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25 Apr
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Apr 25, 2012 | 9:30 AM-6:00 PM


Global Justice and Ethics: an Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

Global Justice and Ethics: an Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference

Opening Remarks: 9:45- 10:00 a.m.
Lynette Sieger, Gallatin School, NYU

Session I
Dean’s Conference Room, 801 Gallatin School

Panel One: 10:00-11:15 p.m.
Conflict, Security, and Justice

Aviva Shiller, Philosophy, University of Western Ontario: Global Justice & Democratic Peace Thesis
Hadassa Noorda, University of Amsterdam Law School: Self-Defense by States Against Non-State Actors: Discriminating Between Non-State Combatants and Civilians
Declan Galvin, Gallatin School, New York University: Developing an Analytical Framework for Regional Conflict Formation in the African Great Lakes Region
Ian Fishback, Philosophy, University of Michigan: Permissible Killing in Common Defense

Panel Two: 11:15-12:15 p.m.
Rights, Duties, and Human Good

Alexandre Gajevic Sayegh, Philosophy, University of Montréal: Distributive Justice and Tort Based Justice: A Practice-Dependent Account for Global Poverty Eradication
Darlene Drecun, Philosophy, Carleton University: A Cosmopolitan Consensus Approach to Medical Entitlements
Kevin J. McGravey, Political Science, Brown University: Agnostic Rights in Global Context

Lunch Break: 12:15-1:30 p.m.

Session II
Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts, Gallatin School
1 Washington Place, NYC

Keynote Lecture 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Enough About Just-War, What About Just-Peace? The Doctrine of Preventive Non-Intervention
Deen Chatterjee
Department of Philosophy, University of Utah

Invited Faculty Panel: 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Peace and Security

Patty Chang, Department of Politics, NYU, UN Consultant
Vasuki Nesiah, Gallatin School, NYU
Joel Rosenthal, President, Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs, and Department of Politics, NYU

Panel Three: 3:30-5:00 p.m
The Normative Structure of Global Governance

Colin Hickey, Philosophy, Georgetown University: Scaling up to Global Justice: A Critique of Statism
Attila Mraz, Philosophy, Central European University and NYU: Ideal and Non-Ideal Theory: Two approaches to the Legitimacy of Global Governance
Matthew Hodgetts, Political Science, Brown University: In-it-togetherness: A Global Ethos of Justice
Arnaud Kurze, Public and International Affairs, George Mason University: Whose Justice? The Struggle to Democratize Globalized Accountability Efforts in the Balkans

Reception: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public