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Registration Open: 2017 Workshop in Philosophy & Poverty: Poverty and Human Dignity

The program of the 2017 Salzburg Workshop in Philosophy & Poverty on the topic of Poverty and Humand Dignity is now online! The workshop will take place at the Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research, University of Salzburg on 1 and June 2017. Draft papers will be shared among all participants in advance.

Guests welcome but please register via e-mail until 15 May 2017 at gottfried.schweiger[a]sbg.ac.at.

More info here: http://www.workshop-poverty-philosophy.org/

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 10.00- 17:45

H.P.P. [Hennie] Lötter (University of Johannesburg): Poverty and Human Dignity

Christian Neuhäuser (Technical University Dortmund): Poverty, dignity and self-respect

Alfred Archer, Bart Engelen & Alan Thomas (University of Tilburg): Shame, Well-Being and Inequality

Hanna-Maria Niemi (University of Eastern Finland): Right against Poverty: Can the notion of human dignity help us define socio-economic rights?

Daniel Putnam (Princeton University): Poverty as a Social Relation

Friday, 2 June 2017, 09.30- 15:45

Rocio Lorca (University of Chile): The meanings of punishing the poor: from injustice to hostility

Cristian Dimitriu (Forschungskolleg Frankfurt): The irrelevance of poverty for the morality of the lending system

Zlata Bozac & Viktor Ivankovic (Central European University, Budapest): Should We Nudge Charitable Giving? The Nudge Ethos

Anandita Mukherji (Boston University): Depriving Capabilities: Global Poverty Alleviation as a Duty Not to Harm

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Conference on the Future of Work, Technology, and a Basic Income, April 7th-8th at BGSU

Bowling Green State University’s philosophy department is hosting a conference entitled, “The Future of Work, Technology, and a Basic Income” on April 7th and 8th. You can find a flyer with more information here. We have three keynotes: Evelyn Forget, Philippe Van Parijs, and Matt Zwolinski.

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ECPR Oslo Call for papers

Dear all,

Consider submitting a paper or panel for the Oslo meeting of the European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR) in September 6-9, 2017 for the International Political Theory section that Peter Niesen (Hamburg) and I (Carmen Pavel, King’s College London) have put together. The deadline is FEBRUARY 15. Please find a description of the call for papers below.

You can propose a panel or paper for our section here https://ecpr.eu/Events/EventDetails.aspx?EventID=96

on the right hand side of the page where there are links for ‘Propose a paper’ and ‘Propose a panel’.

If you are not a member of our section, please consider joining. You will need to create an account and under MYECPR, go to Groups and Networks/Current Groups and Networks and select from the list International Political Theory. We look forward to seeing you in Oslo, Norway!

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CfP: Political Human Rights under Pressure, Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik/Croatia, 3-9 September 2017

Course topic: Political Human Rights under Pressure
Course dates: 3-9 September 2017
Course location: Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik/Croatia
Submission deadline: 1 April 2017
Contact: swaantje.siebke@tu-dortmund.de

The annual course “The Diversity of Human Rights” addresses different problems within the human rights discourse. The course aims at an interdisciplinary debate, especially between philosophy, jurisprudence, and political science. Furthermore, the course intends to establish a dialogue between researchers and human rights activists from the region.

This year’s course topic focuses on the meaning and development of human rights of political participation (especially article 18 to 21 of the UDHR) and the options to strengthen these rights in the light of the recent political and social pressure on them.

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Final Reminder: Political Thought Conference at Oxford

Dear all,

We are pleased to invite you to the Annual Conference of the Britain and Ireland Association for Political Thought. This will take place at St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford on 5th-7th January 2017 (Thursday-Saturday).

This year’s conference covers a wide range of themes like the ethics of war, juries and democratic theory, and the politics of ecological emancipation. Speakers at the conference include:

Sharon Krause (Brown); Alex Leveringhaus (Oxford); Melissa Schwartzberg (NYU); Jakob Huber (LSE); Dana Mills (NYU/Bard College); Jacob T. Levy (McGill); Teresa M. Bejan (Oxford); Andreas Kalyvas (The New School)

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Call for Papers and Registration: Conference on Humanitarian Ethics and Action at Birmingham

The 3rd Annual Conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics
University of Birmingham
1st – 2nd June 2017
Theme: Humanitarian Ethics and Action

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Simon Caney (Oxford)
Cecile Fabre (Oxford)
Helen Frowe (Stockholm)
Hugo Slim (ICRC)

Plus a public lecture by:

Leif Wenar (KCL)

The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics at Birmingham is pleased to announce its third annual conference, on the theme of humanitarian ethics and action (broadly construed).

The conference will feature both invited keynote speakers, speakers selected from a CFP, and a public lecture. For further information, and for details on how to register to attend, please see the conference website, at: http://www.globalethics2017.weebly.com/.

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