ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Sandrine Bergès is a professor of philosophy at Bilkent University in Turkey. Her research is grounded in the history of moral and political philosophy, and she teaches on ancient, medieval, early modern and the Enlightenment texts.
Sandrine has a definitive interest in feminist, social and political philosophy. Her latest research project is a philosophical study of domesticity, looking at the perspectives of historical women philosophers and their illumination of enduring questions about housework and the home.
A recipient of an Emma Goldman Snowball Award from the Flax Foundation for innovative research, Sandrine has translated Sophie de Grouchy’s Lettres sur la Sympathie: A Critical Engagement with Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments into English and recently published Liberty in Their Names: Women Philosophers of the French Revolution. She is the co-founder of the Turkish-European Network for the Study of Women Philosophers and of the Society for Women in Philosophy in Turkey.