Online conference: 7-10 December 2021
The enormously thought-provoking and transgressive online conference on philosophy and disability, which brought together disabled philosophers of disability from around the globe last December, will be launched again this December. As many readers and listeners of BIOPOLITICAL PHILOSOPHY can attest, last year’s conference was a huge success, both demonstrating the value of online events and providing a venue for marginalized disabled philosophers to present their cutting-edge work on disability in order to counter their exclusion from other philosophy conferences, symposia, and workshops, as well as publication and permanent employment.
In this regard, the Philosophy, Disability and Social Change conference that took place last December also offered the philosophical community a model of how to organize accessible online philosophy conferences that ensure a safe climate and environment for disabled philosophers and other disabled academics.
Once again, Jonathan Wolff and I (with the technical and financial support of the School of Government at Oxford University) will coorganize the conference scheduled to take place December 7th-10th. Like the conference last year, the conference this upcoming December will be held during UK afternoon hours (roughly 1-7pm GMT) on these days.
The videos of last year’s Philosophy, Disability and Social Change conference can be found on YouTube here [transcript to be corrected]: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=philosophy%2C+disability+and+social+change