Colloquium Schedule, February-April 2021

Joint TCD/UCC Philosophy Colloquium Sponsored by The Irish Philosophical Society Friday afternoons, 3pm on Zoom (check individual events for times) February 5 (3pm) – Jenann Ismael (Columbia) – Time and the Visual Imagination:  from physics to philosophy February 12 (3pm) – Cara Nine (UCC) –  Secession: Crafting Borders and Environmental Responsibility February 19 (3pm) – Alba Montes Sánchez (UCC) – Three Forms of Pride March 5 (3pm) – Maria Baghramian (UCD) – Trust as a norm of science Read more…

Call for papers – ‘The Future as a Present Concern’

THE FUTURE AS A PRESENT CONCERN | NUIG – IPS – BSP | ONLINE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE | 1-3 SEPTEMBER 2021 Online international conference between the National University of Ireland Galway / Ollscoil Na Héireann Gaillimh, The Irish Philosophical Society / Cumann Fealsúnachta Na Héireann, and the British Society for Phenomenology. * * * Call for Papers * * * The organisers invite abstracts for the international conference The Future as a Present Concern. Due to Read more…

‘The Future as a Present Concern’ Online Conference 2021: NUIG – IPS – BSP

Online international conference between the National University of Ireland Galway / Ollscoil Na Héireann Gaillimh, The Irish Philosophical Society | Cumann Fealsúnachta Na Héireann, and the British Society for Phenomenology This conference explores the question of the future from phenomenological and other philosophical perspectives. There will be papers on various aspects of this question, whether ontological, ethical, aesthetical, epistemological, and in relation to political theory, gender theory, critical race theory, ecology, philosophy of religion, philosophy Read more…

Law/Gender/Body/Texts (LGBT)

IPS is proud to sponsor Law/Gender/Body/Texts (LGBT), an online speaker series organized by Valeria Venditti (UCC). LGBT Poster (.pdf) Law/Gender/Body/Texts is an online discussion that draws together international scholars from different disciplines to explore the issue of gender and its transformations. This series of workshops aims at envisioning alternative ways of conceiving gender by taking into account practices and material conditions that challenge the binary understanding of gender. Legal systems, bodies and texts will be Read more…

Joint TCD/UCC Philosophy Colloquium

Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork are hosting a philosophy colloquium together this year, sponsored by the Irish Philosophical Society. The printable schedule is here and will be updated as we receive abstracts. Venue Online, Zoom Time Mondays, 4-6pm, Irish Local Time Chair/organizers Adina Preda, Philosophy, TCD Director of Trinity Centre for Justice and Values Cara Nine, Philosophy, UCC President of Irish Philosophical Society   To be added to the Zoom invite list, please Read more…

Irish Philosophy ‘Work-in-Progress’ Seminar Series (online)

During this summer of cancelled conferences, workshops and other events, we are hosting an Irish Philosophy ‘Lock-In’ Work-In-Progress series. All sessions will be online and will not last more than an hour. The series is hosted in collaboration with Trinity’s new Centre for Justice and Values, Directed by Adina Preda. Several of the Centre’s members feature in this first set of speakers. We’re kicking things off with presentations by researchers from UCC, NUI Galway, and Read more…

CANCELLED: IPS Annual Conference 2020

We are sorry to report that the Irish Philosophical Society‘s 2020 conference has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. In lieu of that, we have organised a ‘Work in Progress’ seminar series, featuring a range of fascinating talks and the opportunity for Q&A with some of Ireland’s leading philosophers. See our events page for details. The full programme is available here.

IRISH PHILOSOPHICAL CLUB – Annual Conference 2020

The Club will hold its next meeting on Friday and Saturday, 27th and 28th March 2020 at the Boyne Valley Hotel & Country Club (http://www.boyne-valley-hotel.ie) in Drogheda (B&B Single Room: €80; Twin/Double Room : €105; Conference Dinner (Friday): €35.00) Programme:  Friday, March 27  7:00–8:30 Cara Nine (University College Cork)  Self-Determination and Functional Autonomy 8:30 Dinner  Saturday, March 28  9:00–9:30 AGM  9:30–11:00 Adina Preda (Trinity College Dublin)  Can Rights Conflict?  11:30–1:00 Kevin Scharp (University of St. Andrews)  Machine Learning and Philosophical Read more…

Annual Conference 2019

Our most recent conference, on philosophy of science, political philosophy and the intersection between them, was held on December 6-7 2019 at University College, Cork. Keynotes were: Alfred Moore (York), Zeynep Pamuk (Oxford) and Julian Reiss (Durham). It was a hoot and we all got smashed on Guinness and Beamish. Guinness is better but if you say that in Cork, they’ll lynch you. They also served Barry’s tea instead of Lyons, but in every life a Read more…

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