A Right to a Home? [Audio] Oct. 15, 2019

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Speaker(s): Dr Cara Nine, Yousif M Qasmiyeh, Dr Beth Watts | ‘Home’ means more than a roof over our heads. It can be crucial to our sense of ourselves and our well-being. So what might it mean to have a right to a home? And what is lost when we lose our home? We discuss the politics, philosophy, and poetry of home, exploring the fundamental connection between home and human well-being. Cara Nine is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University College Cork. Yousif M Qasmiyeh is Writer-in-Residence, Refugee Hosts, and Creative Encounters Editor, Migration and Society. Beth Watts (@BethWatts494) is Senior …



Speaker(s): Dr Cara Nine, Yousif M Qasmiyeh, Dr Beth Watts | ‘Home’ means more than a roof over our heads. It can be crucial to our sense of ourselves and our well-being. So what might it mean to have a right to a home? And what is lost when we lose our home? We discuss the politics, philosophy, and poetry of home, exploring the fundamental connection between home and human well-being. Cara Nine is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University College Cork. Yousif M Qasmiyeh is Writer-in-Residence, Refugee Hosts, and Creative Encounters Editor, Migration and Society. Beth Watts (@BethWatts494) is Senior Research Fellow, Heriot-Watt University. Sarah Fine (@DrSJFine) is Fellow at the Forum for Philosophy and a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, KCL. Founded in 1996, the Forum for Philosophy (@forumphilosophy) is a non-profit organization that has gained widespread recognition for its work as initiator and sponsor of engaging and thoughtful events that facilitate wider participation in academic philosophy.