Familiarity and togetherness


Friday 8th October

9:30-9:45 Welcome by Gaetano Rametta (Head of the research group “Metamorfosi del trascendentale” at University of Padova)

9:45-10:00 Introduction (Linas Tranas, Sonia Maria Lisco, Simone Aurora)

10:00-11:00 Jérome Dokic (EHESS Paris) “Variations on Familiarity in Self-transcendent Experiences”

11:00-12:00 Mikko Salmela (University of Copenhagen) “Many Routes to Feelings of Togetherness in Shared Emotions”

12:00-13:00 Break

13:00-14:00 Simone Aurora (University of Padova) “From the Field of Consciousness to the Social Field: Aron Gurwitsch's Theory of Organization”

14:00-15:00 Lucy Osler (University of Copenhagen) "Empathy, Togetherness, and Familiarity: From Offline to Online"

15:00-15:15 Break

15:15-16:15 Luna Dolezal (University of Exeter) “Social Distancing as Familiar and Unfamiliar: Considering Alienated Embodied Communication and Racism”

16:15-16:45 Plenary Discussion


Saturday 9th October

10:00-11:00 Sonia Maria Lisco (University of Padova): “Familiarity, Forms of Life and the Inconceivable”

11:00-12:00 Francesca Ervas (University of Cagliari) “Feeling the Extraordinary in Ordinary Language: Familiarity and Linguistic Intimacy”

12:00-13:00 Erik Norman Dzwiza-Ohlsen (University of Cologne): “On Familiarity, Togetherness and  Selbstverständlichkeit in Dementia Diseases”

13:00-13:30 Plenary Discussion

Practical Information

The workshop will be held online.

The Zoom-link of the workshop: https://unipd.zoom.us/j/89729381304?pwd=dlhrUS85TUVVYVNPSXpoM3ZMSDJYdz09

No registration is required for participation at the workshop.

All times in the program are in Central European Summer Time.


Organizers: Sonia Maria Lisco, Linas Tranas, Simone Aurora.