Gender, Public Policy, and Philosophies of Emotion

Gender, Public Policy, and Philosophies of Emotion


University College Dublin
June 17, 2016 7:00 am — June 18, 2016 5:00 pm
Moot Court, Sutherland School of Law

Contact Clara Fischer for more information.

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Society for Women in Philosophy Ireland Workshop
Registration and Welcome


Gender, Public Policy, Emotion: Philosophical Perspectives I

When is Shame Good? Thinking about the Dynamics of Punishment through Shameful Exposure (Luna Dolezal, Durham University/Trinity College Dublin)

Teaching “Patriotic Love” in Schools (Eileen Brennan, Dublin City University)
The Ethics and Politics of Regret (Paddy McQueen, University College Dublin)





Gender, Public Policy, Emotion: Philosophical Perspectives II
Institutionalisation and the Gendered Politics of Emotion (Clara Fischer, University College Dublin)
Reconsidering 1916: Relational Affect in In the Shadow of the State by Sarah Browne and Jesse Jones (Tina Kinsella, TCD)
Affectivity, Gender and Racialization: Fear and Loathing in Europe (Danielle Petherbridge, University College Dublin)






Policy-making and the Gendered Politics of Emotion: Political Representative and Civil Society Perspectives

Ivana Bacik (Senator and Reid Prof. of Law, TCD)

Máiread Collins (Syrian Programme Officer, Christian Aid, London)

Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop (NUI Seanad Election Candidate and Outgoing CEO, Dublin Rape Crisis Centre)



Coffee Break


Keynote Address — Bonnie Mann (Prof. of Philosophy, University of Oregon): Gender, Shame, and Redemption 

Please follow the link to register on Eventbrite here.

This event is generously supported by the Society for Applied Philosophy and UCD School of Philosophy. 


Organised by Dr. Clara Fischer (University College Dublin) in conjunction with SWIP Ireland.