Figures of Affect: Suffering, Consolation and Care

figures-of-affectTues 28 July, 2015 – 11.00-2.30 (Lunch Provided)

Location: Building H Rooms 8.06/05

The Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation and the Research Unit in European Philosophy as part of the Monash-Tel Aviv Collaboration will hold a workshop at Monash University, Caulfield Campus, on Tuesday 28 July 2015.


Dr James H.K.O. Chong-Gossard
Classics and Archaeology, University of Melbourne
The Rejection of Consolation in Greek Tragedy: Testing the Conventions


Dr. Ilit Ferber
Department of Philosophy Tel-Aviv University
Pain and its Representation in Sophocles’ Philoctetes

1.00-1.30 LUNCH

Professor Andrew Benjamin
Department of Philosophy/Australian Centre for Jewish Civilization
Evincing Care: Niobe and Mary.

While places are free they need to be reserved:
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