Themes from Testimonial Injustice and Trust

Online Workshop
17 Jun 2021

An online workshop with the finalists of the IJPS 2020 Robert Papazian and PERITIA essay competitions, and invited speakers, 17-18 June 2021.

Melanie Altanian and Maria Baghramian are running a two day online workshop on the topic of  testimonial injustice and trust,  on June 17 and 18. The event is  supported by PERITIA and the Irish Research Council. Finalists of the 2021 IJPS PERITIA and Robert Papazian prizes will present the pre-final drafts of their  shortlisted entries. In addition, four invited speakers are presenting their work on themes from testimonial injustice and trust.

Registration and a copy of the programme can be found here. Places are limited.


Thursday, 17 June

13:00 – 13:10 Welcome and Introduction

Maria Baghramian & Melanie Altanian, UCD

13:10 – 14:00 Representation and Epistemic Violence

Leo & Dina Townsend, University of Vienna

14:00 – 14:50 Redefining the Wrong of Epistemic Injustice

Alicia García Álvarez, University of Oviedo

15:00 – 15:30 Mother and Baby Homes in Ireland

Maeve O’Rourke, Irish Centre for Human Rights

15:30 – 16:20 Accountability for Testimonial Injustice Ji-Young Lee, University of Copenhagen

16:20 – 17:10 Articulating Understanding

Charlotte Knowles, University of Groningen

17:20 – 18:10 Electoral Incompetence, Epistocracy, and Standpoint Epistemologies

Olga Lenczewska, UNC Wilmington


Friday, 18 June

13:00 – 13:50 Epistemic Trust in Friends is Not Partial

Katherine Dormandy, University of Innsbruck

13:50 – 14:40 Institutional Testimonial Injustice

Ian Kidd, University of Nottingham & Havi Carel, University of Bristol

14:50 – 15:40 Our Epistemic Duties in Scenarios of Vaccine Mistrust

Giulia Terzian & Maria Inés Corbalán

15:40 – 16:30 Just how Testimonial, Epistemic, or Correctable is Testimonial Injustice?

Ray Auerback, University of Exeter

16:40 – 17:30 Genocide Denialism and the Interrelations of Testimonial and Hermeneutical Injustice

Melanie Altanian, University College Dublin

17:30 – 18:20 Testimonial Injustice and the Prospects of a Normative Clash

Sandy Goldberg, Northwestern University