Announcing the BSPAC 2022 “Phenomenology, Disability and Technology” panel papers

The Imagining Technologies for Disability Futures Project will sponsor a special panel on ‘Phenomenology, Disability and Technology’ for the British Society for Phenomenology’s Annual Conference 2022, from Tuesday 30th August – Thursday 1st September. The theme for the conference follows up on the 2020 online conference, and will be “Engaged Phenomenology II: Explorations of Embodiment, Emotions and Sociality”.

You can follow this link to follow this link to watch Luna Dolezal and Jessie Stanier introduce and discuss this year’s conference.

The deadlines for the Call for Papers for the main conference and the Call for Papers for the ‘Phenomenology, Disability and Technology’ Panel has now passed.


Keynote speakers:
Prof. Alia Al-Saji, associate professor of philosophy, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Prof. Giovanna Colombetti, professor of philosophy, University of Exeter, UK.
Dr Ullrich Haase, principal lecturer in philosophy, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.

We’re delighted to announce the paper titles for the “Phenomenology, Disability and Technology” Panel:

  • Anna Bortolan (Swansea University) – Healing Online? Anxiety and Emotion Regulation in Pandemic Experience
  • Adam Davidson (University of South Florida) – Broken rhythms: a walk, a wheelchair, and disability discoveries
  • Rhona J Flynn and Martin Huth (University of Vienna and Messerli Research Institute Vienna) – The Normate Body Schema and Assistive Technology: What Merleau-Ponty gets wrong about the ‘blind man’s cane’
  • Pat McConville (Monash Bioethics Centre) – Phenomenology and Artificial Hearts: Three scales of temporal change
  • Lisanne Meinen (University of Antwerpen) – Toward Attunement: Engaging with Neurodivergent Experiences through Videogames
  • Maksim Miroshnichenko (Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University) – The Painful Incorporation: Hybrid Intercorporeality in the Case of Dialysis and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chiara Montalti (University of Florence) – Desire and Affective Ties in/through Technological Encounters
  • Jana van Grunsven (Delft University of Technology)  – Reimagining Embodied Well-Being: Quasi-Cartesianism, Crip Technoscience & 4E Cognition