Conference: "ESPRA 2: Subjectivity and the Body"

29 January 2008

January 29 - February 1, 2008
Conference funded by European Science Foundation.
Danish National Research Foundation: Center for Subjectivity Research & Ambassade de France au Danemark.

Vasudevi Reddy: "On Feeling and Being Felt: Infants and Other Minds"

14 February 2008 kl. 13.15-15.00

Lecture by Vasudevi Reddy, Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, UK.

Anthony Steinbock: "The Formation of Self and Otherness in the Experience of Trust"

10 March 2008 kl. 14.15-16.00

Lecture by Anthony Steinbock, Department of Philosophy, University of Southern Illinois at Carbondale, USA.

Conference/PhD Course: "Religion and Subjectivity: Reconsidering the Relational Self"

13 March 2008

March 13-15, 2008
Organizers: Arne Grøn, Carsten Pallesen and Claudia Welz in cooperation with the Nordic Society for Philosophy of Religion and the Theological Faculty of the University of Copenhagen.
Location: Lecture room 27.0.17, University of Copenhagen, Njalsgade 144 (building 27, ground floor). Map
Prior registration required. Please state if you are a PhD student when registering. Please register before February 15th, 2008, by sending an email to

Workshop: "Consciousness and brain in context II"

25 March 2008

March 25-27, 2008.
More information to follow.

Conference: "Psychopathology of Schizophrenia: 100 Years"

24 April 2008

April 24-26, 2008
International conference on schizophrenia to be held in Lausanne.
Organized by the Department of Psychiatry of the University of Lausanne, in collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry, Hvidovre Hospital, and Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen.

Patrick Stokes: "What's Missing in Episodic Selfhood? A Kierkegaardian Response to Strawson"

26 May 2008 kl. 13:15-15:00

Lecture by Patrick Stokes, Søren Kierkegaard Research Center, University of Copenhagen

Hans Ruin: "Meditation and Calculation - Cassirer and Heidegger on the Fate of Technology"

27 May 2008 kl. 10.15-12.00

Lecture by Hans Ruin, Department of Philosophy, Södertörn University College, Sweden

Dissertation Defense: René Korsholm Rosfort: "Subjectivity and Ethics. Ricoeur and the Question of Naturalizing Personhood"

4 June 2008 kl. 13:00-16:00

René Korsholm Rosfort, Faculty of Theology and Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen.

Jean Greisch: "Das 'Spiel der Transzendenz', das Selbst und die Frage der Ethik"

5 June 2008 kl. 10:15-12:00

Lecture by Jean Greisch, Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, Institut Catholique, Paris.

Michael Deere: "Life Always Outside: Silent Pain and Singular Bodies"

26 June 2008 kl. 14:15-16:00

Lecture by Michael Deere, Department of Philosophy, Salem State University, USA

Summer School: Social Cognition and Social Narrative

7 July 2008

July 7-13, 2008
Summer School: Social Cognition and Social Narrative
Organized by Shaun Gallagher, Dan Hutto & Dan Zahavi
Funded by European Science Foundation: Consciousness in a Natural and Cultural Context (CNCC)
Application deadline: March 1, 2008.

Summer School: Self and Self-disorders

25 August 2008 kl. 08:00-16:00

August 25-27, 2008
Summer School: Self and Self-disorders
Organized by Josef Parnas
Funded by the Marie Curie Research Training Network Disorders and Coherence of the Embodied Self (DISCOS)
Application deadline was May 15 and we are therefore closed for registration.

CANCELLED: Benny Shanon: "Human Consciousness and its Psychological Investigation"

16 September 2008 kl. 10.15-13.00

Due to unforseen circumstances the lecture is cancelled.

Workshop with Gavin Flood: "Religion and Subjectivity"

25 September 2008 kl. 14:15-16:00

Registered PhD students will have an opportunity to discuss the various aspects of religion and subjectivity with Gavin Flood on the basis of the morning's lecture and on previously studied materials provided by the organizers.
To participate in the workshop prior registration required. Please register before September 15, 2008, by sending an email to Oluf Schönbeck:

Colloquium: "Selfhood and Self-Annihilation"

26 September 2008

Speakers: George Pattison, Gavin Flood, Ben Morgan, Jonna Bornemark and Joel Krueger.
Organized by Arne Grøn.
Prior registration required: Please register before September 10 by sending an email to

PhD-Course: "Religion and Consciousness"

6 November 2008

November 6-8, 2008
Organized by Arne Grøn in collaboration with the research education programme Religion & Society, University of Copenhagen
Prior registration required. Please register before October 27 by sending an email to Oluf Schönbeck:

George Pattison: "Freedom, Being, and Love: Nothingness in Sartre, Heidegger, and Kierkegaard"

21 November 2008 kl. 10:15-12:00

George Pattison is Lady Margaret Professor of Divinity at the University of Oxford. Among his numerous publications are Art, Modernity and Faith (1991), Kierkegaard: the Aesthetic and the Religious (1992), Agnosis: Theology in the Void (1996), The Later Heidegger (2000), Kierkegaard’s Upbuilding Discourses: Philosophy, Literature and Theology (2002), Thinking about God in an Age of Technology (2005), The Philosophy of Kierkegaard (2005). He is currently working on a book on God and ontology

Conference: "Trust, Sociality, Selfhood"

4 December 2008

December 4-5, 2008
Organized by Arne Grøn and Claudia Welz

Co-funded by the Velux-Foundation
Abstracts can be downloaded from this site.

Advisory Board Meeting

6 December 2008 kl. 10:00-16:00

One day conference with the Advisory Board (Ingolf U. Dahlfert, Shaun Gallagher, Günter Figal, Philipe Rochat.)

Dissertation Defence: Rasmus Thybo Jensen: "Perception and Action - an Analogical Approach"

8 December 2008 kl. 13:00

Rasmus Thybo Jensen, Dept. of Philosophy and Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen, will defend his dissertation "Perception and Action - an Analogical Approach".