Plenary Lectures

A full list of the plenary lectures, including abstracts and biographies, is available here.

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Dignity: An Equality Analysis

Monday 8 July, 09.00-10.00, KKL

Catharine A. MacKinnon

Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law, Michigan Law & James Barr Ames Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School

Photo: Gal Hermoni/Lady Globus 2017

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Human Rights Overreach

Monday 8 July, 10.30-11.30, KKL

John Tasioulas

Chair of Politics, Philosophy and Law and Director of the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy and Law, King’s College London

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The Islamic View of Humanity

Tuesday 9 July, 09.00-10.00, HS 1

Azizah Y. al-Hibri

Professor Emerita of Law, Richmond School of Law & Founder and Chair, KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights

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The Future of Human Rights: An Ecological - Experimentalist Approach

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César Rodríguez-Garavito

Executive Director of the Center for Law, Justice, and Society (Dejusticia), University of the Andes, Colombia

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Rescuing Human Rights: Challenges of Identity and Pluralism in an Age of Globalisation

Thursday 11 July, 09.00-10.00, HS 1

Neus Torbisco-Casals

Visiting Professor in International Law & Senior Research Fellow, Hirschman Centre for Democracy, Graduate Institute, Geneva

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Natural Law, Cognitive Science and Human Rights

Thursday 11 July, 10.30-11.30, HS 1

 

 

John Mikhail

Agnes N. Williams Research Professor, Georgetown Law

Photo: Georgetown Law/Sam Hollenshead

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Diversity: Importance and Relevance

Friday 12 July, 09.00-10.00, HS 1

Yoshiki Wakamatsu

Professor of Law, Gakushuin University, Toshima, Tokyo

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Human Dignity: Challenges, Controversies and Promise

Friday 12 July, 10.30-11.30, HS 1

Heiner Bielefeldt

Professor of Human Rights & Human Rights Policy, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and former UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief (2010-16)

Photo: Harald Sippel

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Human Dignity: Challenges, Controversies and Promise

Friday 12 July, 10.30-11.30, HS 1

Peter Schaber

Professor of Applied Ethics, University of Zurich

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Human Dignity: Challenges, Controversies and Promise

Friday 12 July, 10.30-11.30, HS 1

Simone Zurbuchen

Professor of Modern and Contemporary Philosophy, University of Lausanne

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Replacing the Persecution Condition for Refugeehood

Tuesday 9 July, 10.30-11.30, HS 1

Eilidh Beaton

University of Pennsylvania