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Mar 18

Conference: Heritage in War

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 09:00 to Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 17:00

Loyola University, New Orleans

As part of the Heritage in War project co-run by Prof Derek Matravers in Philosophy of The Open University, this interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together researchers and practitioners from a wide range of fields, such as philosophy, international law, heritage studies, archaeology, and the military, to explore issues connected to the protection of heritage in war and conflict.


Previous Events

Conference: Cultural Heritage and Ethics of War

18th September 2019 to 19th September 2019

As part of the Heritage in War project co-run by Prof Derek Matravers in Philosophy of The Open University, the academic philosophy conference held in September this year will present a robust account of the status of heritage in war by exploring philosophical work on Cultural Heritage and Ethics of War.

Student Hub Live

10th June 2019

FASS: New Curriculum Showcase

British Philosophy of Sport Association Conference 2019

2nd April 2019 to 5th April 2019

British Philosophy of Sport Association Conference 2019 is being hosted by Philosophy Department in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Oxford Universities Trinity College.

The inaugural lecture of Professor Derek Matravers, 'Should we risk lives to save history?'

17th July 2018

The dilemma of how to protect culture and heritage in war zones, while making human life a priori

Video Games and Virtual Ethics

21st July 2017 to 22nd July 2017

Is it morally wrong to play violent video games? Academics across numerous disciplines have taken an interest in these issues. Excellent work can be found in philosophy, psychology, media studies, sociology, and literary studies. However academics within these disciplines often do not talk to each other about their shared interest in games. With this conference, our aim is to promote cross-disciplinary dialogue on these issues.

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Humanities Teaching

9th November 2016

The first event in the Digital Humanities in Practice 2016/17 seminar series will feature 

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