The NoSP Conference on Phenomenology of Solidarity
University of Gdansk and European Solidarity Centre invite for the 16th Annual Conference of the Nordic Society for Phenomenology on “Phenomenology of Solidarity: Community, Practice and Politics” to be held on April 19-21, 2018. The conference is organized with a financial and organizational support of Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, and Polish Phenomenological Association. Chair of the Organizing Committee is Witold Płotka (Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw).
The conference will gather 62 participants from 19 countries. Plenary lectures will be given by: Nicolas de Warren (Penn State University) – Original Forgiveness, Natalia Artemenko (St. Petersburg State University) – The Problem of Passive Constitution in Husserl's Genetic Phenomenology, Michael Gubser (James Madison University) – The Concept of Solidarity. Within the conference there will be also a book session on Dan Zahavi’s (University of Copenhagen) book on Husserl’s Legacy: Phenomenology, Metaphysics, and Transcendental Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2018). Commentators of the book will be Sophie Loidolt (TU Darmstad), Joona Taipale (University of Jyväskylä).
The conference schedule encompasses 18 parallel sessions: (1) Phenomenological Contributions to Enactivism and Epistemology, (2) Politics of the Body and the Question of Practice: Phenomenological Perspectives, (3) Heidegger: Phenomenological-Psychiatric Approaches, (4) Intentionality and Solidarity, (5) The Phenomenon of Violence: Historical and Systematic Approaches, (6) Phenomenological and Postphenomenological Confrontations with Liberalism, (7) Normativity in Perception and Judgement, (8) The Question of the Self and Subjectivity in the Intersubjective and Political Context, (9) The Notion of Life and Phenomenology of Empathy, (10) The Problem of Method in Phenomenology, (11) Music, Dance, and the Experience of Time, (12) Plural Subjects and the Structures of Solidarity, (13) Phenomenology of Gender and Intersubjectivity, (14) Otherness, Sociality, and Practice, (15) Towards Systematic Analyses of Solidarity, (16) The Political World: Systematic and Historical Perspectives, (17) Subjectivity and Experience: On the Crossroads of Phenomenology and Medicine, (18) Communication in the Social Horizon.