Cristian Ciocan

Cristian CIOCAN (Habil. University of Bucharest 2015, Ph.D. University of Paris IV – Sorbonne 2009, Ph.D. University of Bucharest 2006; is a member of the Doctoral School in Philosophy of the University of Bucharest, and senior scientific researcher (CS I) at the Institute of the University of Bucharest (ICUB). He is President of the Romanian Society for Phenomenology (founded in 2000), Vice-President of the Central and East European Society for Phenomenology (CEESP), and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Studia Phaenomenologica. He was a Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg and of the New Europe College. He was Principal Investigator in the following research projects: “The Body In-Between” (2010–2013); “Phenomenological Approaches to the Anthropological Difference” (2015–2017); “The Structures of Conflict: A Phenomenological Approach to Violence” (2017–2019); “Imagistic violence. A phenomenological approach” (2021–2023). He is currently the Scientific Manager of the project „The Life of the Heart: Phenomenology of Body and Emotions” (project director: prof. dr. Natalie Depraz, 2023–2026). Latest book: "Violență și animalitate. Explorări fenomenologice" (Spandugino & Zeta Books, 2022).

Studia Phaenomenologica 23

Phenomenologies of the image


Violență și animalitate: Explorări fenomenologice


Bucureşti, Editura Spandugino

Studia Phaenomenologica 21

From witnessing to testimony


Violence and affectivity


Human Studies 43/2

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Embodiment and animality


Journal of the British Society for Phenomenology 50/2

Introduction: on conflict and violence


with Marinescu Paul

Studia Phaenomenologica 19

Studia Phaenomenologica 19

On conflict and violence


Violence, animality, and territoriality


Research in Phenomenology 48/1

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Studia Phaenomenologica 17

Phenomenology of animality


Phénoménologie de la vie animale


with Burgat Florence (ed)

Bucharest, Zeta Books

Lectures de Jean-Luc Marion


with Vasiliu Anca (ed)

Paris, Éditions du Cerf

Heidegger, la mort et la totalité


Revue Philosophique de la France et de l'Étranger 134/3

Qu'est-ce qu'un Existenzial?


Heidegger Studies 25

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Philosophy without freedom: Constantin Noica and Alexandru Dragomir


in: Selected essays from Euro-mediterranean area I, Bucharest : Zeta Books

Levinas concordance


with Hansel Georges

Dordrecht, Springer

Studia Phaenomenologica 4/3-4

The ocean of forgetting


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Moartea celuilalt: explorare fenomenologică


Studia Phaenomenologica 1/1-2

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