We are Tilburg University
I am a PhD candidate at the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Science working on the NWO-funded research project "Age and Existence: An Empirical-Philosophical Investigation of Late Life". Before training as a philosopher (BA from KU Leuven, MA from Radboud University Nijmegen) I completed a law degree at the University of Vienna. The aim of my research project is to conceptualize ageing in a way that does justice to the lived experience of older people. To this end, I am drawing on the philosophies of Simone de Beauvoir and Maurice Merleau-Ponty while also conducting ethnographic fieldwork at different sites in Tilburg.