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Call for Papers

4th International Research Summer School in Genetic Phenomenology

Lifeworld – between Evidence and Delusion. Husserliana vol. 39 on Lifeworld”

August, 5th-9th 2024 – IFiS PAN Warsaw
Extended Deadline: July 10th 2024

The 4th International Research Summer School in Genetic Phenomenology will take place August 5-9, 2024, at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. The theme of the 2024 Warsaw Summer School will be “Lifeworld – between Evidence and Delusion”. The Lifeworld is a concrete sphere of human experience that, defined by historical and cultural interactions, shapes cognition, knowledge, and social practices. It is also a domain of contrasts and ambiguities in which evidence and perceptions are eminently entangled with illusions and delusional experiences. This intertwining of intuitions represents a crucial field of research for a phenomenological theory of subjectivity and a major challenge for contemporary sciences, especially the human and social sciences.

The aim of the Research Summer School is to discuss the epistemological and practical implications of these aspects of the lifeworld, especially the interplay of evidence and delusion. Lectures and project workshops will focus on Husserl’s manuscripts collected in Husserliana XXXIX, and will include, alongside traditional phenomenological approaches, the perspectives of psychology, philosophical anthropology, social theory, psychoanalysis, and psychotherapy. A special focus of the Summer School is provided by the cooperation with psychoanalytical scholars who shed light on the correlation between genetic phenomenology and psychoanalysis.

Keynote speakers:

Jagna Brudzińska
Mirja Hartimo
George Heffernan
Sonja Rinofner
Lanei Rodemeyer
Roberto Walton
Harald Wiltsche

For more information see here.