Ethics Institute at Dartmouth

The Ethics Institute accepts applications to co-sponsor events.  Administrative support will not be provided for co-sponsored events. Recipients are required to acknowledge the support of the Ethics Institute in any publicity.  Historically, co-sponsorships have been granted for up to $5,000.  Funding requests which exceed $5,000 for larger workshops or conferences, will be considered on a case by case basis.

Recent Requests:

Legal and Political Philosophy workshop intersecting with a range of scholarly questions regarding ethics. 

Sexual Citizenship at Dartmouth A series of events with Jennifer Hirsch of Columbia University and Shamus Khan of Princeton who discuss and share their work on sexual assault on college campuses, as presented in their critically acclaimed book Sexual Citizens. (Fall, 2021)

Unspeakable Truths:  Political Violence, Gender, and Reconciliation (Spring, 2022) Unspeakable Truths will focus on the aftermath and the road to recovery from two conflicts that have effaced European societies in recent history: the Balkan wars of the 1990s and the Basque ETA armed conflict in Spain-France (1959-2011). 

In the Wake of the Plague: Mourning and Eros. This symposium is devoted to the question of how the global cataclysm of COVID-19 challenges us as a global community to think a new world in the wake of pervasive grief, with the hope of reinvigorating love's bonds. (Spring, 2022)

Marx, Critical Theory, and Contemporary Social Problems Workshop (Spring, 2022)


Submitting an application for co-sponsorship involves two steps:

  1. Complete and submit an application form online.
  2. Email to the attention of Sonu Bedi, with a full description of the event and a draft budget.