Climate Futures Initiative-Workshop. Bridging Gaps of Affluence, Nation and Time

Our centre-member Megan Blomfield is giving a talk at the Summer Online Workshop of the Climate Futures Initiative at Princeton Univeristy, which is taking place in August! "The workshop will be online and asynchronous. Twelve authors will provide works-in-progress (WIPs) to registered attendees, including several special invited guests. These WIPs can take the form of …

Education and Philosophy Seminar: “The Cognitive Benefits of Philosophy for Children”

The first event of the seminar series Education and Philosophy is coming up, organised by center co-director Joshua Forstenzer and Ansgar Allan. The Cognitive Benefits of P4C (Philosophy for Children)Dr Dave Ward (University of Edinburgh)Date: Thursday 20th of February 2020, 2pm-3.30pmVenue: Humanities Research Institute - Seminar Room, Upper Hanover Street Abstract: Philosophy for Children, or P4C, is …

Philosophers at Red Haus: Climate Change, Climate Strike

Next up in the monthly "Philosophers at Red Haus series" (organized by centre-member Matt Cull and Nadia Mehdi) is the topic Climate Change and Climate Strike! When? Friday, November 22nd Where? Café Red Haus Books, 232 Abbeydale Road, S7 1FL Nether Edge, Sheffield "This month we’ll be reflecting on climate change and the recent climate …

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 …