Launching of the Globalizing Minority Rights project (2016-2020)

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.

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