Ethics and Public Policy Conference

6 juni 2019 - 7 juni 2019 | Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6GG

The Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford invite you to the Ethics and Public Policy Conference on June 6&7 in England.

This conference celebrates the publication of The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy edited by Annabelle Lever and Andrei Poama, which explores questions such as:

The conference features a number of authors and key themes from the book, as well as related issues of urgent public concern where a philosophical approach can help us consider how such issues should be addressed. Enquiries to Jonathan Wolff 

Open to the public. This event is free – register to attend


6 June

10.30 Registration
11.00 Introduction
11.15 Methods
Jeff Howard, UCL, ‘The debates worth having’
Jonathan Wolff, Oxford, ‘Applied philosophy and engaged philosophy’

12.15 Lunch
1.15 Discrimination

Daniel Putnam, Dartmouth, ‘Disability’
Omar Khan, Runnymede Trust, ‘Race’
Lois McNay, Oxford (Frankfurt School and Gender Equality)

3.00 Tea

3.30 Migration and the Family

Helder de Schutter, KU Leuven, ‘Territoriality and personality: concepts and normative considerations’
Iseult Honohan, University College Dublin 'Territory and descent: birthright citizenship today’

4.45 Tax and Finance

Ira Lindsay, Surrey ‘Taxation’
Clément Fontan, UC Louvain, ‘Financial and monetary ethics ten years after Lehman Brothers’

6.00 Close for day

7 June

9.15 Regulation and Civil Society
Carissa Veliz, Oxford, ‘The conflict between security and privacy post-9/11’
Petar Bojanic, Belgrade, ‘Policing’

10.30 Break

11.00 Justice

Stuart White, Oxford, 'What's wrong with welfare conditionality?'
Nick Cowen, NYU, ‘Is basic income a unicorn?’
Andrew Walton, Newcastle, ‘Justice and trade’

1.00 Lunch

2.00 Structural Injustice 1

Annabelle Lever, Sciences Po, ‘Structural injustice and democracy’
Maeve McKeown, Oxford, ‘Power and structural injustice in the global garment industry’

3.15 Break

3.45 Structural Injustice 2

Andrei Poama, Leiden, ‘Sanctioning disadvantage? Social injustice and the state's authority to punish’
Jude Browne, Cambridge, (title TBC)

5.00 Close

Registration & Information

For registration and more information about this conference please look at this website

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