Welcome to the launching seminar of the Globalizing Minority Rights research project (2016-2020) at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø.
For more information on the project, visit our website: www.uit.no/research/gmr
Globalizing Minority Rights (GMR): Cosmopolitanism, Global Institutions, and Cultural Justice
Funded by the Norwegian Research Council (2016-2020)
Monday 7th November 2016, 13.00-17.00
SVHUM B1005, University of Tromsø
13.00-13.30 Opening addresses
Marie-Theres Federhofer, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education
Kjersti Fjørtoft, Head of the Department of Philosophy
Tor Ivar Hanstad, Leader of the Pluralism, Democracy and Justice research group
13.30-14.15 Globalizing Minority Rights: Cosmopolitanism, Global Institutions, and Cultural Justice
Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen & Annamari Vitikainen, Project leaders
14.15-16 Keynote lecture:
Collective and Particular: Can Minority Rights be Human Rights?
Professor Peter Jones, Newcastle University, UK
16-17 Reception at the lobby
This event is open to all. No registration required.