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Bergen Network for Women in Philosophy

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The Bergen Network for Women in Philosophy (BNWP) aims to increase the proportion of women studying and working in philosophy. The network was established in 2009 to counterbalance the overwhelming number of men dominating the discipline. At that time, the proportion of female faculty members in permanent positions was 13%. Women were also clearly underrepresented at both graduate and undergraduate levels of study. The numbers have now improved, as the proportion of female faculty members is 29%, however, when it comes to students and PhD candidates there is still a long way to go. One of the network’s central tasks is therefore to work to increase the proportion of women in philosophy at all levels, both amongst students and faculty members. The network's aim is to make visible the contribution of women to philosophy. This aim is met by organizing regular seminars throughout the semester and an annual conference. These events are open to everyone. Other activities are organized based on suggestions from network members and other interested parties.

BNWP-seminar
Carlota Salvador Megias
Sep 30

The Literary Philosophical

The BNWP is very happy to invite you to our third seminar at Landmark with a talk given by Carlota Salvador Megias.

Stipends
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Early Career Researcher Stipends Advertisement

The Bergen Network for Women in Philosophy (BNWP) invites applications for two stipends, that support the work of female (inclusively defined) early career researchers in philosophy.

Graduate workshop
Teksten "Art & otherness" med en gren som bakgrunn

Virtual Graduate Workshop and Symposium in Art and Otherness

The Bergen Network for Women in Philosophy (BNWP) hosted a virtual graduate student workshop and symposium form April 29th – 30th, 2020.

Review
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Review of the BNKF Graduate Student Workshop and Symposium

The Bergen Network for Women in Philosophy (BNWP) at the University of Bergen, Norway (UiB) hosted its first graduate student workshop and symposium from January 17th - 19th, 2019 . Here comes a review of the arrangement and an invitation to submit inputs for future events.

Music and Philosophy
A blurred photo of Lydia Goehr with the text "Challenging an ahistorical approach to concepts used when desceibing music.

Lydia Goehr in Bergen: “Philosophy Meets Music”

Rebecka Ahvenniemi, composer and assistant professor, has written a blog post on Goehr's visit to Bergen. In this Ahvenniemi discusses some of the main topics related to the relation between philosophy and music debated at the conference.