2016 Conference

St Catherine’s College, Oxford January 7-9 2016
Event timetable

Thursday 7th Jan 2016

14.00        Registration and Executive Meeting

15.00        Lois McNay, Oxford: Historicising Recognition: Honneth’s move from ontology to teleology

16.30        Tea

17.00        Rainer Forst, Frankfurt: A Critical Theory of Justice

18.30        Reception: Sponsored by Cambridge University Press and Contemporary Political Theory

19.00         Dinner

20.30        APT Lecture (Sponsored by CRISPP): Samuel Scheffler,  NYU: Membership and Political Obligation

Friday 8th Jan 2016

9.30        Humeira Iqtidar, KCL: Tolerance and Justice in Islamic Political Thought

11.00     Coffee

11.30     Desiree Lim, KCL (Winner of the CUP Graduate Student’s Essay Prize 2015) : Why is Indirect Discrimination Disrespectful?

13.00    Lunch

14.30       Roundtable on migration: David Miller (main speaker); Sarah Fine (discussant); Chandran Kukathas (discussant); David Owen (discussant)

16.00       Tea

16.30       Professional development for Graduate Students and Postgraduate Researchers: Presentation, panel and discussion: Political Theory and ImpactElizabeth Greenhalgh, Oxford; Clare Chambers, Cambridge; Simon Caney, Oxford

18.00       Bar open

19.00        Dinner

20.30       David Runciman, Cambridge: Political Realism and Technological Possibility 

Saturday 9th Jan 2016

10.00    Annual General Meeting of the Political Studies Association Political Thought Specialist Group; Annual General Meeting of the Britain and Ireland Association for Political Thought, including planning for Political Thought Conference 2017

10.45    Coffee

11.15    Chiara Cordelli, Chicago: Preventative Duties and Demands of Beneficence

12.45    Conference ends.




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