We have three items of news in this guest post from Catherine Hastings 1. The conference website is now live! The 2022 conference will be held in The Hague, The Netherlands 8-9 August Pre-conference PhD workshop programme 10-12 August Conference… Read More »IACR 2022 annual critical realism conference details
Let’s stop talking about the three domains of reality. Controversial stuff, we know. Hear us out though. We really do think we’d be in a better place if we scrapped the idea.
Guest post by Priscilla Alderson. The 2022 critical realism Zoom course for beginners, based on Roy Bhaskar’s course for doctoral students, was convened by Priscilla Alderson and Rob Faure Walker at University College London. It is now on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCeod4lGHw8s18DVo7t-w5KQ.… Read More »Videos from UCL course on critical realism
Nominations are now open for the 2022 Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize. Nominations should be made to the IACR General Secretary, Catherine Hastings, firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 May, 2022. The Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize is awarded annually for a book that constitutes, motivates… Read More »Nominations Open – Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize
A guest post by Ruth Groff. Zoom format – March 5th & 6th, 2022. Note the rapidly approaching deadline for submissions: 9th January. The Critical Social Ontology Workshop is an annual interdisciplinary venue for radical thinking about the metaphysics of… Read More »Call for Papers: Critical Social Ontology Workshop
A guest post by Catherine Hastings, Angela Davenport and Karen Sheppard Critical realism can feel overwhelming at the start. There is much richness in Roy Bhaskar’s work and the writing of other researchers and philosophers who have worked with his… Read More »Finding ‘a tribe’ – developing a critical realist ‘underlabouring muscle’
A guest post by Jamie Morgan (email@example.com ) Critical realists and those influenced by them have a longstanding interest in environmental issues: Clive Spash, John O’Neill, Petter Naess, Leigh Price, Jin Xue, Ted Benton, Andrew Sayer and many others. Drawing… Read More »The Future is Now: global heating and COP hot air?
Our series of online workshops introducing critical realism will be starting next week. These free learning opportunities are intended to support PhD students or early career researchers who would like to learn about critical realism and its use in social… Read More »Online workshops introducing critical realism starting soon!
Dear IACR members and friends, On behalf of the Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize Committee 2021, I have the pleasure of announcing the following: The Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize 2021 About the Prize: The Cheryl Frank Memorial Prize is awarded annually for a… Read More »Cheryl Frank Prize awarded to Buch-Hansen and Nielsen