Marina Garcés

Professor of Philosophy at Universidad de Zaragoza and UOC (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya)

CV summary

Marina Garcés (Barcelona, 1973) is a tenured lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Zaragoza and collaborates with other university's Masters or Studies. Her work is mainly concerned with politics, critical thought and the need to build up a philosophical voice that is able to interpellate and commit.

She is author of the books En las prisiones de lo posible (In the Prisons of the Possible, Bellaterra, 2002) and Un mundo común (A Common World, Bellaterra, 2013) and, very recently Filosofía inacabada (Unfinished Philosophy, Galaxia Gutenberg, 2015). She has also written for many periodical and collective publications. In 2002, she was a founder, and is still coordinator of the project “Espai en Blanc”, a group initiative in favour of a committed, practical and experimental relationship with philosophical thought.

She is a member of the Cátedra de Filosofía Contemporánea of Universitat de Barcelona. She is part of the academic board of PEI (Programa de Estudis Independents) at MACBA (Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona) and member of the Institut d’Humanitats de Barcelona Foundation (CCCB), where in the last year she has leaded an Open Course about new ways of “Doing, Knowing and Understanding” within Humanities field.

Partners

  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya
  • Ajuntament de Barcelona