(Sophie) S van Balen

Erasmus School of Philosophy ESPhil
Location
Nieuwemarkt 1A, Rotterdam
Telephone
31||31||
Email
vanbalen@euc.eur.nl

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Sophie van Balen (MA) is Lecturer Humanities at Erasmus University College. She teaches courses on all levels at EUC, including Modernity, Early Modern Political Philosophy, The Climate Crisis, Contemporary Political Philosophy and Feminist Philosophy. She is further head of the program board at philosophical café Felix & Sofie in Amsterdam.

After finishing her BA and MA in Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam, Sophie worked as a program  director for various philosophical organisations. She wrote frequently for Filosofie Magazine and intiated the feminist writing project Ik Schrijf (I write). Last year, Sophie organised the fourth biennial conference in Performance Philosophy *Intervention? Intoxication! *and was guest-editor for the subsequent journal issue. 

At this moment, Sophie is starting her PhD on an expanded, multispecies, and embodied understanding of Peter Sloterdijk's Foam ontology to function as a foundation for a progressive politics of care in face of the climate crisis. 

  • The Climate Crisis

    Title
    The Climate Crisis
    Year
    2020
    Year level
    Level 200

    Early Modern Political Philosophy

    Title
    Early Modern Political Philosophy
    Year
    2020
    Year level
    Level 200
  • University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Philosophy
    Department
    ESPhil
    Country
    The Netherlands
    Telephone
    31||31||

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Nieuwemarkt 1A 3011 HP Rotterdam

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Nieuwemarkt 1A 3011 HP Rotterdam