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Cristian Ciocan


University of Bucharest

Cristian CIOCAN (Habil. University of Bucharest 2015, Ph.D. University of Paris IV – Sorbonne 2009, Ph.D. University of Bucharest 2006; https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5372-6409) is a member of the Doctoral School in Philosophy of the University of Bucharest, and senior scientific researcher (CS I) at the Institute of the University of Bucharest (ICUB). He is President of the Romanian Society for Phenomenology (founded in 2000), Vice-President of the Central and East European Society for Phenomenology (CEESP), and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Studia Phaenomenologica. He was a Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg and of the New Europe College. He was Principal Investigator in the following research projects: “The Body In-Between” (2010–2013); “Phenomenological Approaches to the Anthropological Difference” (2015–2017); “The Structures of Conflict: A Phenomenological Approach to Violence” (2017–2019); “Imagistic violence. A phenomenological approach” (2021–2023). He is currently the Scientific Manager of the project „The Life of the Heart: Phenomenology of Body and Emotions” (project director: prof. dr. Natalie Depraz, 2023–2026). Latest book: "Violență și animalitate. Explorări fenomenologice" (Spandugino & Zeta Books, 2022).

Studia Phaenomenologica 23

Phenomenologies of the image


Studia Phaenomenologica 21

From witnessing to testimony


Embodiment and animality


Cristian Ciocan(University of Bucharest)

Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 50/2

Studia Phaenomenologica 19

On conflict and violence


Studia Phaenomenologica 17

Phenomenology of animality


Heidegger, la mort et la totalité


Cristian Ciocan(University of Bucharest)

Revue Philosophique de la France et de l'Étranger 134/3

Philosophy without freedom


Cristian Ciocan(University of Bucharest)

in: Selected essays from Euro-mediterranean area I, Bucharest : Zeta Books

Studia Phaenomenologica 4/3-4

The ocean of forgetting


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