Subject: Reminder: Philosophical Reflections on Technological Dystopia, May 17, 2017, Nijmegen

Dear all! The deadline to register for Technological Dystopia event (April
26th) is approaching! The places are limited.
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The Dutch Research School of Philosophy (OZSW) is happy to invite you for the
OZSW PhD Council Event "Philosophical Reflections on Technological Dystopia."
The event will take place on Wednesday, May 17th 2017, 13:00-17:00 at De
Villa<http://www.devilla-nijmegen.nl/> in Nijmegen.



During the event, Prof. Dr. Peter-Paul Verbeek (University of Twente) will
provide philosophical reflections on what it means to live with technologies;
and Dr. Vincent Blok (Wageningen Univesity) will critically review the popular
science fiction book "The Circle" by Dave Eggers in the light of philosophy of
innovation. In between the lectures, the participants will be invited to join
in a brief workshop to answer the question on what kind of techno
utopia/dystopia they would (not) wish to live in.



Participation in the event is free of charge! During the event, refreshing
beverages will be provided. After the event, there will be an optional viewing
of the movie "The Cirlce<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zH0E69gtQtI>" at the
local art house LUX<https://www.lux-nijmegen.nl/>. This will be at the
participants' own expense (9,50 EUR regular/7 EUR student), subject to
discount if more than 20 people register.



Number of places for the event is limited, so make sure to save a seat by
registering here<https://goo.gl/forms/1kVbXS7UiBKo3GQa2> no later than April
26, 2017.



If you have any questions, please, contact us at
olga.kudina@utwente.nl<mailto:olga.kudina@utwente.nl> or
tjidde.tempels@wur.nl<mailto:tjidde.tempels@wur.nl>.



Looking forward to seeing you on May 17th!

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