Seminars and Reading Groups

The department has several higher seminars, see links below. The department seminar room is Eng2-1022.

The department also organises several reading groups.

For all events at the department, including seminars and reading group sessions, please visit the page Calendar.


  • Aesthetics

    Seminar Chair: Elisabeth Schellekens Dammann.

    Seminars on Wednesdays 14:15-16. Please contact the seminar chair person to be added to the seminar mailing list and receive seminar material.

  • Engaging Vulnerability

    A seminar jointly organized by the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, and the Department of Literature.

    Seminar Chair at the Department of Philosophy: Sharon Rider.

    Seminars on invitation. Please contact the seminar chair person to be added to the seminar mailing list and receive seminar material.

  • History of Philosophy

    Seminar Chairs: Pauliina Remes and Tomas Ekenberg.

    Seminars on Thursdays 14:15-16. Please contact the seminar chair person to be added to the seminar mailing list and receive seminar material.

  • Philosophy of Language and Culture

    Seminar Chair: Sharon Rider.

    Seminars on Fridays 13:15-15. Please contact the seminar chair person to be added to the seminar mailing list and receive seminar material.

  • Philosophy of Law

    Seminar Chair: Patricia Mindus.

    Seminars on Fridays 13:15-15 or on invitation. Please contact the seminar chair person to be added to the seminar mailing list and receive seminar material.

  • Practical Philosophy

    Seminar Chair: Folke Tersman.

    Seminars on Fridays 11:15-13. Please contact the seminar chair person to be added to the seminar mailing list and receive seminar material.

  • Theoretical Philosophy

    Seminar Chair: Matti Eklund.

    Seminars on Thursdays 10:15-12. Please contact the seminar chair person to be added to the seminar mailing list and receive seminar material.

Reading Groups

Meta-ontology and Normativity

The group meets upon invitation and is part of the projects The Lightness of Being and The Varieties of Normativity.

If you would like to be on the mailing list for the reading group, please contact Matti Eklund.

Philosophy of Right

We usually meet every other Thursday 16-18 in the department seminar room Eng2-1022 to discuss articles or book chapters about different topics in legal theory and philosophy of law.

If you would like to be on the mailing list for the reading group, please contact Patricia Mindus.

Wittgenstein

The reading group usually meets every other Friday, at 13:15 or 10:15, to discuss texts and lectures by Wittgenstein.

If you would like to be on the mailing list for the reading group, please contact Gisela Bengtsson.