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Dr. Maria Robaszkiewicz

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Dr. Maria  Robaszkiewicz

Institut für Humanwissenschaften > Philosophie > Praktische Philosophie

Equal Opportunities Officer - Research Associate - Gleichstellungsbeauftragte der Fakultät KW

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+49 5251 60-2314
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Visitor:
Pohlweg 55
33098 Paderborn
Research focus
  • Political Philosophy
  • Political Phenomenology
  • Social Philosophy
  • Migration and Ethics of Migration
  • Hannah Arendt
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • History of Women Philosophers
  • Philosophizing with Children

Current research project: Towards a Phenomenology of Migration: On Versatility and Commonality of the Migration Experience

Projects

2021 – 2022

  • International conference People on Streets. Critical Phenomenologies of Embodied Resistance, 12. - 14.05.2022. This conference was funded with 12.000 € by the DFG. It was organized by an international team: Dr. Marieke Borren, Open University (NL); Dr. Sara Cohen Shabot, University of Haifa (IL) and Katja Čičigoj, Paderborn University (DE). The keynote speakers were Prof. Dr. Alia Al-Saji (McGill University), Prof. Dr. Quill R. Kukla (Georgetown University), and Dr. Gail Weiss (George Washington University).

2019

2018

  • International conference Hannah Arendt: Challenges of Plurality, 13. - 15.12.2018. This conference was funded with 10.500 € by the DFG. It was organized with Prof. Tobias Matzner (Media Studies, Paderborn University) and Prof. Jochen Schmidt (Protestant Theology, Paderborn University) and highlighted the current issues around the concept of plurality. The keynote speaker was Prof. Linda Zerilli. A project seminar accompanied this conference.

2015 2016

  • Coordination of a student conference: Wir Flüchtlinge. Über Menschenrechte, Verantwortung und Urteilen, 10.02.2016. The conference was organized by the participants of the seminar "Freedom and Politics: the contemporary debate on Hannah Arendt´s understanding of politics" on the occasion of Arendt’s 110th birthday. Paderborn University supported this conference with 1000 €.

2014 – 2016

2014 – 2015                

2014

  • Organizing and hosting the visit of a student group from Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Columbia, at Paderborn University in the context of the DAAD internationalization of study and teaching program, 30.10.2014 [press release].

2013

  • "Kinder entdecken Philosophie!", a workshop during the Paderborn University Science Days, 10.07.2013, Paderborn University.
  • Poster-presentation "Philosophieren mit Kindern und Jugendlichen" on Paderborn University Teaching Day, 5.02.2013, Paderborn University.

2012

  • "Philosophieren mit Kindern", a presentation for Science Day/open house in 2012, 28.10.2013, Paderborn University.
  • Organization and management of the didactics workshop "Philosophyzing with Children", Paderborn University, 31.05. - 1.06.2012.
  • "Kinder Philosophieren!", a philosophy workshop at the grammar school in Voerde, Lower Rhein, 16.05.2013.

2011

  • "Philosophieren mit Kindern: Was ist der Unterschied zwischen Mensch und Tier?", a workshop during the Paderborn University Science Days, 22.06.2011, Paderborn University.
  • "Probleme von Staat, Recht und Gesellschaft: Hannah Arendt", a presentation in the didactics-workshop "Women Philosophers in Philosophy Teaching” 15.07.2011, Paderborn University.

2008 – 2010:    

  • Coordination of a workshop series about philosophizing with children at „Jaskółka”, the Foundation for Political Education and Development of Civil Society, till 2012. Mentor of the web forum for former participants.
Seminars

Summer term 2022

  • Ethik, Bildung und akademische Praktiken [Ethics, Education and Academic Practices]
  • Grundbegriffe der politischen Philosophie: Politik, Demokratie, Widerstand [Basic Concepts of Political Philosophy: Politics, Democracy, Resistance]

Winter term 2021/22

  • Ethik, Bildung und akademische Praktiken [Ethics, Education and Academic Practices]
  • Philosophies of Embodied Resistance (in English)

Summer term 2021

  • Ethik, Bildung und akademische Praktiken [Ethics, Education and Academic Practices]
  • Existenzphilosophie für Einsteiger*innen [Existential Philosophy for Beginners]

Winter term 2020/21

  • Philosophie, Bildung und akademische Praktiken [Philosophy, Education and Academic Practices]
  • Hannah Arendt: Philosophy and Politics (in English)

Summer term 2020

  • Understanding migration? Philosophical perspectives on transnational migratory practices (in English)
  • Philosophie, Bildung und akademische Praktiken [Philosophy, Education and Academic Practices]

Winter term 2019/20

  • Feminist Phenomenology from de Beauvoir to Fielding (in English)
  • Politische Philosophie des 16. Und 17. Jahrhundert [Political Philosophy of the 16th and 17th Century]

Summer term 2019

  • Migration and Social Justice (in English)
  • Philosophie, Bildung und Diversity [Philosophy, Education and Diversity]

Winter term 2018/19

  • Grundbegriffe der politischen Philosophie: Bürger, Staat, Gesellschaft [Basic Concepts of Political Philosophy: Citizens, State, Society]
  • Hannah Arendt: Challenges of Plurality (project seminar, in English)

Summer term 2018

  • Migration und soziale Gerechtigkeit [Migration and Social Justice]

Winter term  2017/18

  • Freiheit und Politik: Die aktuellen Debatten um Hannah Arendts Begriff des Politischen [Freedom and Politics: Current Debates about Hannah Arendt's Concept of the Political]

Winter term 2015/16

  • Freiheit und Politik: Die aktuellen Debatten um Hannah Arendts Begriff des Politischen (project seminar) [Freedom and Politics: Current Debates about Hannah Arendt's Concept of the Political]
  • Einführung in das Studium der Philosophie [Introduction to the Studies of Philosophy]

Summer term 2015

  • Whose Body? On Gendered Body Experience (in English)
  • Philosophieren mit Kindern und Jugendlichen in Theorie und Praxis [Philosophizing with Children and Adolescents in Theory and Practice]

Winter term 2014/15

  • Political Freedom, Political Knowledge: Feminist Interpretations of Hannah Arendt (in English)
  • Grundbegriffe der politischen Philosophie: Politik, Macht, Freiheit (project seminar) [Basic Concepts of Political Philosophy: Politics, Power, Freedom]
  • Philosophieren mit Kindern und Jugendlichen in Theorie und Praxis [Philosophizing with Children and Adolescents in Theory and Practice]

Summer term 2013

  • Between Philosophy and Politics: Hannah Arendt's Exercises in Political Thinking (in English)
  • Philosophieren mit Kindern und Jugendlichen [Philosophizing with Children and Adolescents]

Winter term 2012/13

  • Women in Contemporary Political Philosophy (in English)
  • Philosophieren mit Kindern und Jugendlichen (two groups) [Philosophizing with Children and Adolescents]

Summer term 2012

  • Ursprünge der politischen Philosophie: Platon und Aristoteles [Origins of Political Philosophy: Plato and Aristotle]
  • Philosophieren mit Kindern und Jugendlichen [Philosophizing with Children and Adolescents]
  • Sanguinary Signifiers: On Origins and Mechanisms of Violence (with Markus Wierschem; seminar in cooperation with the department of English studies), (in English)

Winter term 2011/12

  • Hannah Arendt on Education (in English)
  • Philosophieren mit Kindern und Jugendlichen in Theorie und Praxis [Philosophizing with Children and Adolescents in Theory and Practice]

Summer term 2011

  • Hannah Arendt "Über das Böse" [Hannah Arendt "Some Questions of Moral Philosophy""Some Questions of Moral Philosophy"]
  • Hannah Arendt und das Politische (block seminar) [Hannah Arendt and the Political]
  • Peter Singer "Practical Ethics" (in English)
  • Geschichten zum Nachdenken: Philosophieren mit Kindern und Jugendlichen anhand von Textübungen [Stories to Think: Philosophizing with Children and Adolescents by using Text Exercises]

Winter term 2010/11

  • Der Mensch als politisches Wesen. Einführung in die politische Philosophie [Humans as Political Beings. Introduction to Political Philosophy]
  • Hannah Arendt: Zwischen Vergangenheit und Zukunft [Hannah Arendt: Between Past and Future]
  • Philosophieren mit Kindern und Jugendlichen in Theorie und Praxis [Philosophizing with Children and Adolescents in Theory and Practice]
Dr. Maria  Robaszkiewicz
01.09.2022 - 28.02.2023

Visiting Professor at the Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, Western University, London ON, Canada

2015 - today

Assistant Professor at the Department of Philosophy (Prof. Dr. Ruth Hagengruber), Institute for Humanitites, Paderborn University

- Research: currently the project "Towards a Phenomenology of Migration: On the Versatility and Commonality of the Migration Experience" (habilitation)

- Teaching: Seminars in German and English, interactive teaching methods, project seminars, eLearning, cooperative seminars (also interdisciplinary and international)

- Member of the editorial collective of HannahArendt.net Journal for Political Thinking

- Associated Researcher at the Center for History of Women Philosophers and Scientists

- Coordinator of the Encyclopedia of Concise Concepts (ECC) at the Center for History of Women Philosophers and Scientists

- Organizer of conferences and workshops at the Department of Philosophy, Paderborn University

- Equal Opportunities Officer at the Faculty for Arts and Humanities (from 2017)

- Project manager at the Equal Opportunities Office and designer of the diversity website of the University Paderborn (2018)

- Erasmus coordinator at the Department of Philosophy (until 2016) 

 

03/2018

ERASMUS lecturer at the University of Iceland, Reykjavik

2015

PhD in Philosophy with the project “Exercises in Political Thinking. Hannah Arendt’s Writings as an Introduction for Political Practice”, Paderborn University

2013 - 2015

Certification program in the context of the further training program “Professional Teaching Competence for University Teaching”, Paderborn University

2010 - 2015

Lecturer at the Department of Philosophy, Paderborn University

- Lecturer of classes in English and German

- Seminars in cooperation with the Faculty of English and American Studies 

- Organization and management of the didactics workshop “Philosophizing with Children”, reading week of the Faculty for Arts and Humanities (2012)

- (For an overview of taught seminars view the teaching section)

05/2013

ERASMUS Lecturer at the University of Basque Country, San Sebastian, Spain.

2008 - 2010

Research Assistant at the international academic network EVROPAEVM, University of Bonn

- Organization, coordination and monitoring of interdisciplinary events at the University of Bonn (summer school, conferences, networking events)

- Public relations inside and outside the university

2006 - 2010

PhD-Studies in Philosophy, University of Bonn

2001 - 2006

M.A. in Philosophy and Educaiton, Teaching Qualification for Philosophy, University of Lodz, Poland

Monographs

2023: Arendt and Politics: A Critical Introduction, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. (in collaboration with Michael Wineman, in publication)

2017: Übungen im politischen Denken. Hannah Arendts Schriften als Anleitung der politischen Praxis, Springer VS, Wiesbaden.

- Review by Antonio Calcagno, King’s University College [click]

Sammelbände

2022: Maria Robaszkiewicz, Tobias Matzner [ed.], Hannah Arendt. Challenges of Plurality, Cham: Springer [i.D.].

Research papers

2022: From the Darkness to the Light: Hannah Arendt's Phenomenology of Migration, in: Maria Robaszkiewicz, Tobias Matzner [eds.], Hannah Arendt. Challenges of Plurality, Cham: Springer, pp. 107 – 125. (peer-review, in publication).

2021: Wer erscheint in der Öffentlichkeit? Mikropolitischer Ansatz im Kontext der Migrationsdebatte, in: Lukas Kaelin, Andreas Telser, Ilaria Hoppe [ed.], Bubbles & Bodies. Neue Öffentlichkeit zwischen sozialen Medien und Straßenprotesten, Bielefeld: Transcript, pp. 169 – 189.

2019: Migration in finsteren Zeiten, in: Daniela Ringkamp, Christoph Widdau [eds.], Schriften der Arbeitsstelle Menschenrechte der Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Logos Berlin, pp. 67 – 88.

2018: Herausforderungen der Pluralität: Hannah Arendts politische Urteilskraft im Kontext der aktuellen Migrationsdebatte, in: HannahArendt.net, 9/1 2018. (peer-review) [click]

2018: Women as zoa politica or why there could never be a women's party. An Arendtian-inspired phenomenology of female political subject, in: R. Hagengruber, S. Luft [eds.], Women Philosophers on Social Ontology, Springer VS, Wiesbaden, pp. 195 – 206. (peer-review)

2018: Potenzial von Peer-Mentoring in Lehrveranstaltungen für Studienanfänger_innen (with Julia Steinhausen), in: Die Hochschullehre, 4, pp. 27 – 44. (peer-review) [click]

2015: Donna Haraway and Hannah Arendt: Between Feminist Objectivity and the Inter-subjectivity of a Representative Judgment, in: Peripetias, 52/2015, pp. 45 – 51.

2014: Hannah Arendt und die Frage, wie man politisch denken soll?, in: Jahrbuch für Didaktik der Philosophie und Ethik, 2014, pp. 53 – 64.

2012: Philosophie trifft Politik. Von der Aktualität der Übungen im politischen Denken Hannah Arendts, in: ZDPE, 3/2012, pp. 203 – 207.

2008: Nauczanie myślenia. Hannah Arendt o filozofii edukacji, Pedagogika Filozoficzna,  2/2008, S. 17 – 29.

2005: Aktywność filozoficzna kobiet w Grecji okresu klasycznego, in: Analiza i Egzystencja, 2/2005, pp. 175 – 186.

Reviews

2018: Review of: Sophie Loidolt, Phenomenology of Plurality: Hannah Arendt on Political Intersubjectivity, Routledge Research in Phenomenology, 2018, in: Phenomenological Reviews, 21.06.2018 (online). [click]

2005: Hannah Arendt: The Teacher with the Spirit of Socrates, Review of: Mordechai Gordon [Ed.], Hannah Arendt and Education. Renewing our Common World, Westview Press, 2001, in: Diametros, 6/2005, pp. 109 – 115 (online). [click]

2005: Obecność Plotyna, Rezension von: P. Hadot, Plotyn albo prostota spojrzenia, Edukacja Filozoficzna, 39/2005, S. 273 – 278.

2004: Filozofować nie tracąc poczucia humoru, Rezension von: H. Plessner, Śmiech i płacz. Badania nad granicami ludzkiego zachowania, Edukacja Filozoficzna, 38/2004, S. 345 – 349.

2005: Obecność Plotyna, Rezension von: P. Hadot, Plotyn albo prostota spojrzenia, Edukacja Filozoficzna, 39/2005, S. 273 – 278.

2004: Filozofować nie tracąc poczucia humoru, Rezension von: H. Plessner, Śmiech i płacz. Badania nad granicami ludzkiego zachowania, Edukacja Filozoficzna, 38/2004, S. 345 – 349.

 

Selected conference papers

2022

Migration as a Norm. Rethinking the Meaning of Migration Experience between Crisis and Utopia, Phenomenology of Refuge and Belonging, TU Darmstadt, 4.07.2022. (invited talk)

Claiming the Public Space: Modalities and Medialities of Women's Protests, People on Streets: Critical Phenomenologies of Embodied Resistance, Paderborn University, 12.05.2022.

The Spontaneity of Collective Action: Hannah Arendt Meets Rosa Luxemburg (with Marieke Borren). Hannah Arendt Circle, Loyola University, Chicago, 26.04.2022.

2021

Hannah-Arendt-Lecture 2021. Hannah Arendt Tage, Hannover, 14.10.2021. (invited talk) [click]

From a black umbrella to a lightning flash. Women's revolution in dark times. The Self and the Selfless. Hannah Arendt and Simone Weil on Individual Action in Dark Times, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 17.04.2021.

2020

‘The very quintessence of the human condition’. Earth, education, and political subjectivity, at: "Rethinking Responses to Political Crisis and Collapse: Hannah Arendt, Edith Stein, Rosa Luxemburg, and Simone Weil", King's College, London ON, Canada, 8.03.2020.

2019

The Human Condition today, contribution to the panel in the light of Prof. Peg Birmingham's conference paper, Universität Tilburg, Netherlands, 27.11.2019. (invited talk)

Becoming a Thinking Political Subject. (Higher) Education, Power and School Strike for Climate, at: "Hannah Arendt: Thinking and Education in Times of Crisis", European Humanities University, Vilnius, Lithuania, 24.09.2019. (invited talk)

‘The West as we know it’ and beyond. Migration as a catalyst of political change, at: "The end of the west as we know it? Church, populism, and Human rights", University College Stockholm, Sweden, 18.09.2019.

Contribution to the panel discussion "Fascism, populism and surveillance society". at: "The end of the west as we know it? Church, populism, and Human rights", University College Stockholm, Sweden, 18.09.2019. (invited talk)

Retrieving Migration Experience: Crossing borders as a gendered practice, NORA-Conference, University of Iceland, Iceland, 22. – 24.05.2019.

Response to: Florian Grosser, California College of the Arts, Von Bürgern, Ein- und Mitwohnern. Hannah Arendts Vorschläge zur Pluralisierung politischer Mitgliedschaft, Workshop "Die Welt teilen", Paderborn University, 7.05.2019.

2018

From the Darkness to the Light: Hannah Arendt’s Phenomenology of Migration, Challenges of Plurality, Paderborn University, 13.12.2018.

Towards a phenomenology of migration. On versatility and Commonality of the migration experience, Experiences and Structures of Rightlessness, TU Darmstadt, 17.12.2018. (invited talk)

Wer erscheint in der Öffentlichkeit? Mikropolitischer Ansatz im Kontext der Migrationsdebatte, Bubbles & Bodies. Zur materiellen Basis der Öffentlichkeit, KU Linz, Austria, 8.11.2018.

Migration in finsteren Zeiten. Über die Notwendigkeit der Erschaffung öffentlicher Räume, Research Group ‚Human Rights‘, Magdeburg University, Germany, 29.05.2018. (invited talk)

2017

Das Wagnis der Öffentlichkeit: Hannah Arendt zwischen Denken und Handeln, Stuttgart University, Germany, 28.11.2017. (invited talk)

Hannah Arendts Konzept des politischen Denkens angesichts aktueller Migrations-Diskurse, Workshop "Herausforderungen der Pluralität"  at the research colloquium of the History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, Paderborn University, 17.10.2017. (invited talk)

An der Stelle jedes anderen zu denken, der ich nicht bin‘: Hannah Arendts politische Urteilskraft im Lichte aktueller Migrations-Diskurse, XXIV DGPhil Congress, HU Berlin, Germany, 24. – 27.09.2017.

2016

Women as zoa politika, or: Why there Could Never be a Women's Party? An Arendtian-inspired Phenomenology of a Female Political Subject, Women Philosophers on Social Ontology, Paderborn University, Germany, 13.02.2016.

2015

Thinking in Place of Somebody Else, Where I am Not: An Attempt to Include Marginalized Voices in the Public Discourse, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 28.05.2015. (invited talk)

Freiheit als raison d'être der Politik, oder über die Aktualität von Arendts Analyse der totalitären Herrschaft, didactics workshop philosophy: „Totalitäre Elemente in demokratischen Gesellschaften“, Paderborn University, 17.04.2015. (invited talk)

2013

Hannah Arendt’s Exercises in Political Thinking and their Role as a Preparatory Political Practice, 7th Independent Hannah Arendt Circle Conference, University of Antwerpen, Belgium, 20. – 22.05.2013.

2012

Why Hannah Arendt didn’t want to be perceived as a philosopher, and why she was one after all, V Congreso Internacional de Jóvenes Investigadores en Filosofía: „Tensio-nes y límites en filosofía”, Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain, 19. – 22.11.2012.

2010

Die Pluralität in der Philosophie Hannah Arendts, Workshop „Vernünftiger Pluralismus“, Research Institute for Philosophy, Hannover, Germany, 16.07.2010. (invited talk)

Philosophieren mit Kindern als Übungen im philosophischen Denken – Ein Erfahrungsbericht, didactics workshop philosophy, Paderborn University, 3.07.2010. (invited talk)

2009

Filozofia praktyczna w praktyce, 5. Philosophische Versammlung, Universität Krakau, 29.–31.05.2009.

Diverse

2021: Feminist Strike: Frauen machen Revolution. Praefaktisch. https://www.praefaktisch.de/?s=robaszkiewicz&submit=Suchenhttps://www.praefaktisch.de/?s=robaszkiewicz&submit=Suchen, 14.09.2021.

2020: Conference Report: The Human Condition Today, (zusammen mit Marieke Borren) Workshop at Tilburg University, Netherlands, HannahArendt.net, http://www.hannaharendt.net/index.php/han/article/view/447http://www.hannaharendt.net/index.php/han/article/view/447.

2020: Mit Hannah Arendt über das Wetter sprechen – und handeln. Philosophie.ch, https://www.philosophie.ch/blogartikel/highlights/philosophie-aktuell/mit-hannah-arendt-ueber-das-wetter-sprechen-und-handeln, 24.04.2020.

2020: Conference Report: Rethinking Responses to Political Crisis and Collapse: Hannah Arendt, Edith Stein, Rosa Luxemburg, and Simone Weil, King’s College, London ON, Canada, 6th – 8th March 2020, History of Women Philosophers and Scientists, https://historyofwomenphilosophers.org/journals/journal/rethinking-responses-to-political-crisis-and-collapse/, 30.03.2020.

2018: Zum Tag der Menschenrechte. Interview für die Stabstelle Presse und Kommunikation der Universität Paderborn, https://www.uni-paderborn.de/nachricht/88539/, 10.12.2018.

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