Current year events – go to ACEPS landing page
- 18 Feb 2022: Reading Group: Epistemic Injustice, Reasons and Agency & every 3rd Friday of the month (online 3-5pm)
- 25 Feb, 4 Mar & 25 Mar 2022: Research Groups: Epistemic Decolonisation and Epistemic Injustice (EDEI) & Epistemology of the 4th Industrial Revolution (E4IR) 2:30-4:30pm live @ Piza e Vino
- end Feb 2022: Poet, African intellectual & struggle veteran Prof Mongane Serote’s readings & videos immortalised through an IKS online portal (ACEPS YouTube)
- 16-17 Mar 2022: Epistemic Blame Workshop: Theory and Practice (hybrid UJ) with workshop videos
- 23 Mar 2022: UJ ACEPS/Philosophy Colloquium: Covid-19 Vaccine Refusal as Collective Irrationality? by Dr Sebastian Schmidt (Uni Zürich) (hybrid UJ)
- 29-30 Mar 2022: Epistemic Injustice Conference – Keynote Prof José Medina (hybrid UJ) with conference videos
- 14 Apr 2022: UJ ACEPS/Philosophy Colloquium: The Memory of Morals by Prof Sven Bernecker (Uni Cologne) (Hybrid UJ)
- 17 Jun 2022: International Workshop on The Philosophy and Global Politics of Concept Travel – an SNSF funded project “Reversing the Gaze” (Live Uni Basel/ACEPS)
- 24 Jun 2022: Epistemic Injustice, Reasons and Agency Reading Group & then every 2 weeks (online 3-5pm)
- 10 Aug 2022: UJ ACEPS/Philosophy Colloquium: Epistemic Decolonisation, Trust, & Social Media Futures by Prof Karen Frost-Arnold (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) (hybrid UJ 11:20-12:50)
- 12 Aug 2022: Book symposium: Who Should We Be Online? A Social Epistemology for the Internet. by author Prof Karen Frost-Arnold with videos (under contract OUP) (hybrid UJ)
- 19 Aug 2022: Book launch and workshop: by author Prof Thad Metz (2021) A Relational Moral Theory: African Ethics in and beyond the Continent (OUP) (hybrid UJ)
- 28 Sep 2022: UJ ACEPS/Philosophy Colloquium: African data subjects in digital/data colonialism by Aisha Kadiri (PSL Research University France) (live UJ)
- 28 Sep 2022: Templeton funded Geography of Philosophy project – 4th All Teams Virtual Workshop (online UJ)
- 2 Nov 2022: UJ ACEPS/Philosophy Colloquium: Saving the World: On Knowing and Being in Yunkaporta’s Sand Talk by Prof Fiona Jenkins (ANU Australia) (live UJ)
- 3-4 Nov 2022: Epistemic Wrongs and Epistemic Reparations Workshop (live UJ)
- 28 Feb – 1 Mar 2019: Epistemic Injustice (Uni Johannesburg)
- 01-02 May 2019: Epistemic Injustice and Reasons II- Annual SWIP-UK Conference (Uni Kent)
- 23-24 May 2019: New Directions in Philosophy of Medicine Workshop
- May 2019: ACEPS hosted a group of students from Redlands University, USA to study the health landscape in Southern Africa.
- 16 Sep 2019: Language, Concepts and Science International Workshop
- 13 Nov 2020: The place of Philosophy, Indigenous Knowledge and Decolonisation in a Post-Pandemic Africa
- 19-20 Nov 2020: Day1 Day2 THE 3RD GEOGRAPHY OF PHILOSOPHY WORKSHOP ALL TEAM ZOOM WORKSHOP
- 14-15 Oct 2021: Epistemic Injustice, Reasons and Agency Workshop with videos (online)
- 03-05 Nov 2021: Epistemology of the Internet Workshop with videos (online)
Epistemic Injustice Reasons and Agency reading group (EIRA) (Kent Uni & UJ – Newton grant)
Discuss two related papers for 2 hours via Zoom at 1500 South African time, 1400 BTS, 1300 GMT.
- 01 Oct 2021 3pm: Emmalon Davis – Epistemic Appropriation & Gaile Pohlhaus – Epistemic Agency under Oppression.
- 22 Oct 2021 3pm: Trip Glazer – Epistemic Violence and Emotional Misrecognition & Chap 5 (Misrecognition: Political Reform or Reconciliation): Mohammed Abouelleil Rashed’s book ‘Madness and the Demand for Recognition’.
- 12 Nov 2021 3pm: two papers concerning online epistimology.
- 18 Feb 2022 3pm: two papers from Olivia Bailey: Empathy and Testimonial Trust (2018) & Empathy with Vicious Perspectives (2021).
- 18 Mar 2022 3pm: “Taking Responsibility Seriously”, ch 5 in The Subject of Virtue: the anthropology of ethics and freedom, by James Laidlaw: in conjunction with Vargas, Manuel R. (2018).“The Social Constitution of Agency and Responsibility: Oppression, Politics, and Moral Ecology”. In Hutchison, Katrina , Mackenzie, Catriona and Marina Oshana (eds.) Social Dimensions of Moral Responsibility. Oxford: OUP
- Apr-Jul 2022 3pm: every 3rd Fri of the month.
Research Groups Postgrad Presentations
Live @ Piza e Vino, 2:30-4:30pm on the following Fridays:
EDEI: Epistemic Decolonisation and Epistemic Injustice Research Group
4IRE: Epistemology of the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Research Group
- 25 Feb 2022 2:30-4:30pm: 4IRE – Akanimo Andrew Akpan
- 04 Mar 2022 2:30-3:30pm: EDEI – Dimpho Takane Maponye
- 04 Mar 2022 3:30-4:30pm: EDEI – David Scholtz
- 25 Mar 2022 2:30-3:30pm: 4IRE – Abraham Tejiri Tobi (Abe)
- 25 Mar 2022 3:30-4:30pm: 4IRE – Caitlin Rybko
- Prof Lewis Gordon (Uni Connecticut) has been appointed a Visiting Professor specialising in Africana Philosophy.
- Prof Nancy Jecker (Uni Washington) has been appointed a Visiting Professor specialising in Bioethics and a Fulbright U.S. Scholar for 2021/22.
- Prof Cameron Boult (Uni Brandon) is Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy at Brandon. He is a Visiting Researcher Nov–Dec 2021 and May–July 2022, collaborating with ACEPS on a future grant proposal on epistemic blame and decolonisation.
- Dr Sebastian Schmidt (Uni Zurich) is a Visiting Research Fellow from the Zürich Epistemology Group on Rationality (Zegra) Feb–March 2022.
- Prof Karen Frost-Arnold (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) An Epistemology of the 4IR project funded researcher for a 2 week visit. (Aug 2022)
- Prof Karen Frost-Arnold (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) has been appointed a Visiting Professor specialising in Social Epistemology of the Internet.
- Prof José Medina (Uni Northwestern) has been appointed a Visiting Professor specialising in Critical Race and Gender/Queer theory