CFS Newsletter No. 2 - 2017

CFS Newsletter No. 2 - 2017

New PhD student

Juan Camilo Toro is a newly enrolled PhD student at CFS from February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2020.

His investigation is focused on embodiment and sociality, and he aims at integrating empirical and theoretical approaches to better understand the social aspects of cerebral palsy. Part of his research takes place in collaboration with the Helene Elsass Center in Copenhagen.

His supervisor at CFS is Prof. Dan Zahavi.


3 March 2017, 14:15-16:00
CFS Lecture by Owen Flanagan: "Never in Anger"
Lecture by Owen Flanagan, James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy, Center for Comparative Philosophy, Duke University, USA
Place: 16.1.16
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7 March 2017, 14:15-17:00
Phenomenology Workshop
Phenomenology workshop with lectures by Dorothée Legrand, Nicolas de Warren and Dan Zahavi.
Place: 27.0.17
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10 March 2017, 13:15-15:00
CFS Lecture by Roy Tzohar: "A Buddhist Philosophical Approach to Intersubjectivity"
Lecture by Roy Tzohar, Department of East Asian Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Place: 16.1.16
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James Jardine

On the 27th January 2017 James Jardine successfully defended his PhD thesis: Empayhy, Embodiment, and the Person.

The defence was moderated by Associate Professor Søren Gosvig Olesen (University of Copenhagen).

The assessment committee for the defence consisted of Associate Professor Søren Overgaard(Chairman at the University of Copenhagen), Professor Nicolas de Warren (KU Leuven) and Reader Tanja Staehler (University of Sussex).

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Copenhagen Summer School


14 - 18 August 2017

EARLY BIRD registration fee (until 31 March) is 700 DKK including VAT.

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

Thomas Szanto / The ‘Collaborative Spiraling of Irrationality’ in Times of ‘Alternative Facts’

Søren Overgaard / Other Minds Embodied

James Jardine / Empathy, Embodiment, and the Person

Elodie Boublil / On Relational Vulnerability

Henning Nörenberg / Otherwise than reason?



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.

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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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