CFS Newsletter No. 1 - 2017

CFS Newsletter No. 1 - 2017

Public Defence of PhD Thesis:

Empathy, Embodiment, and the Person
James Jardine defends his PhD thesis on 27th January, 13:00

This dissertation offers a novel reading and a critical development of Edmund Husserl’s seminal work on the deeply interrelated, but mutually irreducible, themes of intersubjectivity and selfhood.
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Faculty of Humanities, 23.0.49

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27 January 2017, 13:00
Empathy, Embodiment, and the Person
James Jardine defends his PhD thesis.
Place: 23.0.49
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1 February 2017, 15:15-17:00 
CFS Lecture by Julia Jansen: "Kant and Husserl and the problem of imagination".
Lecture by Julia Jansen, University of Leuven.  
Place: 15A.0.13
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Yuko Ishihara

On the 19th of December 2016 Yuko Ishihara successfully defended her PhD thesis: Transcendental Philosophy and its Transformations: Heidegger and Nishida's critical engagements with transcendental philosophy in the late 1920s

The defence was moderated by Associate Professor Leo Catana (University of Copenhagen). The assessment committee for the defence consisted of Professor Dan Zahavi (Chairman at the University of Copenhagen), Professor Bret W. Davis (Loyola University Maryland and Associate Professor Charlotta Weigelt (Söderstörn University).

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Copenhagen Summer School

14 - 18 August 2017

Registration is now open  

The course will provide essential insights into central themes within the philosophy of mind, viewed from a phenomenological perspective. It will consist of a mixture of key note lectures, PhD presentations and seminars (32 hours total), aimed at advanced MA students and PhD students. Post Docs are also invited to apply.

Methodology, intentionality, experience, reflection, perception, attention, self-awareness, rationality, and normativity

Keynote Speakers: 
Rudolf Bernet, University of Leuven, Belgium
David Cerbone, West Virginia University, USA
Hanne Jacobs, Loyola University Chicago, USA
Søren Overgaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Dan Zahavi, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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Visiting researchers

Antony Fredriksson, Åbo Akademi, Finland (16.01.2017-31.07.2017)
Marine Kneubühler, 
University of Lausanne, Switzerland (12.08.2016-31.07.2017)
Takuya Nakamura, Doshisha University, Japan (01.04.2016-31.03.2017)
Henning Nörenberg, University of Rostock, Germany (August 2015-July 2017)
Yunlong Xiao, Zhejiang University, China (22.09.2016-23.03.2017)
Emanuela Yeung, University of Victoria, Canada (03.01.2017-31.03.2017)

See list of previous visiting researchers

CFS Blog at The Open Commons of Phenomenology

Michela Summa / Experiencing fictions


Georgian translation

Dan Zahavi’s Husserl’s Phenomenology (Stanford 2003) is now available in Georgian translation.


Zahavi, D., Salice, A.: “Phenomenology of the we: Stein, Walther, Gurwitsch.” In J. Kiverstein (ed.): The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of the Social Mind. New York: Routledge, 2017, 515-527.

Szanto, T.: "Collaborative Irrationality, Akrasia, and Groupthink: Social Disruptions of Emotion Regulation." Frontiers in Psychology 7/2002, 2016, 1-17.

Zahavi, D.: Huserlis penomenologia. Tbilisi: Ilias sakhelmtsipo universitetis gamomtsemloba, 2016. (244 pp.).

Krueger, J., & Szanto, T.: "Extended Emotions." Philosophy Compass 11/12, 2016, 863-878.

León, F.: Shared experiences and other minds. Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen. 2016. (p. 195)

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About the center

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.

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