CFS Newsletter No. 3 - 2019

CFS Newsletter No. 3 - 2019

Recognition, We-Intentionality and Second-Person Engagement

The Center for Subjectivity Research is organising a two-day workshop on Recognition, We-intentionality and Second-Person Engagement, on April 4-5, 2019. 

Confirmed Speakers: Marie-Elisabeth Holm (University of Southern Denmark), Andrea Kern (University of Leipzig), Arto Laitinen (Tampere University), Patricia Meindl (University of Copenhagen) and
Danielle Petherbridge (University College Dublin)

Everyone is welcome! If you would like to attend, please register by sending an e-mail to by March 25.  
Click here for preliminary programme, abstracts and more information

Phenomenology of Social Life

17th annual Conference of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology
University of Copenhagen, 25-27 April, 2019

Registration is open 
Registration is open until  4 April 2019.
A conference fee 600 DKK is to be paid when registering for the conference. 
The fee covers coffee/tea during breaks, one conference dinner and a reception. 

Where to stay
Conference attendants are recommended to book accommodation well in advance of the conference.

We have been fortunate to get a special rate and terms for conference attendants at the WAKEUP BERNSTORFFSGADE. It takes approximately 25 minutes to walk to the conference from the hotel.

Special rate on both single- and twinrooms from 24 April to 27 April 2019. Please note that the special rate is only available until 25 March 2019.

Read more about NoSP 2019

Visiting researchers

Gústav Bergmann, University of Iceland, (05.02.2019 - 30.06.2019)
Mads Dengsø, Intern
Stéphanie Gauttier, University of Twente, NL  (01.04.2019 - 31.05.2019)
Thomas Netland, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NO (04.02.2019 - 31.05.2019)
Lucy Osler,  University of Exeter, UK (03.04.2019 - 30.04.2019)
Thomas Szanto, University of Jyväskylä, FI (01.02.2019-31.03.2019)
Chengcheng Wu, Xiamen University, CN (01.10-2018 - 31.10.2019)

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25 March 2019, 13:15-15:00
Applied phenomenology and the epoché
CFS Lecture by James Morley, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Ramapo College of New Jersey, USA and Dan Zahavi, CFS.
The lecture is open and free to all. Welcome
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4 April - 5 April 2019
Recognition, We-Intentionality and Second-Person Engagement
Confirmed Speakers: Marie-Elisabeth Holm (University of Southern Denmark), Andrea Kern (University of Leipzig), Arto Laitinen (Tampere University), Patricia Meindl (University of Copenhagen) and Danielle Petherbridge (University College Dublin)
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25 April - 27 April 2019
Phenomenology of Social Life
17th annual conference of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology.
Keynote speakers: Karin Dahlberg (Linnaeus University), Julia Jansen (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) and Alva Noë (UC Berkeley). 
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2 May 2019, 08:00-18:00
Medical humanities: Contributions, new approaches and future pathways
Novo Nordisk Foundation Symposium - The Symposium focuses on the frontiers of humanities-driven health research, the impact of humanities on health science and health sector practices, and finally on future pathways for expanding the contribution of humanities health research in a Danish context.

The organizers welcome young and established health researchers from across disciplines and health professionals alike to join the symposium.

Keynote speakers:
Mark Jackson, Exeter University, Prof. of History of Medicine.
Thomas Fuchs, University of Heidelberg, Prof. of Philosophical Foundations of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy.
Stanley Ulijaszek, Oxford University, Prof. of Human Ecology.
Roelien Bastiansee, University of Groningen, Prof. in Neurolinguistics.
Stefan Timmermans, UCLA, Prof. of Sociology.
Helga Jónsdóttir, University of Iceland, Prof. of Nursing Care.
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Early bird registration

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.

Place: University of Copenhagen, Njalsgade 134 (entrance from Emil Holms Kanal 2) Aud. 22.0.11, Copenhagen

Time: 12-16 August 2019

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.

Topics: Perception, methodology, applied phenomenology, temporality, psychopathology, externalism, normativity.

Keynote Speakers:
Sara Heinämaa, University of Jyväskylä
Joel Krueger, University of Exeter
Søren Overgaard, University of Copenhagen
Mark Wrathall, University of Oxford
Dan Zahavi, University of Copenhagen & University of Oxford

Registration  fee
Early Bird registration fee (until 3 April) is 850 DKK
Regular registration fee (from 4 April - 8 May) is 1000 DKK
The fee covers coffee, one common dinner, a reception and an excursion in Copenhagen.
Register here 

CFS Blog at The Open Commons of Phenomenology

Hayden Kee / CfS Blog for Feb 18-28, 2019 Visit


Zahavi, D.: ""Das Selbst, der Andere und Wir." In J. Noller (ed.): Was sind und wie existieren Personen? Paderborn: Mentis, 2019, 227-244.

Zahavi, D.: "Fænomenologisk metode." In M.F. Nielsen & S. Skriver (eds.), Metodekogebogen. U Press, 2019, 396-398.

León, F.: "Autism, social connectedness, and minimal social acts." Adaptive Behavior27 (1), 2019, 75-89.

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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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