ACEPS Talks, Visits, Fellowships & Publications

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Talks, Visits and Fellowships in 2024

  • Jan 2024: Tobi, A. (PostDoc Fellowship) ACEPS PhD graduate awarded a 2 year postdoctoral fellowship for his project “Marginal Epistemic Injustice” at Canada Research Chair on Epistemic Injustice and Agency (C1RC-IAE) and the Centre for Research in Ethics (CRE) @ Uni Quebec-Montreal.
  • Jan 2024: ACEPS Postgrads Term 1 research and reading group schedule @ ACEPS-UJ
  • 2 Jan 2024: ACEPS welcomes 4 new Postdoctoral Research Fellows – Drs: Paige Benton, Garikai Madavo, Paul Michael, Uchenna Ogbonnaya
  • 17-19 Jan 2024: (Talks) Philosophical Society of Southern Africa Conference (PSSA) by ACEPS members: Paige Benton, Shené de Rijk, Nomaswazi Kubeka, Gontse Lebakeng, Dimpho Moletsane, Dimpho Maponya, Abe Tobi  and Veli Mitova and ACEPS RA visitors: Amandine Catala, Gaile Pohlhaus (keynote) and Sarah Wright @ Uni Stellenbosch.
  • 5 Feb 2024: Congrats to Dr Paige Benton, ACEPS PDRF,  recipient of the 2024 GES 4.0 Fellowship!
  • 9 Feb 2024: Mitova, V. (Visiting Fellowship) 6 week RSSS Fellowship @ ANU
  • 13-14 Feb 2024: Mitova, V. (Invite) “Decolonial Epistemic-Authority Reparations” as part of Thinking from Everywhen: Philosophy, Indigenous Knowledge and Perspectives workshop funded by RSSS Research @ ANU
  • 23-25 Feb 2024: Kapatika H. (Visit) NIHSS funded IKS Research trip to Ncwala Ceremony @ Eastern Province of Zambia in Chipata
  • 29 Feb 2024: Mitova, V. (Invite)  “Social group moral encroachment” talk as part of ANU Philosophy’s Thursday Seminar Series followed by post-talk Q&A with graduate students @ ANU
  • 2 Mar 2024: Ogbonnaya, U. (Invite) “Her-Storicity and Conceptual Mandelisation”: A Roundtable in Honour of Prof. Mesembe I. Edet @ online Uni Calabar.
  • 5 Mar 2024: Rybko, C. (Temporary Lecturer) ACEPS currently completing PhD candidate appointed at Philosophy Department @ Uni Witwatersrand.
  • 11-18 Mar 2024: Kapatika H. (Visit) NIHSS funded IKS Research Trip to Tanzania, Dar es Salaam @ UDSM
  • 14 Mar 2024: Postgraduate seminar on V. Mitova’s forthcoming paper: “Decolonising Experts” as part of Postgraduate Philosophy’s Seminar Series @ Uni Melbourne.
  • Apr 2024: ACEPS Postgrads Term 2 research and reading group schedule @ ACEPS-UJ
  • 3 Apr 2024: UJ Graduation for ACEPS 3 newest PhDs (l-r): Dr Abraham Tejiri Tobi, their supervisor Prof Veli Mitova, Dr  Dimpho Takane Maponya and Dr Akanimo Andrew Akpan
  • 5 Apr 2024: ACEPS PGs and PDRFs WIP Workshop @ ACEPS-UJ
  • 15 Apr 2024: Postgraduate seminar on V. Mitova’s: “Decolonial Epistemic Authority Reparations” with the African Philosophy Reading Group @ online ACEPS-Zurich Uni.
  • 05 May 2024: Congrats to ACEPS postdoc Dr Paige Benton, awarded R150,000 as part of  GES Workshop Series Seminars: “The Political Epistemology of 4IR Data, Democracy and Discourse: Unpacking 4IR’s Political and Epistemic Impact”
  • 15 May 2024: Seminar on V. Mitova’s: “Social Group Moral Encroachment” with the Social Epistemology Group in Seville (GRESS) @ online Seville Uni.
  • 14 Jun 2024: ACEPS PGs and PDRFs WIP Workshop @ ACEPS-UJ
  • 26-27 Jun 2024: Benton, P. (Talk) “AI and Democracy: Justification of a Broad View of Public Reason” , 2024 Africa Just AI Conference themed “Building a Just AI Ecosystem in Africa” @ Research ICT Africa, Cape Town
  • 5 July 2024: Mitova, V. (Talk) “Why epistemic decolonisation in Africa?” as part of Philosophy Lecture Series National Open University of Nigeria hybrid @ NOUN
  • 8-10 July 2024: Benton, P. (Talk) “AI Knowledge-making Powers: A Threat to Rawlsian Justice” at TILTing Perspectives Conference 2024 “Looking back, moving forward: Re-assessing technology regulation in digitalized worlds” @ Tilburg Uni.

Publications in 2024

  • De Rijk, S. (2024) Euthanasia in Human Beings vs. Companion Animals. South African Journal of Philosophy, 43:1, 57-69.
  • Mitova, V. (2024) Social Group Moral Encroachment. Episteme, 20(4): 894-911.
  • Mitova, V. (2024) Decolonising Experts. In Farina, M., Lavazza, A. and Pritchard, D. (Eds.) Expertise: Philosophical Perspectives (pp. 253–273). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Mitova, V. (Forthcoming) Can theorising epistemic injustice help us decolonise? Inquiry.
  • Machery, E. et al., Mitova, V. (Forthcoming) A Puzzle About Knowledge Ascriptions. Noûs.
  • Grossman, I. et al., Mitova, V. (Forthcoming) Dimensions of Wisdom Perception Across Five Continents. Nature Communications.
  • Schneider et al., Mitova, V. (Forthcoming) Science-Policy Research Collaborations Need Philosophers. Nature Human Behaviour. DOI: 10.1038/s41562-024-01892-x.

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