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Teenagers and appearance: concerns amongst girls, boys, bullies and victims

Teenagers and appearance: concerns amongst girls, boys, bullies and victims

Description
New blogpost from the Beauty Demands research project
Date:
20/02/2017
Lisa Bortolotti on The Philosopher's Arms

Lisa Bortolotti on The Philosopher's Arms

Description
Podcast of BBC Radio 4's 'The Philosopher's Arms' with Lisa Bortolotti joined Peter Tatchell and David Runciman discussing hypocrisy.
Date:
17/02/2017
Love and optimism 24/7

Love and optimism 24/7

Description
Lisa Bortolotti was interviewed by David Edmonds on love and optimism for Philosophy 24/7
Date:
19/01/2017
Pantheism and Panentheism Summer Stipend Programme

Pantheism and Panentheism Summer Stipend Programme

Description
The Pantheism and Panentheism Project, led by Professor Yujin Nagasawa (with Andrei Buckareff at Marist College USA), welcomes applications for summer stipends from scholars and writers.
Date:
16/01/2017
PERFECT talks: January and February 2017

PERFECT talks: January and February 2017

Description
Researchers from Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in January and February 2017.
Date:
13/01/2017
Anneli Jefferson on Woman's Hour

Anneli Jefferson on Woman's Hour

Description
Anneli interviewed about her research on unrealistic optimism.
Date:
11/01/2017
The Irrationality within Us

The Irrationality within Us

Description
Lisa Bortolotti's work on irrationality and themes connected to her ERC-funded project PERFECT are discussed in a Scientific American Mind guest blog by Elly Vintiadis.
Date:
22/12/2016
Saving Land and Water: Shaping Perceptions of Climate Change

Saving Land and Water: Shaping Perceptions of Climate Change

Description
During the Arts and Science Festival 2017, project PERFECT will sponsor a lunchtime event on perceptions of climate change.
Date:
16/12/2016
Yujin Nagasawa appointed Philosophy of Religion Editor for Cambridge Elements

Yujin Nagasawa appointed Philosophy of Religion Editor for Cambridge Elements

Description
Cambridge Elements is an ambitious new publishing venture being undertaken by Cambridge University Press.
Date:
09/12/2016

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships internal application process

Description
Fellowships to be held in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham commencing between 1 September 2017 and 1 May 2018.
Date:
14/11/2016
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