"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)

Friday, 6 February 2009

Institutional Cosmopolitanism Workshop

Cosmopolitanism in a world of interconnected threats and challenges: From a world of states to a world state?

A one-day workshop on moral and institutional cosmopolitanism.
Friday March 6, 2009
Centre for Philosophy of Law, Radboud University Nijmegen

9.45-10.15 Coffee

10.15-11.45 First session: Global democracy without exclusion?
10.15 Lecture: Hans Lindahl (University of Tilburg)
10.45 Reply: Wouter Veraart (VU University Amsterdam)
11.00 Discussion

11.45-13.15 Second session: Democratic representation within a globalizing world
11.45 Lecture: Stefan Rummens (Radboud University Nijmegen)
12.15 Reply: Roland Pierik (Radboud University Nijmegen)
12.30 Discussion

13.15-14.30 Lunch

14.30-16.00 Third session: World peace through world law
14.30 Lecture: Stanley L. Paulson (Washington University/University of Kiel)
15.00 Reply: Thomas Mertens (Radboud University Nijmegen)
15.15 Discussion

16.00-17.30 Fourth session: The state of nature and the world of states
16.00 Lecture: Hauke Brunkhorst (University of Flensburg)
16.30 Reply: Sylvie Loriaux (Radboud University Nijmegen)
16.45 Discussion

17.30-17.45 Closing remarks

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required. If you are interested in attending, please contact: r.tinnevelt@jur.ru.nl

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