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ETHU PhD Day – 5 February 2018

January 22nd, 2018 | Posted by admin in Events | News

On February 5th, ETHU organizes a PhD Day, during which some of our PhD researchers will present their research. Everyone is welcome, but registration is required (through yoni.van.den.eede@vub.be) before Jan 30th.

Location: VUB campus Etterbeek, room 5/C402 (“Profzaal”)
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM

Lunch is included.


10.00 – Frank Schweitser, The evaluation of decision-making competence of psychiatric patients with a request for euthanasia
10.20 – Discussion

10.45 – Dirk Lafaut, The empirical turn in bio-ethics: When it turns out that empirical claims are not that easily turned into normative ones in moral theory…
11.05 – Discussion

11.30 – Richard Lewis, Reterritorializing photography in social media: New media literacy using mediated posthumanism
11.50 – Discussion

12.15 – Lunch

13.15 – Frédéric Dubois, Inspecting Kierkegaard’s usage of dialectics
13.35 – Discussion

14.00 – Guðmundur Björn Þorbjörnsson, What to do about God? Kierkegaard and the paradigm of repetition
14.20 – Discussion