Academic Activities

Teaching

June 2023

Bachelor course in Biomedical Sciences (VU Amsterdam): Philosophy of Science and Ethics

February – March 2023

Master course in Philosophy of Neuroscience (VU Amsterdam): Neurophilosophy and Psychiatry

Bachelor course in Philosophy (VU Amsterdam): Philosophy of Mind

November – December 2022/23

Course for Minor students in Technology, Law, and Ethics
(VU Amsterdam): Philosophy and Neuroethics

Summer Term 2022

Master and PhD course in Philosophy and Cognitive Science with Prof. Albert Newen (RU Bochum): Interdisciplinary Reading Club: Recent Debates in Situated Cognition and Affectivity

Winter Term 2021/2022

Master and PhD course in Philosophy and Cognitive Science with Prof. Albert Newen (RU Bochum): Interdisciplinary Reading Club: Recent Debates in Situated Cognition and Affectivity

Bachelor course in Philosophy with Prof. Albert Newen (RU Bochum): Einführung in Sprach- und Erkenntnisphilosophie (Introduction to Philosophy of Language and Epistemology)

Summer Term 2021

Master and PhD course in Philosophy and Cognitive Science with Dr.  Julia Wolf (RU Bochum – online): Interdisciplinary Reading Club: Recent Debates on Animal Cognition and Child Development

Bachelor and Master course in Philosophy with Prof. Beate Krickel (TU Berlin – online): Die Erforschung von Geist und Gehirn: Wissenschaftliche Zusammenhänge und Philosophische Debatten (The Investigation of Mind and Brain: Scientific Contexts and Philosophical Debates)

Winter Term 2020/2021

Master and PhD course  in Philosophy and Cognitive Science with Prof.  Albert Newen (RU Bochum – online): Interdisciplinary Reading Club: Recent Debates on Situated Cognition

Summer Term 2020

Bachelor and Master course in Philosophy with Prof. Beate Krickel (TU Berlin – online): Philosophie & Neurowissenschaft (Philosophy & Neuroscience)

Bachelor course in Philosophy (RU Bochum – online): David Hume: Eine Untersuchung über den menschlichen Verstand
(A Treatise of Human Nature)

Winter Term 2019/2020

Bachelor course in Philosophy (RU Bochum): Einführung in die analytische Philosophie der Emotionen (Introduction to the Analytic Philosophy of Smotions)

Summer Term 2016

Master course in Philosophy and Cognitive Science with Prof. Albert Newen (RU Bochum): Nature of Pain and Emotion– Investigations from the Perspective of Philosophy and Cognitive Science

Administrative Responsibilities

2021 – 2022

Representative of the non-professorial staff in the board of the Faculty for Philosophy and Educational Sciences (RU Bochum)

2020 – 2022

Representative of the non-professorial staff and equal opportunities representative in the Selection Committee and Steering Committee of the RTG ‘Situated Cognition‘ (RU Bochum)

2019 – 2022

Member of the Organization Committee of the Center for Mind & Cognition (RU Bochum): coordination, event organization, and development of social media strategies

2018 – 2022

Member of the Early Career Researchers Board of the Research School (RU Bochum): peer review of funding applications and consultation in process improvement

2017 – 2018

Doctoral representative in the board of the Institute for Philosophy II (RU Bochum)

Networks

Research Network ‘The Role of Ambivalence in the Agency of Suicidal Individuals’ (German Research Foundation) (since 2022)

Founder of the research network ‘Many Minds’ with Dr. Pascale Willemsen (University of Zürich), Prof. Lena Kästner (University of Erlangen), Prof. Beate Krickel (TU Berlin), and Prof. Judith Martens (University of Antwerp) (since 2022)

Founder of the research network ‘Experiences of Loss’ with Dr. Marta Caravà (Purdue University), Dr. Regina Farby (Macquarie University), Dr. Becky Millar (University of York), and Dr. Peter Stilwell (McGill University) (since 2022)

Interdisciplinary Research Training Group ‘Situated Cognition’ at RU Bochum and Osnabrück University(German Research Foundation); associated member (2017 – 2020) and internal member (2020 – 2022)

Global Young Faculty (Mercator Research Center Ruhr) (2019 – 2021)

Society for Woman in Philosophy Ruhr (2017 – 2022)

FES Ehemalige & Mentoring (2015 – 2022)

Review Activities

Analysis, Frontiers in Psychology, Journal of Consciousness Studies, Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences, Philosophical Studies, Philosophical Psychology, Philosopher’s Imprint, Philosophy and the Mind Sciences, Review of Philosophy and Psychology, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science

Editorial Work

Associate Editor for Philosophy and the Mind Sciences (open access, no publication fees) (since 2022)

Event Organization

GAP Satellite Workshop ‘Scaffolding and Niche Construction’

16. September 2022

HU Berlin

Co-organizer: Prof. Albert Newen, Prof. Achim Stephan, Dr. Gregor Hörzer

Website

Spring School on Situated Cognition: Applications, Prospects, & Limits

28. – 31. March 2022

RU Bochum

Co-organizers: Prof. Albert Newen, Prof. Achim Stephan, & Dr. Gregor Hörzer

Website

 

Workshop ‘Situated Affectivity and Social Understanding’

04. Dezember 2021

RU Bochum

 

Co-organizer: Prof. Albert Newen

Website

 

Fourth Bochum Early Career Researchers Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and of Cognitive Science

20. – 21. June 2021

RU Bochum (online)

Co-organizers: Bartosz Radomski, Maja Griem, Dr. Roy Dings

Poster

Website

Third Bochum Early Career Researchers Workshop in Philosophy of Mind and of Cognitive Science

June and July 2020

RU Bochum (online)

Co-organizer: Dr. Roy Dings,
Dr. Krzysztof Dolega, Dr. Elmarie Venter, Dr. Alfredo Vernazzani

Poster

Website

Conference: EuroCogSci

02.-04. September 2019

RU Bochum

Main Organizer:   Prof. Albert Newen

Poster

Website

Workshop: Investigating the Mind – Pain, Emotion and Affective Disorders

08.-10. November 2018

RU Bochum

Co-organizer: Dr. Lena Kästner &
Prof. Albert Newen

Poster

Website

Workshop: The Nature of Pain – An Interdisciplinary Perspective

10. November 2017

RU Bochum

Co-organizer:
Prof. Albert Newen

Poster

Website

Spring School: Social Cognition, Emotion and Joint Action 

06.-10. March 2016

RU Bochum

Main Organizer: Prof. Albert Newen, Prof. Tobias Schlicht & Prof. Shaun Gallagher

Poster

Outreach

YouTube

 

01/09/2023 ‘PhysioBib’ by Nils Reiter and Noak Liam

Wie Schmerz unsere Umweltwahrnehmung verändert
(How pain changes our perception of the world)

09/06/2022 ‘PhysioBib’ by Nils Reiter and Noak Liam

Grenzen des bio-psycho-sozialen Modells
(Limits of the bio-psycho-social model)

Presentations for Clinical Practitioners

 

11/19/2021 – Conference of the German Osteopathy School ‘Osteopathy meets Psychology’ (online; Berlin); with Dr. Peter Stilwell

Philosophical Reflections on Pain, Persons and Practice

05/12/2021 – Pain BC Webinar; with Dr. Peter Stilwell

Is the biopsychosocial model of pain adequate? Conceptual and therapeutic challenges

For a recording of the presentation see here: Youtube

Exhibitions

 

 02-03/2020 – Scientific Support for Public Exhibition

Wie wir die Welt sehen: Philosophie und Kognition
(How we see the world: philosophy and cognition)

Main Organizer: Prof. Albert Newen (RU Bochum)
Location: Blue Square (Bochum)

 02-03/2021 – Organizational Support for Cultural Branding

Grenzüberschreitungen: Auslöser, Gefühle, Wirkungen
(Crossing borders: triggers, feelings, effects)

Working Group of the Global Young Faculty
(Mercator Research Center Ruhr)

 

Press Releases

 

05/11/2023 – VU News ‘What we communicate when reporting pain’

11/22/2021 – RUB Press ‘How people understand other people

04/23/2021- RUB Press: ‘How philosophy can change the understanding of pain

 

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