News in Philosophy

Four new appointments in the Department of Philosophy

Four new appointments in the Department of Philosophy

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The Department of Philosophy is delighted to announce four new appointments for the 2017/18 academic year.
Date:
Friday 16 August 2019
On the Power of Imagination: Two Events

On the Power of Imagination: Two Events

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Project PERFECT organised and co-hosted two public engagement events as part of the Arts and Science Festival. Both celebrated the role of imagination and the importance of relationships in growing and healing.
Date:
Thursday 8 August 2019
Is it normal to believe you have been abducted by aliens?

Is it normal to believe you have been abducted by aliens?

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Dr Ema Sullivan-Bissett writes for the Birmingham perspective
Date:
Friday 2 August 2019

Instrumental Authority and Its Challenges: The Case of the Laws of War

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Dr Jonathan Parry publishes paper in Ethics.
Date:
Thursday 27 June 2019

Yujin Nagasawa conferred as HG Wood Chair in the Philosophy of Religion

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Professor Nagasawa is Co-Director of the John Hick Centre for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Birmingham and currently President of the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion.
Date:
Friday 21 June 2019
Philosophy PhD student awarded prestigious prize

Philosophy PhD student awarded prestigious prize

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Philosophy PhD student Federico Bongiorno has been awarded the Michael K. O'Rourke prize for best PhD publication by the College of Arts and Law for an original research paper on delusions.
Date:
Wednesday 12 June 2019
New campaign to end the effects of lookism by collective social action

New campaign to end the effects of lookism by collective social action

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Professor Heather Widdows, from the University of Birmingham, is calling for collective social action to acknowledge the effects of lookism* in our visual and virtual culture.
Date:
Monday 10 June 2019
Hair Product Marketing, Online Beauty Communities, and Curly Hair

Hair Product Marketing, Online Beauty Communities, and Curly Hair

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Doctoral researcher Kash Sunghuttee writes for the Beauty Demands network blog
Date:
Monday 20 May 2019
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