Plenary Lectures

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

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

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

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

The Future of Human Rights: An Ecological - Experimentalist Approach

Cancelled

 

César Rodríguez-Garavito

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

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

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

Diversity: Importance and Relevance

Friday 12 July, 09.00-10.00, HS 1

Yoshiki Wakamatsu

Professor of Law, Gakushuin University, Toshima, Tokyo

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

Human Dignity: Challenges, Controversies and Promise

Friday 12 July, 10.30-11.30, HS 1

Peter Schaber

Professor of Applied Ethics, University of Zurich

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

Replacing the Persecution Condition for Refugeehood

Tuesday 9 July, 10.30-11.30, HS 1

Eilidh Beaton

University of Pennsylvania