Social Phenomenology:


Social Phenomenology: Persons, Vocations, Goals
5–6 November 2015

Venues: Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, House of Sciences and Letters.

Organizers: Sara Heinämaa and Timo Miettinen, Subjectivity, Historicity, Communality Research Community; Markku Koivusalo, Tutkijaliitto; University of Jyväskylä and University of Helsinki; Anthony Steinbock, Phenomenology Research Center, Southern Illinois University.

The aim of this workshop is to discuss the normative structures of personal and interpersonal lives within the framework of contemporary phenomenology and pragmatism.


Thursday November 5th
Venue: Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (Fabianinkatu 24, 1st floor seminar room)
11:30-13:00 Anthony Steinbock (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale): Making Way for a Phenomenology of Vocations
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-16:00 Emanuele Caminada (Köln): Europe and Vocational Ethics
16:00-16:15 Coffee
16:15-17:15 Timo Miettinen (UH): Phenomenology and the Common World: Husserl’s Interpretation of Philosophy as Social Vocation

Friday November 6th
Venue: The House of Sciences and Letters (Kirkkokatu 6, lecture room 309)
09:30-11:00 Sami Pihlström (UH): Embedded Life: Habits and Practices in Pragmatism
11:00-11:15 Coffee
11:15-12:15 Sara Heinämaa (JyU): Persons and Vocations in Husserl’s Philosophy
12:15-13:45 Lunch
13:45-15:15 Jana Trajtelová (Slovakia): TBA
15:15-15:30 Coffee
15:30-16:30 Fredrik Westerlund (UH): Values, Egoism, and the Claim of the Other

Anthony Steinbock (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)
Emanuele Caminada (Köln)
Jana Trajtelová (Slovakia)
Timo Miettinen (UH)
Sami Pihlström (UH)
Fredrik Westerlund (UH)
Sara Heinämaa (JyU, UH)