BPPA-MAP Reading Group Initiative

In a joint effort, the British Postgraduate Philosophy Association (BPPA) and the Minorities and Philosophy UK chapter (MAP UK) introduce the Decolonise your reading groups initiative. Aspiring both to educate ourselves on issues which are systematically disregarded in most university study programmes, and to help students interested in diversity, inclusion, and decolonisation to get to know each other, we aim to organise a series of online reading groups, which are to take place every two weeks. The reading group blueprints that we will be using are drawn from the Diversity Reading List website. Our first reading cycle will be onContinue readingBPPA-MAP Reading Group Initiative

Results of elections to the BPPA Executive Committee

Following the procedures outlined in the Constitution, the Executive Committee of the BPPA appointed a new Committee for the incoming year, Committee that shall serve until February 2024. The members of the new committee will be: Pablo Dopico as President Luca Dondoni as Vice-President Azia Keever as Secretary Ruodan Que as Diversity and Inclusion Officer The positions of Democracy and Outreach Officer and Events Coordinator were not up for re-election, so they shall still be held by Labeeba Miah and David Chandler, and Alba Miriello, respectively.  In an effort to increase the association’s transparency, we would like to make publicContinue readingResults of elections to the BPPA Executive Committee

The BIPPA will subsequently be the BPPA

After listening carefully to some feedback provided by students based in the Republic of Ireland, and following some discussions concerning its appropriate remit, the Executive Committee of the Association has voted to restrict its scope and effort to the UK only. Henceforth the Association shall be thus known as — once again — the British Postgraduate Philosophical Assotiation (BPPA). This notwithstanding, we sincerely hope to collaborate with Irish learned societies and students based in Ireland in the future — and we are most open to proposals in that direction.   In this line, the Executive Committee of the BPPA hasContinue readingThe BIPPA will subsequently be the BPPA