Ethics and World Seminar Series – Seminar 5

This event will be in University of Sussex

We are pleased to announce our upcoming Ethics and World Politics seminar, which is an ongoing forum for scholars to present, discuss and develop the latest work on the normative dimensions of world politics. It will take place on 17 January 2018 at the School of Global Studies, University of Sussex, between 12.30 and 6.30pm. This event will be hosted and co-sponsored by the Sussex Rights and Justice Research Centre and the Centre for Advanced International Theory.  The line-up is as follows:

Prof Katrin Flikschuh (LSE), ‘The State as a Failed Universal: Lessons from Africa’

Dr Alex Prichard (University of Exeter), ‘“The Virtues of Anarchy” Reconsidered: On Kenneth Waltz, the Kantian Moralist’

Prof Maja Zehfuss (University of Manchester), ‘Accounting for the Inexplicable: Military Refusers and the Invocation of Conscience’ 

Prof Jane Cowan (University of Sussex), ‘Reviewing Human Rights as Greece Collapses: Debt, Austerity Measures, Time, Administrative Subjectivity and the Bureaucratic Appeal against Dystopia’

A light lunch will be provided at 12.30, as well as refreshments during the session. The papers will be followed by the launch of the edited volume, Heidegger and the Global Age (eds. Antonio Cerella and Louiza Odysseos), and a drinks reception sponsored by Rowman and Littlefield International.

This is a free event but we would, however, ask that you contact us to register for the event, so we can plan accordingly. 

BISA members who are postgraduate students or not in full-time employment are eligible to apply for a bursary to help cover travel costs. Please contact ewpg.group@bisa.ac.uk for details.

We look forward to seeing you in January!  Please get in touch if you have any questions.

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