Philosophy in Schools: Enrichend Curriculum, Enriched Lives – 19th of November

The event "Philosophy in Schools: Enriched Curriculum, Enriched Lives", organied by centre co-director Josh Forstenzer and centre-member Angie Hobbs, is coming up on the 19th of November! When? Tuesday, 19/11/201913:00-19:30Where? The RSA (Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce), 8 John Adam StreetLondon, WC2N 6EZ, UK From the event description: "In the age of “fake …

Otis Mensah on Hip Hop, Philosophy, Access and Arts & Humanities

A discussion about Hip Hop and Philosophy and issues of Access in the Arts and Humanities 7th November 2019, 6:00pm – 7.00pmLecture Theatre 4 (LT4), Diamond Building "Sheffield’s very own Poet Laureate and Hip Hop artist, Otis Mensah, presents a lecture on the intimate relationship between Hip Hop and Philosophy; arguing that the art form …

Two events you don’t want to miss on the 31st of October!

Two exciting events are coming up on the 31st of October! In the afternoon, the Education and Philosophy Seminar Series is putting on the following talk: Charlotte Haines Lyon (York St John University): "Unpicking the neoliberal noose: working towards democratic parent engagement in a primary school" 2pm-3.30pm Humanities Research Institute Seminar Room, Upper Hanover Street …

Philosophical Event at Foodhall. Plates #29: Philosoplates!

When? 23rd of Octobmer 2019, 7:30-10:30pm Where? Foodhall Sheffield, 121 Eyre St, Sheffield S1 4QW There is a great event at Foodhall coming up - a night full of philosophically intriguing questions about food, and intriguing philosophical food that's all about questions. "We'll be asking whether food can be art, whether it can ever be …

Philosophy in Schools: Enriched Curriculum, Enriched Lives

From today on, you can find a new page for the upcoming event "Philosophy in Schools: Enriched Curriculum, Enriched Lives" on our website. The event is organized by Angie Hobbs and centre co-director Josh Forstenzer, addressing the issues of how "in the age of “fake news”, “post-truth” politics, and increasing media polarisation, the capacities for …

Understanding Value VIII

The successful Sheffield-based postgraduate conference Understanding Value is going in its eighth round later this month! The annual conference aims to cultivate postgraduate work on value (broadly construed) in a welcoming and inclusive space. At the 24th, 25th and 26th of July there will be many great sessions, discussions and panels - and everybody is …

Book-Launch: The Emotional Mind. The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition

The fourth event of the EMOTIONAL BONDS Series is coming up! Stephen Asma and Rami Gabriel will introduce their book "The Emotional Mind. The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition". Thursday 23 May 2019, 15.00-17.00HRI Seminar Room, University of Sheffield Synopsis: Tracing the leading role of emotions in the evolution of the mind, a philosopher and a …