The University of Sheffield Philosophy Teacher Conference
Teaching Philosophy at post-16 and beyond
Tuesday 21 June 2016, 9am-3.15pm
The Department of Philosophy warmly invites you to a conference for teachers of Philosophy and related subjects at post-16 and beyond. This unique opportunity will give you the chance to meet our lecturers and researchers from the University of Sheffield, to refresh your subject knowledge and to learn how we’ve developed our teaching in recent years.
Participation will contribute to your continuing professional development.
The conference is free to attend, lunch and refreshments are also provided.
|9 - 9.30am||Registration and coffee|
|9.30 - 9.40am||Welcome|
|9.40 - 10.30am||
Dr Yonatan Shemmer "Education and indoctrination"
|10.30 - 10.45am||Break|
|10.45 - 11.35am||
Dr Tom Cochrane "Comedy"
Dr T Ryan Byerly "New approaches to classic problems in philosophy of religion"
|11.35 - 11.40am||Comfort break|
|11.40 - 12.30pm||
Prof Eric Olson "What is death?"
|12.30 - 1.30pm||Lunch|
|1.30 - 2.20pm||
Dr Jessica Leech "Truthmaking: A new perspective on metaphysical debates"
|2.20 - 2.25pm||Comfort break|
|2.25 - 3.15pm||
Round table: preparing your students for a degree in Philosophy
Evaluations & close
Download a pdf version of programme
Please complete our online Teacher Conference Registration Form to reserve your place.
Please note: places are limited and will be reserved on a first come first served basis.
Registration deadline: Monday 13 June
For further information please email:
Linda Billam, Schools’ Outreach Support Officer, Faculty of Arts and Humanities: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you require overnight accommodation, rooms in university halls of residence (Endcliffe) are available from £44 per person for bed and breakfast in a single room, subject to availability. Alternatively, nearby Halifax Hall hotel has rooms starting from £65 based on single occupancy, again subject to availability: