Institut für Philosophie


Epistemic Injustice in the Aftermath of Collective Wrongdoing

Freitag, 06.12.2019 - Samstag, 07.12.2019

Roadworks (Performance Still) 1985-95
© Mona Hatoum, Courtesy the artist (Photo: Patrick Gilbert)

The workshop is open to a limited number of further participants. The registration deadline is November 10th (extended). If you would like to participate, please send an email to indicating your motivation for participating in this workshop, or the relevance of the workshop for your research (2-3 sentences). Your participation will be determined on this basis (not first come, first served). Please note that this is a pre-read workshop and the workshop papers will be sent to all participants in advance.

The workshop is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, the Institute of Philosophy and the Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Research Network at the University of Bern.

Veranstaltende: Melanie Altanian, in Kooperation mit dem Institut für Philosophie
Datum: 06.12.2019 - 07.12.2019
Uhrzeit: 09:50 - 17:00 Uhr
Ort: Raum 028
Unviersität Bern Hauptgebäude
Hochschulstrasse 4
3012 Bern
Merkmale: nicht öffentlich

Vorläufiges Programm

Identifying Epistemic Injustice
10:00‒11:00 Echo chambers, Ignorance and Domination
Breno Ricardo G. Santos, University of Mato Grosso
11:00‒12:00 Thinking Epistemic Injustice from the Global South:Genocide-denial, Silencing and Collective Ignorance in Turkey
Imge Oranli, Arizona State University
12:10‒13:10 Genocide Denial as Testimonial Oppression
Melanie Altanian, Universität Bern
14:30‒15:30 False Confessions, the Criminal Justice System, and Testimonial Injustice
Jennifer Lackey, Northwestern University
15:45‒16:45 Capital Vices, Institutional Failures, and Epistemic Neglect in a County Jail
José Medina, Northwestern University
Remedying Epistemic Injustice
10:00—11:00 The Significance of Intellectual Self-Trust – Individual and Collective – in Tackling Epistemic Injustice
Nadja El Kassar, Universität Zürich
11:00‒12:00 Horizontal Attention and Epistemic Repair
Gaile Pohlhaus, Miami University
12:10‒13:10 “The Girl Who Cried Wolf”: #MeToo, Testimonial Injustice, and Feminist Solidarity
Hilkje Hänel, Freie Universität Berlin
14:30‒15:30 Epistemic Injustice and Indigenous Peoples in the Inter-American Human Rights System
Dina & Leo Townsend, University of Tilburg & Vienna
15:45‒16:45 Rectifying Hermeneutical Injustice in the “Comfort Women” Issue through Interactional and Structural Acknowledgment
Seunghyun Song, Universität Graz