Autumn School 2017

The Center for the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists presents the  II. Autumn School, taking place from October 3rd to 6th, 2017.

International graduate students, as well as interested faculty and scholars, are welcome to apply for participation.

Applications can be submitted until September 20th.

This fall, the Center will offer units on Christina of Sweden (1626-1689), Olympe de Gouges (1748-1793), Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797),  Sophie de Grouchy, Marquise de Condorcet (1764-1822), as well as lectures on modern women philosophers from 1600-1900.

These master classes are offered by Mary Ellen Waithe (Ph.D., professor emerita at Cleveland State University, USA), Sandrine Bergès (Ph.D., professor at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey), and Susanna Åkerman (Ph.D., Swedenborg Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden).

Since the courses are organized in units (one in the morning and one in the afternoon), participants can select units according to their interest.

The courses start with an opening ceremony on Tuesday, October 3rd at 6 pm and end with a closing ceremony on Friday, October 6th at 6 pm.

Participation is free. The classes will be held in English.

To apply, please send a one-page CV and a brief letter of motivation (no more than one page) to by September 20th, 2017.

Prof. Mary Ellen Waithe
f.l.t.r. Prof. Ruth Hagengruber (director of the Center) and Prof. Sandrine Bergès.

October 3rd


October 4th

Christina of Sweden
Prof. Mary Ellen Waithe
Dr. Susanna Åkerman

October 5th

Olympe de Gouges
Prof. Sandrine Bergès

October 6th

Sophie de Grouchy
Mary Wollstonecraft
Prof. Sandrine Bergès

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