Centre for Ethics and Humanism
Centrum voor Ethiek en Humanisme

The Centre for Ethics and Humanism (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and the Centre for Critical Philosophy (Ghent University) are very pleased to announce the third edition of the workshop ‘Rethinking Europe’.

This year the workshop will focus on the tensions between cosmopolitan/universalist discourses and the experience of otherness. Keynote speaker is Prof. Dr. Lukas Sosoe of the University of Luxembourg.

Date: December 19th, 2014
Venue: Faculty of Arts & Philosophy, room C/5.402 (‘Profzaal’), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050, Brussels, Belgium

Attendance is free, but registration in advance is necessary as places are strictly limited. (more…)

Publieke doctoraatsverdediging Jo Dirix

November 10th, 2014 | Posted by admin in Events | News

Op dinsdag 25 november 2014 om 14u verdedigt dhr. Jo Dirix, verbonden aan EtHu, zijn doctoraatsproefschrift met als titel Climate justice: Who should bear the burdens? A pluralist analysis of burden-sharing principles and an assessment of emission trading. De voertaal tijdens de verdediging zal het Nederlands zijn. Allen van harte welkom.
Locatie: lokaal E.0.12 (more…)

Solvay Management Research Seminar – Research Seminar ‘Virtual Media’

Timing: December 12th, 2014 14h00-17h30

Location: VUB Campus Etterbeek (Auditorium K Janssens)

Keynote lecture:
Prof. dr. Michael Solomon Saint Joseph’s University, USA
The Brand that Isn’t There: Identity Management on Virtual Marketing Platforms

Doctoral Colloquium — Call for Abstracts


The aim of this doctoral colloquium — which is also the second session of the Research Seminar ‘Virtual Media’ this year — is to bring together scholars from various disciplines and universities, interested in human and business behavior in virtual worlds (such as Second Life, World of Warcraft, Habbo Hotel, etc.), more particularly the opportunities and challenges these worlds entail for business, social life, moral conduct, identity formation, etc. We hope to connect diverse disciplines, such as marketing and consumer behavior, psychology, communication studies, philosophy and moral sciences, and more… The colloquium provides pre- as well as post-doctoral students an opportunity to present their work in progress but also their completed projects in the presence of renowned international experts, who will provide constructive criticism on their work. (more…)