Epistemic Injustice in the Aftermath of Collective Wrongdoing, University of Bern, Dec. 6-7, 2019

Program Announcement & Call for Registrations

*Friday, December 6, 2019*
10:00 – 11:00   Echo chambers, Ignorance and Domination (Breno R. G. Santos, University of Mato Grosso)
11:00 – 12:00   Thinking Epistemic Injustice from the Global South: Genocide-denial, Silencing and Collective Ignorance in Turkey (Imge Oranli, Arizona State University)
12:10 – 13:10   Genocide Denial as Testimonial Oppression (Melanie Altanian, University of Bern)
14:30 – 15:30   False Confessions, the Criminal Justice System, and Testimonial Injustice (Jennifer Lackey, Northwestern University)
15:45 – 16:45   Capital Vices, Institutional Failures, and Epistemic Neglect in a County Jail (José Medina, Northwestern University)

*Saturday, December 7, 2019*
10:00 – 11:00   The Significance of Intellectual Self-Trust – Individual and Collective – in Tackling Epistemic Injustice (Nadja El Kassar, ETH Zurich)
11:00 – 12:00   Horizontal Attention and Epistemic Repair (Gaile Pohlhaus, Miami University)
12:10 – 13:10   “The Girl Who Cried Wolf”: #MeToo, Testimonial Injustice, and Feminist Solidarity (Hilkje Hänel, Free University Berlin)
14:30 – 15:30   Epistemic Injustice and Indigenous Peoples in the Inter-American Human Rights System (Dina Townsend, University of Tilburg and Leo Townsend, University of Vienna)
15:45 – 16:45   Rectifying Hermeneutical Injustice in the “Comfort Women” Issue through Interactional and Structural Acknowledgment (Seunghyun Song, University of Graz)

There are few remaining spots for non-speaking participants. Please note that this is a pre-read workshop, papers will be distributed among the participants in advance. Please register by November 10 (extended deadline) via email to melanie.altanian@philo.unibe.ch  indicating your motivation/the relevance of the workshop to your research interests.

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