Philosophy taster session

This taster session is suitable for students with an interest in studying Philosophy at university.

Philosophy taster session

Should Parental Leave be Gender-Neutral?

A free virtual taster session for students.

When: Tuesday 29 June 2021, 3:45pm - 5:15pm

Places available: 75

Age group: Year 12, A Level, BTEC

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We will look at whether considerations of privacy, inclusivity, equality and feasibility support moving to gender-neutrality in parental leave policies; and we'll see how philosophy has the potential to shape policy and personal life in this domain. 


Time Activity
3:45pm Log in and get comfortable

Welcome and introduction - Ryan Byerly

An overview of the department of Philosophy, our degree courses, and career options for Philosophy graduates

4:05pm Taster lecture - Should Parental Leave be Gender-Neutral?, Jules Holroyd
4:50pm Q&A on taster lecture
5:00pm Q&A about Philosophy at Sheffield - with Admissions Tutor and UG ambassadors to answer questions & talk about their own experiences

We look forward to meeting you!

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