Christina Nick

Christina Nick

Research interests

I am currently finishing my PhD on "The Problem of Dirty Hands in Democracies". My research focuses on understanding the nature of moral conflict in public life.

Selected Talks:

  • "Who is Responsible for Dirty Hands?", Conference for Practical Philosophy, University of Salzburg, 28.09.2018
  • "Can Our Hands Stay Clean?", Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy, University of Pavia, 20.09.2018
  • "Is there something Special about Democratic Dirty Hands?", MANCEPT Workshops, University of Manchester, 12.09.2017
  • "Minorities and Philosophy: Practical Lessons from a Postgraduate Initiative" (co-presenter), The Profession We Want Conference, University of Manchester, 15.05.2017
  • "Hypocrisy and Democratic Dirty Hands", IDEA Seminar, University of Leeds, 01.03.2017
  • "The Function of Emotions in Dirty Hands", Conference for Interdisciplinary Approaches to Politics, University of Leeds, 21.10.2016
  • "Re-Thinking the Language of Dirty Hands", Brave New World Conference, University of Manchester, 21.06.2016
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  • MPhil Political Theory, Pembroke College, University of Oxford
  • BA (Hons) Philosophy and Politics, University of Manchester

Student education

My office hours are: Tuesday and Friday 11-12pm

Research groups and institutes

  • Ethics, Culture and Decision-Making
  • Leadership Ethics, Persuasion and Public Reason