Current News

Graduate Student Cansu Hepçağlayan Publishes Article in “Ethical Theory and Moral Practice”

The Philosophy department is excited to announce that one of our PhD students, Cansu Hepçağlayan, just had an article published in the journal Ethical Theory and Moral Practice. The article is titled “Reasons for Political Friendship.” Click here for the link to the article. The abstract is as follows: “ Scholarly curiosity about political friendship […]

Graduate Students Marie Le Blevennec and Federica Bocchi Awarded Bloom Dissertation Fellowships

The Department is thrilled to congratulate graduate students Marie Le Blevennec and Federica Bocchi on being awarded Bloom Dissertation Fellowships this year! These fellowships were been created thanks to the generous estate gift of CAS alumnus, Laurence A. Bloom (DGE’66, CAS’68). These competitive Fellowships are designed to provide summer funding to GRS doctoral students in the social […]

Professor Susanne Sreedhar Awarded Fellowship at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

The Department would like to congratulate Professor Susanne Sreedhar for being awarded a fellowship at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study. She will be spending May and June 2023 in Amsterdam, working on a project entitled Political Theories of Involuntary Servitude within Europe (1600-1850). The project is summarized as follows: “Previous research has shown how republican […]

Professor Paul Katsafanas Announces Publication of New Book “Philosophy of Devotion”

The Department would like to wish warm congratulations to Professor Paul Katsafanas in announcing the publication of his new book, Philosophy of Devotion: the longing for invulnerable ideals. The book will be published by Oxford University Press on February 22 2023, and is available for pre-order now. Click here for more info on the book and for […]

Graduate Student Micah Trautmann Receives Center on Forced Displacement Fellowship

The Department would like to commend and congratulate graduate student Micah Trautmann for being awarded a year-long dissertation fellowship at BU’s Center on Forced Displacement, in association with their upcoming Mellon Sawyer Seminars on border externalization. As a research fellow, Micah will continue work on his dissertation, “Refugees and a Right to Place,” help organize […]

Department Welcomes Visiting Scholars Giulia Battistoni and Lei-lei Qi

The Department is pleased to welcome two new visiting scholars into our midsts: Giulia Battistoni (University of Verona) and Lei-lei Qi (South China University of Technology).               Giulia Battistoni is currently a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Post-Doctoral Global Fellow and Teaching Assistant at the University of Verona. Her main research interests […]

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