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Fina Birulés

Tenured lecturer in Contemporary Philosophy at the University of Barcelona (1979-2020). Her research lines are articulated around two focus: political subjectivity, history and action, and questions of feminist theory and the study of feminine philosophical production —with special attention to the work of Hannah Arendt and other women philosophers of the 20th century—, activity that she develops within the framework of the Filosofia i Gènere-ADHUC Seminar since its foundation in 1990.

Notable among her recent publications are: Entreactes. Entorn del pensament, la política i el feminisme (Intervals: On Thought, Politics and Feminism – El Trabucaire, 2014), Hannah Arendt. El orgullo de pensar (Hannah Arendt. The pride of thinking, Gedisa, 2018), Feminisme, una revolució sense model (Feminism, a Revolution without a Model CCCB, 2018) and, with J. Butler and M. Segarra, L´embolic del gènere. Per què els cossos importen? (Gender Trouble: Why Do Bodies Matter? CCCB, 2019) and Hannah Arendt: Libertad política y totalitarismo (Hannah Arendt: Political Freedom and totalitarianism, Gedisa, 2020).

Update: 1 June 2021



Has participated in

Conversation between Fina Birulés and Marta Segarra

Equality and Freedom

Dialogue between Judith Butler and Fina Birulés, moderated by Marta Segarra

The Gender Trouble: Why Do Bodies Matter?

Hannah Arendt: the Art of Reading the Present

A conversation between Fina Birulés and Martine Leibovici

Memory, Responsibility and Transmission

A philosophy Seminar by Fina Birulés


Contemporary feminism and activism

A revolution with no model. Feminism and transformation

Lecture by Fina Birulés

Individual and Community

Premiere of the documentary film «Fatigue Society - Byung-Chul Han in Seoul / Berlin» and debate

Room, House, Street

Lecture by Marta Segarra

The legacy of Hannah Arendt