Copenhagen Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind

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Summer Program
August 13, 2018 to August 17, 2018
Subject Fields: 
Graduate Studies, Humanities, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Sciences

The Copenhagen Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind is an annual event organized by the Center of Subjectivity Research and co-funded by the PhD School at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen.

The Summer School will provide essential insights into central themes within the philosophy of mind, viewed from a phenomenological perspective. It will consist of a mixture of keynote lectures, PhD presentations and seminars (32 hours total), aimed at advanced MA students and PhD students. Post Docs are also encouraged to apply.

Intentionality, Perception, Memory, Corporeality and Intercorporeality, Illness and Suffering, Enactivism, Methodology, Qualitative research.

Place:  University of Copenhagen, Njalsgade 134 (entrance from Emil Holms Kanal 2) Aud. 22.0.11, Copenhagen 

Time: August 13-17, 2018

Keynote Speakers: 

  • Søren Overgaard, University of Copenhagen, Denmark 
  • Mark Rowlands, University of Miami, USA
  • Fredrik Svenaeus, Södertörn University, Sweden
  • Tanja Staehler, University of Sussex, UK
  • Dan Zahavi, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

ECTS: Participation in the Summer School gives 2,5 ECTS points, 4,0 if you give a talk. The PhD school at the Faculty of Humanities will provide participants with diplomas on the condition that they are present at least 80% of the time and fill in an evaluation form the last day of the summer school.


The Summer School is primarily open to advanced MA students, PhD students or Post Docs in philosophy or related fields.

Deadline for registration is May 8, 2018. Early Bird registration ends on April 3, 2018.

For more information about registration click here. 


We have place for ten student presentations during the Summer School programme. If you would like to give a talk at the Summer School you can submit an abstract. If your abstract is selected for presentation,  you will not only get to give a plenary talk; in addition, you will receive prepared feedback from the keynote speaker of the day you are speaking.

Deadline for submission of abstracts is May 8, 2018. 
For more information about submission of abstracts click here. 

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