II Lisbon Conference on Global Justice - Program

Program - printable version

14-15 July, 2011
Organized by the Instituto de Filosofia da Linguagem

Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Avenida de Berna 26

I&D Building – Room “Multiusos” 3 (4th floor)

Key-note speakers:
Fernando Tesón (Florida State University)
Philippe van Parijs (Université Catholique de Louvain/Harvard University)

Conference Schedule

14th July, Thursday

14:00 – 15:15
Fernando Tesón (Florida State University), Why Free Trade is required by Justice

Coffee break

15:30 – 17:30
Global issues, global policies

15:30 – 16:10
Sonja Dänzer (Universität Zürich), A New Perspective on Fairness in Global Trading

16:10 – 16:50
Anna Zuber (Universität Zürich), Food Security and Speculation

16:50 – 17:30
David Álvarez (Yale Global Justice Program and University of Vigo), Representing Global Duties: ‘Ringfencing Aid’ and the Global Civic Contribution


15th July, Friday

10:00 – 11:15
Philippe van Parijs (Université Catholique de Louvain/Harvard University), Sustainable Global Justice and the Mission of the European Union


11:30 – 13 :30
Rights, Humanity and Justice

11:30 – 12:10
Anke Graness (University of Vienna), Liberty vs. Bodiliness – Theoretical Foundation of the Relation Between Economic and Political Liberties: An Intercultural Approach to Global Justice

12:10 – 12:50
Peter West-Oram (University of Birmingham), Three Approaches to Global Health Care Justice: Rejecting the Positive/Negative Rights Distinction

12:50 – 13:30
Sylvie Loriaux (Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values, Universiteit Antwerpen), Subsistence Rights


Fairness in Aid and Trade

15:00 – 15:40
Ana Larcher Carvalho (Centro de Estudos Africanos/ISCTE-IUL, Lisbon), Evaluating international aid in Africa in times of crisis

15:40 – 16:20
Elizabeth Ellis (University of Edinburgh), Conditionality, Coercion and the Right to Self-Determination: the Problem of Conditional Aid

16:20 – 17:00
Julian Culp (Centre for Advanced Studies "Justitia Amplificata", Goethe Universität Frankfurt), Developing Towards Global Justice – International Development Cooperation as a Demand of International Economic Justice


II Lisbon Conference on Global Justice - “Global Economic Justice: Assessing International Aid