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The Centre for the Experimental-Philosophical Study of Discrimination - CEPDISC - is a centre of excellence devoted the experimental-philosophical study of discrimination. CEPDISC has been recommended for a six-year centre establishment grant by the Danish National Research Foundation. The centre is headed by Professor of Political Science Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen. The centre aims to:

  •  establishing a measurable definition of the concept
  •  explore the question of why people find discrimination morally objectionable
  •  find ways to prevent discrimination.



2021.06.21 | Events

Is Discrimination Wrong Because it is Undeserved?

Tuesday 22 June Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen will give a talk at the Desert - Centre for Moral and Political Philosophy Annual Conference

Image credit: Julie Ricard on Unsplash

2021.06.10 | Research news


The article, written by Prof. Kim Mannemar Sønderskov in collaboration with Peter T. Dinesen & Bertel T. Hansen (University of Copenhagen), Søren D. Østergaard & Bolette Danckert (Aarhus University), is entitled "Terrorism in the country of origin is linked to deterioration in the mental health of refugees".

Michael Bang Petersen With CEO of Statens Serum Institut Henrik Ullum. Photo: Statens Serum Institut.

2021.06.02 | Awards

Michael Bang Petersen receives the Fritz Kauffmans award

CEPDISC member Michael Bang Petersen received on 31. May the Fritz Kauffman's award for his contribution during the Covid-19 pandemic with ”crucial data and knowledge about the Danes' behaviour and attitudes”. His research is part of the HOPE-project, and it is the first time a researcher outside the natural sciences receives the award.…


Tue 17 Aug
09:00-16:00 | Bartholins Allé 7 Building 1325 –Room 240 and Zoom (necessary to sign-up)
Replication Crisis and Implicit bias: Where are we now and where do we go next?
International workshop organised by CEPDISC
Thu 19 Aug
10:00-17:00 | Lakeside Lecture Theatres (Søauditorierne), Bartholins Allé 3, bldg. 1250, DK-8000 Aarhus C
CEPDISC’21 Conference on Discrimination
19-20 August
Mon 13 Sep
14:00-15:30 | CEPDISC
Managing discrimination? Public managers can reduce street level bureaucrats’ discrimination among minority groups.
CEPDISC seminar by Simon Calmar Andersen