Activities

2022


7 December:       Works in Progress Seminar at UiT

 

 Reading Seminars Focused on Perception

2 December:      Edmund Husserl from Ideas II (§§ 35-42) led by Espen Dahl

28 October:        Hans Jonas´s “The Nobility of Sight” from The Phenomenon of Life led by Sivert Vorren

7 October:          Heidegger´s “The Worldhood of the World” from Being and Time led by Espen Dahl

23 September:   Merleau-Ponty´s “The Primacy of Perception” led by Kaja Jenssen Rathe

 

Reading Seminars Focused on Passivity

11 May:              Marion led by Thor Eirik Eriksen (with Crina Gschwandtner participating)  

22 April:             Jacques Derrida´s “Hostipitality” led by Edvard Lia

1 April:               Blanchot led by Michael Heneise

4 March:            Maurice Merleau-Ponty from Institution and Passivity led by Kaja Jenssen Rathe

11 February:       Edmund Husserl from Analyses Concerning Passive and Active Synthesis led by Espen Dahl

 

2021


 Reading Seminars Focused on Ethics 

12 November:     Max Scheler from Formalism in Ethics led by Alejandro Alvelais

8 October:        Emmanuel Levinas from Totality and Infinity led by Theo Sandal Rolfson

10 September:  Knud Ejler Løgstrup from Beyond the Ethical Demand led by Espen Dahl

 

10-11 June:        Works in Progress Seminar at Sommerøy Hotel

                            Guest Speakers:

                            Beatrix Himmelmann, Professor of Philosophy, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

                            James McGuirk, Professor of Philosophy, Nord Universitet

Reading Seminars Focused on Aesthetics

7 May:                Hans-Georg Gadamer´s “Art and Imitation” led by Cassie Falke

6 April:               Jean-Paul Sartre´s “Conclusion” to The Imaginary led by Alejandro Alvelais

12 March:           Martin Heidegger´s “Origin of the Work of Art” (2nd half) led by Michael Heneise 

12 February:       Martin Heidegger´s “Origin of the Work of Art” (1st half) led by Gustav Pedersen

 

2020


Reading Seminars Focused on Aesthetics

15 May:               Jean-Luc Marion´s In Excess, “The Idol, or the Radiance of the Painting” (cancelled)

24 April:              Martin Heidegger´s "The Origin of the Work of Art" (cancelled)

13 March:            Maurice Merleau-Ponty´s "Eye and Mind" (2nd half) led by Espen Dahl

14 February:        Maurice Merleau-Ponty´s "Eye and Mind" (1st half) led by Michael Heneise

 

2019


22 November:       Works in progress Seminar at UiT

          Guest: Magdalene Thomassen, Associate Professor of Philosophy, VID University, Oslo

Reading Seminars on Hermeneutics

19 November:        Paul Ricoeur      

23 October:            Hans-Georg Gadamer 

27 September:       Martin Heidegger

5-7 September:     Love: Contemporary Perspectives in Literature, Philosophy, and Theology   

                                 International Conference: 60 participants from 17 different countries

                                 Keynote speakers: 

                                 Kevin Hart, Edwin B. Kyle Professor of Christian Studies, University of Virginia;

                                 Werner Jeanrond, Professor of Theology, University of Oslo;

                                 Christian Refsum, Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Oslo;

                                 Cassandra Falke, Professor of Literature, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway

Reading Seminars Focused on Intentionality

07 June:                   Jean-Luc Marion

29 March:                Edmund Husserl (Id. §§ 36-38, 84-85, 88-90)

22 February:            Edmund Husserl (L.U. V, §§ 9-15)

 

2018


26 - 29 November:  Ph.D. Course: Interdisciplinary Phenomenology

                                   Speakers:

                                   Drew Leder, Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University;

                                   Hans Ruin, Professor of Philosophy, Södertörn;

                                   Espen Dahl, Professor of Theology, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway;

                                   Cassandra Falke, Professor of English, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway;

                                   Thor Eirik Eriksen, Associate Professor of Community Medicine, UiT 

14 October:               Emmanuel Levinas from Otherwise than Being

04 May:                     Evil, Pain and the Legacy of Job Public Lectures

Speakers:

Hami Verbin, Professor of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University;

Espen Dahl, Professor of Theology, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway

 26 March:                 Hannah Arendt, from The Human Condition

 

2017


10 November:           Hans-Georg Gadamer, From Truth and Method

29 September:          Martin Heidegger, "Introduction" to Being and Time

23 May:                      International Symposium Phenomenology and the Broken Body

Speakers:

Fredrik Svenaeus, Professor of Philosophy, Södertörn University;

Ola Sigurdson, Professor of Theology, University of Gothenberg;

James McGuirk, Professor of Philosophy, Northern University;

Marc Fabian Buck, Visiting Professor of Comparative Education, University of Hamburg;

Ståle Finke, Professor of Philosophy, Norwegian University of Science and Technology;

Anna Luise Kirkengen, Professor of Public Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology;

Cassandra Falke, Professor of English, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway;

Espen Dahl, Professor of Theology, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

March 17:                   Edmund Husserl, "The Way to Phenomenological Transcendental Philosophy" 

February 3:                Emmanuel Levinas, "Ethics and the Face" 

 

2016


November 25         Ethics and Phenomenology Public Lectures

                                 Speakers:

                                 Dag Andersson, Professor of Philosophy, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway;

                                 Cassandra Falke, Professor of English, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

12 October:             Jean-Luc Marion, "The Banality of Saturation" 

2 September:          Maurice Merleau-Ponty, "Preface" to  The Phenomenology of Perception

27 May:                    Seminar Initiating Research Group


Photos by Renáta Mitrová