CFS Newsletter No. 3 - 2017

CFS Newsletter No. 3 - 2017

Mads Gram Henriksen

We are happy to announce that our former PhD-student (2008-2012) and postdoc (2013-2017), Dr. Mads Gram Henriksen has been employed as senior lecturer and researcher at Mental Health Center Glostrup, Copenhagen University Hospital.

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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.
The event is open to all. Everyone is welcome!
Place: 27.0.17
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10 March 2017, 13:15-15:00
A Buddhist Philosophical Approach to Intersubjectivity
CFS Lecture by Roy Tzohar, Department of East Asian Studies, Tel Aviv University, Israel
The event is open to all. Everyone is welcome!
Place: 16.1.16
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5 April 2017, 13:00-17:30
Affective Spaces I
CFS Workshop with confirmed speakers: Henning Nörenberg (Rostock/Copenhagen), Jan Slaby (Berlin), Thomas Szanto (Copenhagen) and Gerhard Thonhauser (Vienna)
Place: 27.0.49
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28 - 29 April 2017
Shared and Temporally Extended Agency
CFS Workshop with confirmed speakers: Adrian Alsmith (University of Copenhagen), Michael E. Bratman (Stanford University), Stephen Butterfill (University of Warwick), Ezio Di Nucci (University of Copenhagen), Natalie Gold (King's College, London), Thor Grünbaum (University of Copenhagen), Lilian O'Brien (University College Cork), Thomas Smith (University of Manchester) and Johanna Thoma (London School of Economics).
Place: 27.0.09
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CFS Conference

Confirmed speakers: Alex Gillespie, Ernestine Gordijn, Douglas Hollan, Nils Holtug, Alba Montes Sánchez, Harriet Over, Olli Pyyhtinen, Philippe Rochat, Thomas Szanto and Kirsten Thisted.

Registration: The conference is open to all, but registration is required. 

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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)
Daniel Wehinger, University of Innsbruck, Austria (20.02.2017-07.03.2017)
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

Emanuela Yeung / The development of reflection

Zeynep Üsüdür / Network for Woman in Philosophy and gendered curiosity

Felipe León / Forthcoming article in Synthese on emotional sharing and the extended mind



Overgaard, S.: “Other Minds Embodied”. Continental Philosophy Review 50, (2017, 65-80.

Blomberg, O.: "Review of Gregory Mellema: Complicity and Moral Accountability." Journal of Social Ontology 3/1, 2017, 139-142.

Jardine, J., Szanto, T.: "Empathy in the phenomenological tradition." In H.L. Maibom (ed.): The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy. New York: Routledge, 2017, 86-97.

Zahavi, D.: "Phenomenology, empathy, and mindreading." In H.L. Maibom (ed.): The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy. New York: Routledge, 2017, 33-43.

Jardine, J.: Empathy, Embodiment, and the Person: Ipseity and Alterity in Husserl's Second Ideen. Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen. 2017. (p. 189)

Ishihara, Y.: Transcendental Philosophy and its Transformations: Heidegger and Nishida's critical engagements with transcendental philosophy in the late 1920s. Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen. 2016. (p. 224)

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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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