Philosophy of Education Research Seminars 2016-17

(co-sponsored by the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain)

Seminars are held on Tuesday evenings from 5pm to 6.30pm in room 224 in the School of Education. All welcome.

Maps and directions

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Limiting RE

Marius Felderhof, University of Birmingham 

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Prospects for parent-driven faith-based education in a pluralist liberal democracy

Kevin Mott-Thornton 

Tuesday 17 January 2017

‘The myth of the mental’? Thinking beyond concepts with phenomenology and post-phenomenology

Emma Williams, University of Warwick 

Tuesday 21 February 2017

The ethics of belief: implications for education

Ben Kotzee, University of Birmingham 

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Self-assertion, university/ies and turbulence: learning from Heidegger

Rebecca Rosewarne, University of Birmingham 

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Supporting more able pupils

Carrie Winstanley, University of Roehampton 

PESGB Birmingham Branch One Day Conference

Saturday 8 July 2017 

Why should philosophy be taught in schools? 

  • Laura D’Olimpio, University of Notre Dame Australia
  • Michael Hand, University of Birmingham
  • Angie Hobbs, University of Sheffield
  • Peter Worley, The Philosophy Foundation

For further information on all these events please contact Michael Hand at