International Workshop: The Future(s) of Feminist Philosophy. Challenges, Paradoxes and Utopias in a Fragmented World, Freie Universität Berlin, June 16-17, 2017

What are the future(s) of feminist philosophy, and how can the multiple traditions and branches of feminist philosophy contribute to a livable world? On June 16-17, 2017 the workshop ‘The Future(s) of Feminist Philosophy. Challenges, Paradoxes and Utopias in a Fragmented World’, organized by the Margherita von Brentano Centre in cooperation with the International Association of Women Philosophers, was held at Freie Universität Berlin. Participants discussed the challenges and paradoxes feminist philosophy finds itself confronted with, and which concepts and philosophical traditions it can build on to address them. Topics included: prejudice and vulnerability, philosophy and politics of body and soul, contested notions of the ‘human’, women in philosophy, enlightenment and faith, emancipation. Invited speakers were: Eyja M. Brynjarsdóttir (Reykjavik), Karen Green (Melbourne), Annemie Halsema (Amsterdam), Susanne Lettow (Berlin), Tuija Pulkkinen (Helsinki), Christina Schües (Lüneburg/Lübeck), Sigridur Thorgeirsdóttir (Reykjavik), Stella Villarmea (Alcalá), Xiao Wei (Beijing).

Organization: PD Dr. Susanne Lettow