Imagining Posthuman Care is an AHRC project based at the University of Leeds. The project reconsiders the concept, philosophy, and practice of care following contemporary critical reorientations toward materiality, vulnerability and the posthuman. Through research and public engagement activities, the project explores contemporary literary and cinematic representations of nonhuman companionship and assistance. In particular, it treats care robots, both real and imagined, as test cases for imagining the possibility of a posthuman ethics of care. Learn more.
Image: still from Alice Cares, dir. Sander Burger, 2017
- Can Robots Care? Exhibition Launch at the Thackray Museum of Medicine
- “Let the robots do the heavy lifting!” A Blog Post for the Thackray Museum of Medicine
- An Interview with Conor McGinn
- Dr Amelia DeFalco speaks to Gayle Lofthouse on BBC Leeds
- ‘Can Robots Care? No, an unequivocal no’: An Interview with Robot Ethicist Aimee van Wynsberghe