Call for Abstracts: Workshop Feminist Philosophy of Technology


Organized by Dr. Janina Loh and Prof. Mark Coeckelbergh, Department of Philosophy – with the support of the Forschungsverbund Gender & Agency and the Magistratsabteilung 7 – Kultur of the Stadt Wien

The Workshop will take place on

25th and 26th of October 2018

Confirmed keynote speakers:

  • Corinna Bath
  • Rick Dolphijn
  • Nina Lykke
  • Kathleen Richardson
  • Lucy Suchman
  • Judy Wajcman

The workshop Feminist Philosophy of Technology has two main aims: It shall present and spark a dialogue between the prominent approaches within feminist philosophy of technology (first day). On the second day we would like to explore and discuss potential challenges and perspectives within current movements of feminist philosophy of technology. We welcome submissions on any – but not limited to – the following issues:

  • critical posthumanism
  • new materialist feminism
  • feminist philosophy of technology
  • technofeminism
  • cyberfeminism
  • xenofeminism
  • human-machine-interaction
  • relationships with machines
  • sexrobotics
  • the future of work (industry 4.0, automatization, digitalization)
  • women, technics, and education
  • women, technics, and arts.

Please submit abstracts of around 500 words to

Submission deadline: July 30

Acceptance notifications will be sent out by the end of August.

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