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Philosophy and the problem of otherness

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Warmly welcome to attend our symposium on philosophy and the problem of otherness on April 12th!

The aim of the symposium is to explore the challenges that issues of diversity, exclusion and inclusion pose for philosophy in particular, and academia in general. The symposium discusses issues of inclusion, exclusion and diversity in philosophy, addressing questions relevant to other disciplines, for example, minority- and gender studies. The symposium is open to all interested!

Time: Fri 12.4.2024 13.00-17.30

Place: Auditorium Källan (C201), Arken, Åbo Akademi OR via Zoom


13.00 Welcome and introduction

13.15-14.30 Rethinking the Philosophical Canon, Martina Reuter, Senior Lecturer in Gender Studies,Jyväskylä University.

14.30 – 15.00 Coffee break

15.00 – 16.15 Women in the Philosophical Community, Erika Ruonakoski, docent in Philosophy, University of Helsinki

16.15-16.30 Break

16.30 –17.30 Panel discussion

  • Salla Aldrin Salskov, PhD, postdoctoral researcher in Minority studies, Åbo Akademi.
  • Isa Hukka, B.Soc.Sc graduate in philosophy, facilitator, and artist.
  • Arwen Meereboer, doctoral researcher in Philosophy at Åbo Akademi University.
  • Fredrik Westerlund, PhD, postdoctoral researcher in Philosophy at Jyväskylä University.


Participation is also possible via Zoom. Please contact ylva.gustafsson(at)abo.fi for the zoomlink.

Organizers: The symposium is arranged by the department of Philosophy at Åbo Akademi and by Minority studies, at Åbo Akademi.

Contact: ylva.gustafsson(at)abo.fi , phone: 0503226154

For information about access in the building please contact: studinfo@abo.fi , telephone: 02-215 4169.