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History of Women Philosophers and Scientists
The history of women philosophers dates back to the beginning of the history of philosophy itself
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Monday, 24.07.2017 - Friday, 28.07.2017

Libori Summer School: Women Philosophers: Medieval and Renaissance Periods

With her book series „A History of Women Philosophers“ the instructor of this class, Prof. Dr. Mary Ellen Waithe, created a thorough overview over female thinkers, authors, and scientists within the history of philosophy. Together with Reverend Dr. Conley and Evina Glantzi this Libori Summer School “Women Philosophers: Medieval and Renaissance Periods” aims at reading, investigating, and discussing the works, among others, of Heloise, Hildegard von Bingen, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Tullia d’Aragona, Catarina da Siena, Julian of Norwich, and the Arnauld women.

Please note: Within this Libori Summer School 2017, a study abroad program “Walking in Hildegard of Bingen’s footsteps” to international (under-)graduate students is provided. For further information please contact Julia Lerius: julia.lerius(at)upb(dot)de.

Language: The seminar will be held in English.

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Mary Ellen Waithe (Cleveland State University, USA), Prof. Dr. John Conley SJ. (Loyola University Maryland, USA)

Organizer: Julia Lerius (Paderborn University, Germany)

General information: As the number of participants is limited to 15 for each course, please e-mail a one page letter of motivation and a brief curriculum vitae to the lecturer julia.lerius(at)upb(dot)de until March 31st, 2017.

Everybody interested in this topic is welcome to attend this seminar. A certificate of participation will be handed over in the closing ceremony. Participation is free. Transport and lodgings have to be organized individually by the attendees. Please bear in mind, however, that the holiday season in Paderborn starts at the end of July. There for we highly recommend to book rooms as soon as possible.

For more information on the Libori Summer School see

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