Panel: Recognition Theory and Epistemic Injustice

In this GenderTalks Panel, Prof. Dr. Kristina Lepold and Dr. Hilkje Hänel will discuss the possibilities of investigating epistemic injustice, oppression, and violence in relation to misrecognition. 
All welcome!

online, via ZOOM​

Monday, April 11th / 18H (CEST)

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Please note that by registering on Eventbrite, you will receive the ZOOM link in your email. The meeting room will open a few minutes in advance and the meeting will be recorded.

meet our guests.

Dr. Hilkje Hänel

Dr. Hilkje Hänel is an assistant professor and postdoc in political theory at the University of Potsdam, and Principal Investigator of the German Research Council funded project The Relation between Recognition Theory and Theories of Epistemic Injustice. From 2014 – 2018, she was a board member of the Society for Women in Philosophy Germany. She completed her PhD in philosophy at the Humboldt University Berlin with a thesis on the concept of rape in 2018, which was published with transcript. She works in social, political, and feminist philosophy and applied ethics, especially on questions of epistemic injustice, disability, migration, sex, and consent.

Prof. Dr. Kristina Lepold

Prof. Dr. Kristina Lepold is a junior professor for social philosophy and critical theory at Humboldt University Berlin, and a board member of the Society for Women in Philosophy Germany. She received her PhD in philosophy from Goethe University Frankfurt in 2017 for her doctoral thesis on the ambivalence of recognition, which was published with Campus in 2021. She works in social, political, and feminist philosophy, critical theory, and theories of recognition. Drawing on these backgrounds, she also specializes in debates on race and racism, and has edited a volume on critical philosophy of race with Suhrkamp in 2021.