lecture series


The aim of the Lecture Series is to promote the visibility of women philosophers and to celebrate their contribution to the discipline. The lecture series started in 2017  thanks to the support of the Stabsabteilung Chancengleichheit of the University of Bayreuth.

current event:

wip lecture series 2021

past events

Lecture Series 2020 – 2021

The lecture series during the winter semester 2020/21 took place via ZOOM and had the cooperation of several researchers in Philosophy. For more details, visit the event page:

wip conf

I Conference Women in Philosophy Bayreuth  / 22.04 – 03.12.2019

To celebrate the presence of women in Philosophy and to promote the visibility of women philosophers, we are pleased to announce that the first Women in Philosophy Bayreuth Conference will be held in December of this year. The event, which takes the place of the semester lectures series, aims to bring together in two days the contributions of various researchers to the practice and thought in philosophy. Our conference is funded thanks to the support of the Stabsabteilung Chancengleichheit of the University of Bayreuth. The attendance is free, but a registration is required.
Registrations/Anmeldung unter: In order to register, please send a message to Eugênia Zanchet (eugenia.zanchet@uni-bayreuth.de) and join us in the discussion!

past lectures

Unpaid and Owned by Others: On Women and Ownership of Money / 23.07.2019
Dr. Eyja Brynjarsdóttir  | University of Iceland

Negligence, Mens Rea and what we want the element of Mens Rea to provide / 11.07.2019
Prof. Dr. Marcia Baron  | Indiana University

What is the Opposite of Political Corruption? / 07.05.2019
Prof. Dr. Emanuela Ceva | University of Pavia

The Social Epistemology of Argumentation / 29.01.2019
Prof. Dr. Catarina Dutilh Novaes | Amsterdam

Towards a Politics of Flourishing / 22.01.2019
Dr. Avigail Ferdman  | Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Revolution and Republicanism. The Women Political Philosophers of the late 18th Century and Why They Matter / 05.06.2018
Prof. Dr. Sandrine Berges  | Bilkent University, Turkey

Beyond the Biofuel Hype: A Gendered Approach to Livelihood Studies / 29.05.2018
Danielle Scheil, M.A. | Bayreuth

W.E.B. Du Bois’ Critique of American Democracy during the Jim Crow Era: The Limitations of Rawls and Honneth / 23.05.2018
Workshop with Dr. Elvira Basevich | University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

On Truth, Lying, and Bullshit / 14.05.2018
Prof. Dr. Anita Leirfall  | Bergen, Norway

Epistemic Autonomy / 17.04.2018
Prof. Dr. Monika Betzler  | LMU Munich

Emotion and Affect in Feminist Philosophy / 21.11.2017
Dr. Clara Fischer  | University College Dublin

Soft Option oder Karrierekiller? Feministische Philosophie, epistemische Ungerechtigkeit und akademische Praxis / 04.07.2017
Dr. Christine Bratu  |  LMU Munich

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