Elisabeth Schellekens speaking in Edinburgh on 12th March

We are delighted to announce the second lecture hosted by SAF, supported by the BSA and the SPA, to be delivered by Professor Elisabeth Schellekens (Universities of Uppsala and Durham) on Thursday, 12th March, 2015.

Elisabeth Schellekens is Chair Professor of Aesthetics at Uppsala University and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Durham. She is Editor (with Prof. John Hyman, Oxford) of the British Journal of Aesthetics, and an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. Her research interests and published work span a number of topics in aesthetics, the general theory of value, and the emotions, including the relationship between aesthetics and ethics, aesthetic normativity, conceptual art, and empirical aesthetics. She is currently Principal Investigator on an AHRC-funded research network on the “Ethics and Aesthetics of Archaeology.”

Professor Elisabeth Schellekens (Uppsala/Durham)

“On Sensible and Intelligible Beauty”

Thursday, 12th March, 2015, 4:15 – 6:00pm

University of Edinburgh, Lecture Theatre 1, 7 Bristo Square


As always, the lecture is free and open to all!

The lecture will be followed by a dinner with our speaker. There are limited funds to cover dinner expenses for two students, which we will offer on a first-come-first-served basis. Please contact the organisers by Sunday, 8th March if you would like to attend the dinner.

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