Imara Felkers is a senior lecturer philosophy at the HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Netherlands. She has developed crossover-teaching methods in the field of philosophy, play and art.
She is currently finishing her PHD thesis about the German phenomenological thinker Eugen Fink and the Dutch scholar Johan Huizinga.
She publishes in journals, among them The Philosophy of Play, Routledge, 2016, 2018 but also approachable articles in newspapers.
Public Speaking History
Philosophy at Play Conference Tell me where have the flowers gone: the role of fantasy in reality. Cheltenham, United Kingdom, 11-12 April 2017 Philosophy-at-Play-Programme-April-2017.pdf
IAPS 43th Annual Conference 2016 History & her-story: The significant role of narratives for female elite cyclists, seen from the framework of Alisdair MacIntyre Olympia, Greece. Book-of-Abstracts_2016-Olympia.pdf
ELIA 14th Biennial Conference 2016 Florence Is it a bird? A plane? It is Arts Education! Homo Ludens in the 21st Century: towards a ludic approach in Art Education, Florence, Italy December 2016. www.elia-artschools.org/Activities/biennial-conference-florence/presenters/felkers-imara
Philosophy at Play Conference 2015 The ambiguity of reality: towards an awareness of the significant role of play in higher arts. Gloucester, United Kingdom 9- 10 June 2015 www.playandplaywork.com/philosophy-at-play-conference/