External Human Rights Events
- 1st Annual Sakharov Debate on Human Rights
- The inaugural ERIS Annual Democracy Lecture
- Domestic Judges and The European Court of Human Rights: Conflict or Consensus?
- What Should We Expect from a Progressive Equality Jurisprudence? The Case of South Africa
- Mexico and the Inter-American Human Rights System In comparative perspective with the European Court of Human Rights
- The Triumph of Human Rights: Dream or Nightmare?
- Citizens' Privileges or Human Rights? The Great Bill of Rights Swindle
- Migration, Human Rights and Security in Europe
- Advancing Sexual Rights in the “Developing World”: The Politics of Human Rights Interventionism
- Negotiating Religion IV - Legal Frameworks: Schools and Religious Freedom
- Human Rights Thought and Practice in the Contemporary World
- LLAKES Research Seminar - Method Matters: Social Science, Human Rights and Phronesis
- UCL Laws Symposium - The Eweida Decision
- Inaugural Lecture Human Rights and the Autonomy of EU Law: Pluralism or Integration?
- UCL Legal & Social Philosophy Colloquium Proportionality: Diagnostic, not Constitutive
- The Future of the UK Bill of Rights
- Human Rights Collegium Launch and Inaugural Lecture - Confessions of a Judicial Activist
- Negotiating Religion: Inquiries into the History and Present of Religious Accommodation
- Forced Migration: Global Perspectives and Practices
- The Melloni and Åkerberg Fransson judgments: The incoming tide of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights?
Human Rights Thought and Practice in the Contemporary World
12 November 2012
Date: Saturday 24 November 2012
Location: Room CON.2.05 which is located on the second floor of Connaught House on Aldwych. On Saturdays, this building is reached via the Old Building of the LSE on Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE.
About this Event: Political Thought Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association host an international conference with the generous support of the LSE Centre for the Study of Human Rights.
10:00 – 10:05
||Welcoming remarks by Dr Evangelia Sembou, Convenor of the Political Thought Specialist Group and Professor Chetan Bhatt, Director of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights, LSE|
10:05 – 10:40
||Professor Thomas Pogge, Yale University: ‘World Poverty: Responses and Responsibilities’|
|10:40 – 11:15||Dr Birgit Schippers, St Mary’s University College Belfast: ‘Who is the Human in Human Rights?’|
|Break for coffee, tea and biscuits|
|11:30 – 12:05||Ms Janne Mende, University of Giessen ‘Universal and Regional Rights’|
|12:05 – 12:40||Dr Saladin Meckled-Garcia, University College London: ‘Human Rights and Social Distributive Justice: Keeping them Apart v “Muddling Through”’|
|12:40 – 13:15||Dr Jesse Anne Tomalty, Nuffield College, Oxford: ‘Human Rights as Rights’|
|14:00 – 14:35||Dr Alessandra Sarquis, Centre de Rationalités Contemporaines, Université Paris IV - Pavillon Sorbonne: ‘Considerations about Freedom, Plurality and International Human Rights’|
|14:35 – 15:10||Dr Anthony J. Langlois, Flinders University: ‘Performing the Practice of Human Rights: The Case of the New ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights’|
|15: 10 – 15:45||Dr Joe Hoover, LSE: ‘Towards a Politics for Human Rights: Ambiguous Humanity and Democratizing Rights’|
|Break for coffee, tea and biscuits|
|16:00 – 16:35||Ms Diana Trifu, Mr Cristian Ducu and Ms Ana Constantinescu, University of Bucharest: ‘Is there a Moral Obligation of Wealthy Countries Towards Protecting Human Rights in Poor Countries?’|
|16:35 – 17:10||Professor Chetan Bhatt, LSE: ‘The Antinomies of Human Rights: Al Qaeda and Progressive Political Movements’|
||Dr Zenon Stavrinides, University of Leeds: ‘Parting Remarks’|
Participation fee is set at £32.00 which includes a sandwich lunch and coffee/tea during breaks. Inquiries should be addressed to Dr Zenon Stavrinides at firstname.lastname@example.org
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