CFS Newsletter No. 3 - 2016

CFS Newsletter No. 3 - 2016

The Center for Subjectivity Research was established in 2002 as an interdisciplinary "Center of Excellence." In the period 2002-2012 it was funded by the Danish National Research Foundation, with supplementary funding from the University of Copenhagen. Currently, it is host to a number of externally funded research projects. It is located at the Faculty of Humanities, and its current staff is affiliated with the Faculty of Humanities, the Faculty of Theology, and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

Copenhagen Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind

More than 70 from 14 countries have already registered.  

Deadline for registration and submitting an abstract is 8 May. 

Giovanna Colombetti, John J. Drummond, Shaun Gallagher, Søren Overgaard and Dan Zahavi. 

See the summer school site


27 April 2016, 09:00-16:00 
Workshop: "We-identity and its social and political implications" 
How are such notions as ‘we-ness’ or ‘we-identity’ established, stabilized and mobilized? AMIS and CFS will join forces to explore these issues.
See programme and read more

12 May 2016, 14:15-16:00 
CFS Lecture by Piet Hut: An Extradisciplinary Approach to the Study of Consciousness   
Read more

25 May 2016, 14:15-16:00 
CFS Lecture by Galen Strawson: Descartes’s mind 
Read more

26 May 2016, 14:15-16:00 
CFS Lecture by Galen Strawson: I have no future 
Read more

13 June - 14 June 2016 
CFS Workshop: "We & You"  CFS Workshop with David Bakhurst, Malinda Carpenter and Naomi Eilan.
Read more

17 June 2016, 13:15-15:00 
CFS Lecture by Jo-Jo Koo: "Heidegger's Underdeveloped Conception of the Undistinguishedness of Everyday Human Existence" 
Lecture by Jo-Jo Koo, Department of Philosophy, Mount Holyoke College, USA. 
Read more

CFS Lecture by Piet Hut: An Extradisciplinary Approach to the Study of Consciousness
12 May 2016, 14:15-16:00

I will report on several initiatives that I have organized together with colleagues from many different disciplines within academia, as well as outside academia.

These cover different types of summer schools, activities in virtual worlds, and most recently a plan to start a science/philosophy/art/design/technology cafe in Manhattan.  The common theme in all these activities has been the study of consciousness, from rather different angles.

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New employments

Adrian Alsmith is employed from 5 March 2016 to 15 October 2017 as an associate professor at the CFS and the Philosophy Section of the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. He is currently leader of an interdisciplinary project on the relationship between bodily experience and spatial perception. See more about the project here.

Thomas Szanto is employed from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2018 as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (MSC-IF-mono) from the Research Executive Agency REA under the power delegated by the European Commission.
He will be start on his project SHARE: “Shared Emotions, Group Membership, and Empathy“. See more about the project on the CFS blog

Visiting researchers

Alessandro Salice, University College Cork, Ireland (18.04.2016-30.05.2016)
Hayden Kee, Fordham University, New York, USA (01.02.2016-29.04.2016)
Henning Nörenberg, University of Rostock, DE (August 2015-July 2017)
Takuya Nakamura, Doshisha Universkity, JP (01.04.2016-31.03.2017)

CFS Blog: at The Open Commons of Phenomenology

The Open Commons of Phenomenology is supervised and supported by an International Scientific Board composed of a prestigious selection of the best experts in phenomenology-related research from around the world. The list of members is still being updated, see list.



Nörenberg, H.: "Ich, du, er, sie, es. Und wir? Sartre und die Anderen." In Gladisch, K., Klie, T. (eds.): ”Geschlossene Gesellschaft”: Idenitätsdramen zwischen Text und Performanz. Lit Verlag, 2016, 73-84.

Nordgaard, J., Henriksen, M.G., (2016). Self-disorders: A promising candidate for early detection. Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology 4: 12-3.

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