UCL Institute for Human Rights


UK-Latin America Political Philosophy Research Network - International Workshop 3

5 April 2019

The UK-Latin America Political Philosophy Network International Workshop 3- Political Philosophy and Human Rights will take place at University College London from 25 to 27 April 2019. The agenda and further information can be found below.

Day 1 – Thurs 25 April – Open Political Philosophy

9.30-10.00: Coffee and Welcome (9.20-10.00)

10.00 - 11.30
Speaker 1: Maria Victoria Kristan (Pompeu Fabra U.), “The democratic forms of global domination”
Romina Frontalini Rekers (National Research Council of Argentina)

11.30 - 13.00
Speaker 2: Francisco
Garcia Gibson (Buenos Aires U.) & Eduardo Rivera Lopez, (Torcuato di Tella U.,), “Puzzles of non-idealism”
Discussant: Jeff Howard (UCL)

13.00 - 14.00: Lunch

14.00 - 15.30
Speaker 3: Emily Mcternan (UCL),
Do sweat the small stuff: Relational equality, social standing, and politeness norms
Discussant: Felicitas Holzer (Buenos Aires U.)

15.30 - 16.00: Coffee Break

16.00 - 17.30
Speaker 4: Rowan Cruft (Stirling), “Free speech as a socio-economic human right”
Discussant: Julio Montero (Buenos Aires U.)

Day 2 – Fri 26 April – Political Philosophy of Human Rights

9.00-9.30: Coffee

09.30 - 11.00
Speaker 5: Leticia Morales (U. Austral, Chile),
“Judicial interventions in health policy: epistemic competence and courts”
Discussant: Chiara Cordelli (Chicago U.)

11.00 - 12.30
Speaker 6: Adam Etinson (Edinburgh U.), “The lure of minimalism"
Discussant: Saladin Meckled-Garcia (UCL)

12.30 - 13.30: Lunch

13.30 - 15.00
Speaker 7: Carmen Pavel (KCL), “Constitutionalism and the international rule of law”
Discussant: Ashwini Vasanthakumar (Queens U., Canada)

15.00 – 15.30 – Coffee break

15.30 – 17.00 
Speaker 8: Cristian Rettig Bianchi (Adolfo Ibañes U., Chile), “
Modifying our Beliefs on Collective Duties"
Discussant: Martin Oliveira, (National Research Council, Argentina)

17.30 - 18.30
PhD and Early Career Panel – “Grants & funding in political philosophy: tips, pits, & ideas”
Rowan Cruft
; Chiara Cordelli; & tbc.

Workshop Dinner: 19.30 -21.30

Day 3 – Sat 27 April - Open Political Philosophy

9.30-10.00: Coffee

10.00 - 11.30: 
Speaker 9: Claudio Lopez Guerra, “Aligning interests: rulers, subjects, and equality”
Discussant: Mariano Garreta Leclercq (Buenos Aires U.)

11.30 - 13.00:
Speaker 10: Felicitas Holzer (Buenos Aires U.), “Marxist exploitation and its critique reconsidered”
Discussant: Sarah Goff (UCL)

13.00 - 14.30: Lunch

14.30 - 16.00
Speaker 11: Juan Espíndola (CIDE, Mexico), “Bargaining for the disappeared: transitional justice and plea bargains”
Santiago Truccone (University of Graz)

16.00 - 16.30: Coffee Break

16.30 - 17.30
Plenary discussion: the future of the Network

This Workshop, and the UK-Latin America Political Philosophy Research Network more generally, has been made possible by an International Partnership Grant from the British Academy, and two grants from the UCL Global Engagement Fund, as well as a number of funds in Latin America. We are grateful for the support of these organisations.

Workshop Point of Contact:
Dr Saladin Meckled-Garcia: s.meckled-garcia@ucl.ac.uk 

Workshop Organisers:
Saladin Meckled-Garcia (UCL, UK): s.meckled-garcia@ucl.ac.uk
Julio Montero (Buenos Aires U., Argentina):
Moises Vaca (UNAM, Mexico): moisesvacap@gmail.com

UKLAPPN (UK-Latin America Political Philosophy Research Network) Steering Group:
Saladin Meckled-Garcia (UCL, UK) s.meckled-garcia@ucl.ac.uk
Julio Montero (Buenos Aires U., Argentina) jmnormandia@gmail.com
Moises Vaca (UNAM, Mexico) moisesvacap@gmail.com
Leticia Morales (Austral U., Chile) letimorales17@gmail.com
Felicitas Holzer (Buenos Aires U., Argentina) felicitasholzer@gmx.de
Martin Oliveira (National Research Council, Argentina) demaoliv@gmail.com

UKLAPPN Facebook site: https://www.facebook.com/uklappn/
Twitter: @uklappn