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Arts and Philosophy PhD Day

Monday, 28 May, 2018 - 09:15 to Monday, 28 May, 2018 - 17:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
U-Residence
Groene zaal
Rik Vosters
02 629 25 73
Rik.Vosters@vub.be
PhD activity

On May 28th 2018, the faculty of Arts and Philosophy will organize the second edition of its yearly PhD event. In order to stimulate a vivid exchange of ideas, both within and across disciplines, mostly 2nd and 3rd year PhD students will present their ongoing research to an a audience of peers, fellow researchers and faculty, with time for feedback, questions and comments. 

 

Program (click names for abstracts):

 

09:15 – 09:25

Welcome

09:25 – 09:30

Prof. Dr. Rik Vosters (Chair of the Faculty’s Research and PhD Committee):

Word of welcome 

09:30 – 09:45

Prof. Dr. Karin Vanderkerken (Vicerector Research Policy):

Research policy and PhD research

09:45 – 11:00

Experiences past and present (chair: Prof. Dr. Wouter Ryckbosch):

  • Janna Aerts (CLIC): ‘Mijn dagboek lief…’. Daily life in occupation diaries of literary Flemish writers

  • Anke Verbeke (HOST): Surviving old age in a period of transition: Urban elderly in Ghent, Brussels and Antwerp, 1750-1850

  • Liya Sun (CLIC): The representation of later life love in Chinese and European films

  • Susan Dierickx (RHEA): ‘I am always crying on the inside’. A qualitative study to understand the lived experiences of women with infertility in urban Gambia

  • Frank Schweitser (ETHU): Belgian psychiatrists on euthanasia for reasons of psychic suffering caused by psychiatric illness: a qualitative study

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00

Art, city and understanding (chair: Prof. Dr. Ann Diels):

  • Eva Janssens (HARP): ‘Teghenstellinghe’. Prints and religious identity in the Low Countries (1555-1609)

  • Maria Knyazeva (HARP): National identity vs. globalization in Russian contemporary art 1990-2015

  • Matthijs Degraeve (HOST): Building Brussels. Brussels city builders and the production of urban space (1830-1970)

  • Paul Letsch (HARP): The meaning of life. The major philosophical aspects hidden behind a fundamental question of human existence

  • Sven Delarivière (CLWF): Explicating Understanding. A conceptual framework and functionalist approach

  • Verdie Dreyer (ETHU): Beyond the dialectic of enlightenment. The epistemology of a new reason

13:00 – 14:00

Walking lunch

14:00 – 15:45

Learning, science and technology (chair: Prof. Dr. Gustaaf Cornelis):

  • Eva Koch (CLIN): Incidental second language grammar learning through dialogue. The acquisition of stem-vowel alternations in German strong verbs by adult native speakers of Dutch

  • Julie Luyckx (BIAL): Assessment of a blended learning program for FSP courses

  • Mohammed Saed (CLIN): Literacy development in English (L2) and Arabic (L1)

  • Pieter Present (CLWF): Petrus van Musschenbroek (1692-1761) and the teaching of ‘(Newtonian) experimental philosophy’

  • Thomas Thoelen (CLIC): ‘I have crutches now, I will go faster, all will go faster’. Samuel Beckett and the Prosthesis

  • Richard Lewis (ETHU): Beyond technology as artifact. Making the case for a (post)human technological sense

  • Dan Li (CLWF): How researchers perceive research misbehaviors differently? A transcultural case study on Chinese and Belgian researchers

15:45 – 16:15

Coffee break

16:15 – 16:25

Best presentation award 2018

(jury: Renée Moernaut, Alyssa Verhees, Jelten Baguet, Koen Lefever)

16:30 – 17:00

Lieven Scheire:

Things that were always there but you never noticed

 

Sponsored by the Doctoral School of Human Sciences and the faculty of Arts and Philosophy of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.