2016/17 Research Outputs

2016 Groningen Spinoza Symposium. 

Paper presented at a one day conference on Spinoza at the University of Groningen’s department of Philosophy. Approximately 10-15 people, both academics and students, in attendance. Outcomes: The paper was re-worked into a journal article that has recently been accepted for publication.

2016 Society for European Philosophy and Forum for European Philosophy Annual Conference 

Paper presented at conference where the attendance was approximately 20 people of academics and students.

2017 Newberry Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

Paper presented at the Centre for Renaissance and Medieval Studies annual conference at the Newberry research library, Chicago. The audience of around 20 people consisted of graduate students of an interdisciplinary background.

Awarded a 2017 Newberry Renaissance Consortium Grant

2016 Tutor at the Universify Education Summer School, Somerville College Oxford.

Two days of tutoring (four classes) over the two week Universify Education Summer School. Universify Education is a charity that exists to open access to university education, and is a partner of Oxford Summer Courses, a BAC-accredited summer course provider. Classes were of around 15 students each and consisted of regional state school students. The impact of the philosophy classes can be seen in the video on the website home page (https://universifyeducation.com/)

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Knowledge Exchange Lecture at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Tiff Thomas is giving a talk at Goldsmiths to a small collective named ‘Common;sense’

The talk is entitled “BARTLEBY; AN INDETERMINABLE PROBLEMATIC FOR SPINOZA AND THE ATTORNEY” and creates an encounter between Herman Melville’s protagonist ‘Bartleby’–the radically indeterminate–and the fully determined universe of Spinoza.It is a public talk and details can be found here: http://common-sense.co.uk/2014/03/22/next-knowledge-exchange-lecture-christopher-thomas/