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Phenomenology of Norms and Normativity
Research Symposium 
Center for Subjectivity Research, University of Copenhagen
May 22, 2018, venue: Venue: University of Copenhagen, South Campus, Njalsgade 76, Lecture room 5B-1-08
13:15–14:15 Sara Heinämaa (Academy of Finland, University of Jyväskylä): Three Types of Norms: Enabling, Prescriptive and Goal-Related
14:15–15:15 Smaranda Aldea (Kent State University): Experiencing Difference: Normativity, Orientation, and Modality in Imagining Consciousness
15:15–15:30 Coffee
15:30–16:30 Mirja Hartimo (University of Jyväskylä): Normativity of Husserl's Logic

From Shame to Disgust and Hatred:
Philosophy of Political and Social Emotions
An International Conference in Phenomenological Philosophy, Moral Philosophy and Social Ontology
October 11–12, 2018, venue: House of Science and Letters, Helsinki
Organised by Sara Heinämaa and Thomas Szanto (MEPA JyU) with Mikko Salmela (UH) and the Philosophical Society of Finland 
+ Workshop on Political Emotions for Doctoral Students
October 20, 2018, venue: TBA
Organised by Sara Heinämaa and Miira Tuominen (MEPA JyU).




Phenomenological Research Seminar
(the so-called “Friday Seminar”)
Spring 2018, venue: Topelia, room E107 (Unioninkatu 38E), 10:15–12:00.
February 23 Jaakko Belt: “Phenomenological Scepticism: Dennett’s Challenge and a Husserlian Answer”
March 3 Irina Poleschuk and Erika Ruonakoski: On the Centre of Practical Phenomenology
March 23 Minna-Kerttu Vienola: “The Conditions of Understanding the Other and the Possibilities of Public Dialogue”
April 6 Risto Tiihonen TBA
April 13 Hermanni Yli-Tepsa: TBA
April 20 NoSP2018: Gdańsk, Poland (19.–21.4.)
May 11 Ilpo Hirvonen: “Noema in the Middle: An Externalist Interpretation of Husserl's Account of Intentionality”
May 25 Milla Rantala: “Merleau-Ponty’s Concept of Embodied Intentionality (arc intentionnel) in Phénoménologie de la Perception
For more information, please, contact Mirja.


Reading group on Merleau-Ponty's Phenomenology of Perception (in finnish)
Spring 2018. Venue: Kaisa-Library Alumni & Researcher room (Kaisaniemi, Helsinki), 10:15–12:00.
January 23 Introduction: Classical Prejudices and the Return to Phenomena I & II
February 6 Introduction: Classical Prejudices and the Return to Phenomena III & IV
February 20 Part One: "The Body" I
March 6 Part One: "The Body" II & III
March 20 Part One: "The Body" III
April 4 Part One: "The Body" IV & V
May 8 Part One: "The Body" VI
May 22 The Perceived World (first 20 pages)
For more information, please, contact Milla or Joni.




Perspectives on Personhood and Communality
November 9–10 2017, Venue: House of Science and Letters, Helsinki
Thursday – November 9. Tieteiden talo, room 312.
10:00–10:10 Welcoming words
10:10–11:45 Daniel Dalhstrom (Boston Univ.): “Revisiting Scheler on Shame.”
11:45–13:00 Lunch
13:00–14:00 Fredrik Westerlund (Univ. of Jyväskylä): “Shame, Love, and Morality”
14:00–15:00 Jussi Saarinen & Joona Taipale (Univ. of Jyväskylä): “Experiential Demarcation between Self and Others: Imagination, Affectivity, and Cognition"
15:00–15:30 Coffee
15:30–16:30 Thomas Szanto (CFS, Univ. of Copenhagen): “Collective Imagination and Imagining Collectives”
16:30–17:30 Michaela Summa (Univ. of Würzburg): “Fictional Emotions and Pluralization of Experience: Descriptive and Normative Implications”

Friday – November 10. Tieteiden talo, room 404.
09:30–10:30 Andrea Staiti (Univ. of Parma): “De-Psychologizing Benevolence: Lotze’s Ethics between Kant, Herbart, and the British Moralists”
10:30–11:30 Jussi Backman (Univ. of Jyväskylä): “The Invention of the Creative Imagination: Towards a Conceptual Genealogy of Creativity."
11:30–12:45 Lunch
12:45–13:45 Sophie Loidolt (Univ. of Kassel): “Appearance, Plurality, and Personhood”
13:45–14:45 Arto Laitinen (Univ. of Tampere): "Actualization of the Idea of Personhood (in a Human Being and in the Social World)"
14:45–15:15 Coffee
15:15–16:15 Mirja Hartimo (Univ. of Jyväskylä): “Besinnung, Norms, and the Tasks for Transcendental Phenomenology”
16:15–17:15 Sara Heinämaa (Academy of Finland, Univ. of Jyväskylä): “Normativity and Intentionality: Concordance, Optimality and the Best Possible.
Organized by Sara Heinämaa (Academy of Finland, JyU) and Joona Taipale (JyU), assisted by Joni Puranen (JyU)