"The accident of where one is born is just that, an accident; any human being might have been born in any nation"
Martha Nussbaum, 'Patriotism and Cosmopolitanism' in For Love of Country (Beacon Press, 2002)

Monday, 9 June 2008

Henry Shue Conference

Oxford are hosting a one-day conference on the work of Henry Shue, details below...

'Ethics and International Affairs: Rights, Climate Change and War - Themes from the Work of Professor Henry Shue'

1 July 2008

The Department of Politics and International Relations, Oxford, is hosting a one day conference to celebrate the work of Professor Henry Shue.
The conference will be held in Seminar Room G, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, Oxford.

9.30-10.00 Welcome
10.00-11.15 Charles Beitz (Princeton) 'Henry Shue on Basic Rights' (provisional title)
11.15- 11.45 Coffee
11.45-12.45 John Tasioulas (Oxford) 'Deontic Pluralism and Cultural Dialogue: two Themes in Shue's Theory of Rights'
12.45-13.45 lunch
13.45-15.00 Simon Caney (Oxford) 'Human Rights, Responsibilities and Henry Shue's Analysis of Climate Change'
15.00-15.30 coffee
15.30-16.45 David Rodin (Oxford) 'Henry Shue's Ethics of War'
16.50-18.05 Tony Coady (Melbourne) 'Shue on War'
18.05 Closing Remarks and Reception

*Please note*: Attendance is free but places are limited and attendees must register. To register please visit http://www.politics.ox.ac.uk/research/conferences/
*Further information: *http://www.politics.ox.ac.uk/contact.asp?m=staff&ref=340

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