A lot of Engaged Philosophy by Centre-member Megan Blomfield

As we've posted in January, our centre-member Megan Blomfield started off the year 2020 with co-organizing a series of workshops on Land Rights in a Changing Climate in Norway, talking place between the 27th and 31st of January. Since then, she's presented a lot more engaged work, addressing important issues of our time: In February, …

Centre Member Megan Blomfield on “Epistemic injustice in asylum claim credibility assessments”

Friday 3rd May, 2.30-4.30pmHicks Building Lecture Theatre 4At this Friday's department seminar, centre-member Megan Blomfield will talk about the issues of asylum and epistmic injustice. Abstract: To be granted protection in the UK, asylum claimants must establish to a reasonable degree of likelihood that they have a well-founded fear of persecution if returned to their …

Angie Hobbs on Sheffield as City of Sanctuary

In a recent interview, Angie Hobbs (Professor for the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield) talks about how Sheffield is taking a lead in welcoming refugees, identifing the cities history as an important factor. Sheffield, being influenced by decades of immigration, could “serve as an inspiration to other local authorities around the …