Events

We are offering an exciting season of 24 online events this autumn. Please join us for discussions between leading and up-and-coming international scholars followed by audience Q&A. All events are free, but please consider making a donation (Support Us) or Become a Subscriber. We are volunteer-run and unfunded, and your generous support goes towards our various costs.

The events will run for approximately one hour and you will need to register in advance using the links under More Info below. Please note that all times quoted below are UK time.

A poster for the series can be found here. Please distribute it far and wide!

For information on past events, including recordings, click here.

Spinoza in the Anthropocene

What can Spinoza contribute to our thinking about the climate crisis, and specifically, our thinking about the emotions generated by it? And how can we correct and clarify our emotional response to the climate crisis?

Beth Lord

in conversation with

Chris Meyns

Why Veganism Matters (2pm UK time)

In this conversation with Adam Ferner and Darren Chetty from the “Do You Even Vegan?” podcast, leading legal scholar Gary Francione will argue that there is a contradiction in thinking that animals matter morally if one is also not vegan, and he explains why this belief should logically lead all who hold it to veganism.

Gary Francione

in conversation with

Adam Ferner & Darren Chetty

Critique on the Couch

Does critical social theory need psychoanalysis, and if so, what for? In this conversation with Eva von Redecker, renowned philosopher Amy Allen will discuss the ongoing relationship between psychoanalysis, critique, and politics.

Amy Allen

in conversation with

Eva von Redecker

Human Beings and Being Human (7pm UK time)

In this conversation with “Do you even Vegan?” hosts Adam Ferner and Darren Chetty, philosopher Syl Ko explore a new ground for an animal ethic that restructures the relationship between the injustices that affect humans and those that affect animals.

Syl Ko

in conversation with

Adam Ferner & Darren Chetty

Listening to Animals (8am UK time)

In this conversation with Adam Ferner and Darren Chetty from the “Do You Even Vegan?” podcast, Dutch artist, writer, and philosopher Eva Meijer will consider how we can redefine our relationship with other animals, showing that their voices should be taken into account as the starting point for a new interspecies democracy.

Eva Meijer

in conversation with

Adam Ferner & Darren Chetty

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