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Sentientism: Evidence Based Compassion

Compassion for every sentient being: An unreachable Utopian vision, or practically attainable? In this second Beyond Human Relations podcast, Annika van den Born goes into conversation with Jamie Woodhouse, on Sentientism. Sentientism is a philosophy or worldview –

The Categorization of Migration Reality

Although migration and diversity are key factors in some of the most fundamental transformations of society today, there is still widespread unawareness and an abundance of myths around this topic. Moreover, the definition of “migrant” is highly divers and

What a Strange Self!

Do I know myself through and through? Is there a clear distinction between myself and the other? Or am I always somewhat of a stranger to myself, while the other is strangely familiar? In this podcast philosopher and researcher Femke van Hout address these questions from the perspective of the philosophy of the body.

Intersectionality: Questioning Power Structures

Is “gender” as a concept too simple? Does a binary approach to society do any harm and if so, what would that be? Do we need another conception of what gender is? In this podcast Floris and Karen Celis discuss how intersectionality has caused a paradigm shift in the long history of feminist thought. Intersectionality theory says that if you want to understand how gender operates in society, if you want to know how gender amplifies privileges and other generalizations, you also need to understand how it intersects with other strands of inequality like socioeconomic status and ethnicity. It seems that the only way to go about bridging the inequality gap is to put democratic deliberation at the centre of our understanding and to listen to, respect, and value the knowledge and expertise of minority voices.

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UPCOMING (ONLINE) EVENTS:

Thanks to the feminist impact of the 1960s, women started to employ their bodies to narrate the full female experience - without boundaries or censorship. Join us on this journey of discovery, emancipation, and, most importantly, reclamation of the self.

Artwork by Mette Björnberg, Power Play (no. 1), 2017, courtesy of Galleri Magnus Karlsson. Reclaiming The (Female) Body is a series of three lectures held by art curator Michela D’Acquisto for the Future Based platform, aimed at exploring how women get represented in male-run environments. Art is one of these. We will investigate how, over

Cyberlocal Dreams – Workshop by Hugo Pilate

January 16, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

A collaborative session that imagine how locally-developed efforts for a sustainable and inclusive city might shape its landscape in the near future. -  by Hugo Pilate Context: It is imperative that our cities become radically more sustainable and inclusive.  Many entrepreneurial citizens have taken matters into their own hands and set on this path by

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