Stadt: Paderborn

Frist: 2017-07-15

Beginn: 2017-07-23

Ende: 2017-03-28


The Libori Summer School 2017 offers four parallel courses held by leading experts in the specific areas which will present, investigate, and discuss women philosophers and scientists of various eras. The courses take place from Monday, July 24th to Friday, July 28th, 2017. In addition, social and evening activities will be provided. The Libori Summer School 2017 welcomes international participants interested in the field of the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists (HWPS). We appreciate the contributions of international (under-)graduate students as well as university scholars, and encourage everybody interested to apply. Plenary presentations, round-tables, and courses focusing on women philosophers, among other things, will be offered to students and scholars at the Libori Summer School 2017.

Undergraduate and graduate students will have the opportunity to learn about the latest developments in this field of research, enrich their perspective in an intercultural setting, and to engage in direct interaction with leading experts in the area through discussions and participation in courses. Moreover, it aims to summarize the state of research and assist academic scholars in the field of HWPS with their research projects. In the morning sessions, the course instructors will give a general overview and introductions into various fields of research. In the afternoon sessions, the course participants will investigate and enhance their knowledge on specific topics, which will have been presented in the morning session. Courses and discussions will be held in English.

1. Women Philosophers: Medieval and Renaissance Periods
2. Émilie Du Châtelet on Matter, Bodies, Forces, and Motion Part II
3. Women Phenomenologists of the Early 20th Century
4. Helene Druskowitz and Modern Misandry

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