International conference: "Our species and its responsibilities. An ontology for the environmental crisis"

From Thursday 1 February 2018 at 9:00am, to Friday 2 February 2018 at 6:30pm

The international conference "Our species and its responsibilities. An ontology for the environmental crisis" takes place on 1st and 2nd February 2018 at Campus Luigi Einaudi (Lungo Dora Siena 100a - Sala lauree blu, Torino).


The conference is part of the activities of the project SOFEE- Social Ontology For Environmental Emergencies funded by the European Union’s Fp7 Research and Innovation Programme under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 609402 – 2020 (Train to Move) and is organized in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Development and Territory Management and the Master in Socio-environmental Sustainability of Agrifood Networks.


Invited speakers:

  • Tiziana Andina, University of Turin
  • Dirk Maes, Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO), Belgium
  • Virginie Maris, CEFE/CNRS, Montpellier
  • Markku Oksanen, University of Eastern Finland


The call for abstracts is directed to philosophers of biology, conservation biologists, ethicists, philosophers of politics, social ontologists, and metaphysicians. The aim of the workshop is to provide an interdisciplinary context for discussing the ontological, political, and ethical dimensions of the current environmental crisis.


Deadline for submissions: 31st December 2017.


The language of the conference is English and attendance is free.


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