[SydPhil] New Spirits of Humanitarianism: Genealogies, Practices, Responses: International Workshop 11-12 December 2014

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New Spirits of Humanitarianism: Genealogies, Practices, Responses<http://uws.edu.au/philosophy/philosophy@uws/events/sponsored_conferences/new_spirits_of_humanitarianism>
International Workshop

Dates: 11-12 December 2014
Venue: Female Orphan School, Parramatta South Campus, University of Western Sydney
SPONSORS: Philosophy at UWS & the UWS Higher Degree Research Training Scheme

Thursday 11 December, 9.30-11.00: Miriam Ticktin, New School for Social Research, New York City - Humanitarianism and Beyond: the Pasts and Futures of Care
Thursday 11 December, 14.00-15.30: Ilan Kapoor, York University, Toronto - The Ideology of Celebrity Humanitarianism
Friday 12 December, 9.00-10.30: Eyal Weizman, Goldsmiths, University of London - Lethal Warning

Ilia Antenucci (University of Western Sydney), Simone Bignall (University of New South Wales), Melinda Cooper (University of Sydney), Joanne Faulkner (University of New South Wales), Kiran Grewal (Australian Catholic University), Michael Humphreys (University of Sydney), Mithilesh Kumar (University of Western Sydney), Marc de Leeuw (University of New South Wales), Anne McNevin (Monash University), Gabrielle Simm (Macquarie University and UNSW), Jessica Whyte (University of Western Sydney), Sonja van Wichelen (University of Western Sydney), Magdalena Zolkos (Australian Catholic University)

Keynotes are open to the public. Postgraduate students are encouraged to attend the workshop as well.
** Only a limited number of places are available for scholars who wish to attend the workshop as a whole (please contact the organizers).
Preference will be given to those working on humanitarianism and who can commit to attending the entire workshop.
** 'please write to Jessica Whyte and Sonja van Wichelen to register'

Jessica Whyte (j.whyte at uws.edu.au<mailto:j.whyte at uws.edu.au?subject=RSVP_Request_New_Spirits_Humanitarianism>) and Sonja van Wichelen (s.vanwichelen at uws.edu.au<mailto:s.vanwichelen at uws.edu.au?subject=RSVP_Request_New_Spirits_Humanitarianism>)

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