-Political Power of Africa’s Contemporary Art(ivism)

This lecture series appraises (South) Africa’s contemporary art(ivism) as a key site and resource for direly needed ethico-political renewal and leadership often overlooked in the dominant focus on political, corporate, technological and scientific actors.

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The Southern African Society for Environmental Philosophy (SASEP)

SASEP was established in 2023 thanks to a generous grant from the National institute for Human and Social Sciences as part of the Catalytic Research Programme. Our main aim was to create a formal association in South and Southern Africa dedicated to environmental philosophy, so becoming a permanent part of the academic landscape going forward. […]

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Catia Faria: Animal Ethics in the Wild: Wild Animal Suffering and Intervention in Nature

Part of the seminar series Thinking our environmental future: Conversations on the environment, climate and ethics

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Workineh Kelbessa: Environmental Philosophy in African Traditions of Thought

Part of the seminar series Thinking our environmental future: Conversations on the environment, climate and ethics

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Simona Capisani: Centering Climate Mobility Justice: Livability, Loss and Damage, and the Climate Governance Regime

Part of the seminar series Thinking our environmental future: Conversations on the environment, climate and ethics

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Seminar with Ezekiel Dixon-Román

Part of the seminar series Thinking the Future: Conversations on Technology, Subjectivity and Ethics

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Paolo Vignola – Notes on the Extractivist Image of Thought

Part of the seminar series Thinking the Future: Conversations on Technology, Subjectivity and Ethics

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Elena Esposito – Algorithms as Communication Partners?

Part of the seminar series Thinking the Future: Conversations on Technology, Subjectivity and Ethics

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The Institute for Contemporary Ethics (ICE) launches!

On Friday, 29 July, the Institute for Contemporary Ethics (ICE), associated with the School of Philosophy, was launched. The launch was attended by the Chair, the Steering Committee, Prof. Mirna Nel – the Deputy Dean of Research and Innovation, and Prof. Nnenesi Kgabi – Director of Research Support, on behalf of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for […]

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