CFS Newsletter No. 1 - 2018

CFS Newsletter No. 1 - 2018

Welcome to Patricia Meindl

Patricia Meindl is a newly enrolled PhD fellow at CFS, affiliated with the project "You and We: Second-Person Engagement and Collective Intentionality" from 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2020. Dan Zahavi is superviser.

Visiting researchers

Thomas Arnold, Heidelberg University, DE (04.01.2018 – 30.06.2018)
Christopher Erhard, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, DE (02.05.2017-31.03.2018)
Takashi Ikeda, Meiji University, JP, (01.11.2017-20.03.2018)
Yiwei Jin, Peking University, CH (21.08.2017-31.08.2018)
Xing Liu, Zhejiang University of Technology, CH (04.09.2017-14.11.2018)
Fulin Yue, Nanjing University, CN (03.01.2018 - 30.12.2018)

See list of previous visiting researchers


6 February 2018, 14:15-17:00
Phenomenology, Judaism, and National Socialism
Workshop with lectures by Sara Heinämaa, Hans Ruin and Dan Zahavi. The workshop is free and open to all.
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27 February 2018, 13:15-15:00
Phenomenological Psychology: Scope and methodology
Lecture by Magnus Englander, Dept. of Social Work, Malmö University, Sweden & James Morley, The School of Social Science and Human Services, Ramapo College of New Jersey, USA. 
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8 March 2018, 14:15-16:00
‘Feeling in seeing’: embodiment and visual politics
Lecture by Manos Tsakiris, Dept. of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London & The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK.
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9 March 2018, 10:15-12:00
Turning the self inside-out: The role of interoception for self- and social-awareness
CFS Lecture by Manos Tsakiris, Dept. of Psychology, Royal Holloway, University of London & The Warburg Institute, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK. Read more

3 May - 4 May 2018
I, Thou, and We: Phenomenological Perspectives
CFS Workshop with confirmed speakers: Petar Bojanic, Michael Fagenblat, Felipe León, Ashraf Noor, and Dan Zahavi.
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28 May - 30 May 2018
Philosophical Issues in Psychiatry V
The conference is free and open for participation for all with a professional interest (psychiatry, philosophy, neuroscience, psychology, related disciplines).
Registration is needed and will follow "first come, first serve" principle.
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Registration is open

The Copenhagen Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind is an annual event organized by the Center of Subjectivity Research and co-funded by the PhD School at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen.

Intentionality, Perception, Memory, Corporeality and Intercorporeality, Illness and Suffering, Enactivism, Methodology, Qualitative research.

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

Keynote Speakers:
Søren Overgaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 
Mark Rowlands, University of Miami, USA
Fredrik Svenaeus, Södertörn University, Sweden
Tanja Staehler, University of Sussex, UK
Dan Zahavi, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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Lars Siersbæk Nilsson

Congratulations to Lars Siersbæk Nilsson
On the 18 January 2018 Lars Siersbæk Nilsson successfully defended his PhD thesis: 
The Disrupted "We": A New Look at Intersubjectivity in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders.  

The Assessment Committee:
(Chairperson) Associate Professor Lennart Bertil Jansson
Professor Giovanni Stanghellini
Professor Borut Skodlar

Professor Josef Parnas
Associate Professor Julie Nordgaard
Professor Dan Zahavi 

Ask for a copy of the thesis:


Zahavi, D.: "Pre-reflective self-awareness and experiential selfhood: Singular and Plural. Seminar with Dan Zahavi." Filozofija I Društvo XXVIII/4, 2017, 1035-1060.

Nörenberg, H.: ”The Numinous, the Ethical, and the Body. Rudolf Otto’s ‘The Idea of the Holy’ Revisited.” Open Theology 3(1), 2017, 546-564,

Jardine, J.: "Elementary Recognition and Empathy: A Husserlian Account." Metodo 5(1), 2017, 143-170

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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 and the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

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