Climate Crisis Education: CEP co-director Joshua Forstenzer launches partnerships with Union of Justice and Synergie Family

Our very own Josh Forstenzer has begun working with Union of Justice and Synergie Family this semester, investigating what should be the future of education in response to the Climate Crisis. The project is entitled ‘Educating for Catastrophe: What should a Climate Crisis curriculum look like in practice for children and young people, communities and …

CCR Workshop – Humanities Perspectives on Criminological Questions

This event aims to showcase the diversity of criminological research at Sheffield with perspectives from humanities subjects. About this event Workshop title: Centre for Criminological Research Workshop - Humanities Perspectives on Criminological Questions Date of event: Wednesday 27 April 2022 Event Time: 1:30-5pm Speakers: Christopher Bennett (Philosophy), Udit Bhatia (Philosophy), Mark Brown (Law), Katherine Ebury …

Blogpost: Tadhg Kwasi on “Redefining Blackness: Abolish or Reclaim?”

"What does black mean to you? What instantly comes to mind when you think of blackness?" Check out this recent blogpost by Sheffield student Tadhg Kwasi on "Redefining Blackness". In it, Kwasi refers to authors like Fanon and Du Bois and asks questions about what blackness means in the the context of our current society, …

Updates from some of our centre members

We have some exciting updates from some of our centre members who recently graduated – engaged in both practical and theoretical ways! Jane Gatley was recently awarded a Society for Applied Philosophy short-term postdoctoral fellowship to work on two papers: one about conceptual engineering and education, and one about cultural capital in education. For this …

Centre co-director Josh Forstenzer and Magid Magid on how in an “age of misinformation, philosophy could help to create a better world”

In a recent piece in The Indepenedent, our centre co-director Josh Forstenzer and Magid Magid reflect on how philosophy, specifically in our current climate of misinformation and confusion, can help in making our world a better place. From the article: "Lies are repeated over and over again and carried at the speed of clicks (and …

Jennifer Saul on the Republican National Convention and why it’s even more dangerous than 4 years ago

This August, our centre member Jennifer Saul published a piece in The Conversation, talking about "racial fig leaves", the Republican National Convention, and why it's even more dangerous now than it was four years ago. In her article, she discusses how the overall picture of the Convention has changed in comparison to four years ago …