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Feminist Epistemology Workshop
Feminist Epistemology Workshop

ven. 13 mai


Room 115 in the Main Building UNIBE

Feminist Epistemology Workshop

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Time & Location

13 mai 2022, 14:00 – 18:00

Room 115 in the Main Building UNIBE, Hochschulstrasse 4, 3012 Bern, Switzerland

About the Event

Are you interested in learning more about the field of feminist epistemology?  Then join us in Bern on May 13th, 2022! This is a hybrid event and can be joined online or in person. You can join the workshop by clicking on this link:

Meeting ID: 655 8511 4549

Passcode: SWIPCH

From 14:00 - 15:00, we will hold an introductory seminar introducing topics in feminist epistemology. 

From 15:00 to 18:00, students and academics working on these topics will have the opportunity to present their work (a 15 minute presentation) with time for feedback or a comment.  Join us afterward for an apéro as well! 

Presentation schedule: 

15:00 – 15:30

Flora Löffelmann, PhD Candidate University of Vienna

«Rhetoric-Epistemic Oppression» (EN)

15:30 – 16:00

Jonas Wittwer, PhD Candidate University of Bern

« The Vulnerability of Experts - Could highly educated people be epistemically abused?» (DE)

16:00 – 16:30

Thulú Barbarán, MA Candidate University of Geneva

«Feminist reflexivity and the construction of transnational identities in the arts» (EN)

16:30 – 17:00

Solmu Anttila, PhD Candidate Free University of Amsterdam

«What are epistemic resources?» (EN)

17:00 – 17:30

Sonja Riegler, PhD Candidate University of Vienna

«A functionalist approach to ignorance» (EN)

17:30 – 18:00

Manu Sharma, PhD Candidate University of Vienna

«Troubling landscapes: The hermeneutics of suffering in colonial modernities» (EN)

Please register via the Google form by the 9th of May 2022 if you want to enroll in the workshop as a participant. This workshop is open to persons of all genders.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

For a quick introduction to topics in feminist epistemology see here:

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