Stanford University

Political Theory Workshop

2007-2008 


Conveners: Joshua Cohen and Rob Reich

Held on Fridays, 1:15 - 3:00

Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Encina Hall, 616 Serra St., Room 008

 

For a list of the presenters at the 2006-2007 workshops, click here.

FALL QUARTER

September 28, 2007

Harry Brighouse (Philosophy, University of Wisconsin-Madison) 

Title: Legitimate Parental Partiality

October 12, 2007

Bonnie Honig (Political Science, Northwestern University)
Title: Antigone's Anachronism: Homeric Mourning in Democratic Athens

October 19, 2007

Fabrice Murtin (London School of Economics)
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
 

October 26, 2007

Norman Daniels (School of Public Health, Harvard University)
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice and the Center for Health Policy in the Freeman Spogli Institute
 

November 2, 2007

Branko Milanovic (World Bank and Carnegie Endowment for Peace)
Title: Ethical Case and Economic Feasibility of Global Transfers
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice

November 9, 2007

G.A. Cohen (Philosophy, Oxford University)
Title: A Truth in Conservatism: Rescuing Conservatism from Conservatives
Co-sponsored with the Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality, and the Department of Philosophy
 

NOTE SPECIAL TIME AND PLACE: 3:15PM IN BUILDING 370, ROOM 370 

November 16, 2007

Sarah Song (Political Science, University of California, Berkeley)
Title: The Subject of Multiculturalism: Culture, Religion, Language, Ethnicity, Nationality, and Race?
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice

December 7, 2007

Wendy Brown (Political Science, University of California, Berkeley)
Title: Porous Sovereignty, Walled Democracy
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice

WINTER QUARTER

January 15, 2008

Helena de Bres (Philosophy, MIT and Stanford University)
Title: The Many, not the Few: Pluralism about Distributive Justice
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
 
NOTE SPECIAL DAY AND TIME: TUESDAY, 4:15 - 6:00PM 
 

January 18, 2008

Brad McHose (Ethics in Society, Stanford University)
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
 

January 25, 2008

Avia Pasternak (Program on Global Justice, Stanford University)
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
 

February 1, 2008

Adam Rosenblatt (Modern Thought and Literature, Stanford University)
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
 

February 8, 2008

Andrew Rehfeld (Political Science, Washington University at St. Louis)
 

February 15, 2008

Kirsten Oleson (Public Policy, Stanford University)
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
 

February 22, 2008

Neta Crawford (Political Science, Boston University)
Title: Caring About Systemic Military Atrocity in Iraq and Afghanistan
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice and the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC)

For access to the paper, go to http://globaljustice.stanford.edu
 

February 29, 2008

Jane Mansbridge (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University)

March 14, 2008

Kinch Hoekstra (Political Science, University of California, Berkeley)

 

SPRING QUARTER

April 4, 2008

Jan-Werner Mueller (Politics, Princeton University)
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice and the Forum on Contemporary Europe
 

April 11, 2008

Ryan Balot (Political Science, University of Toronto)
 

April 25, 2008

Faviola Rivera Castro (Visiting Fellow, Stanford Humanities Center, and Philosophy, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
 

May 2, 2008

Charles Beitz (Politics, Princeton University)
Title: The Moral Standing of States Revisited
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice
 

May 16, 2008

Sohail Hashmi (Political Science, Mt. Holyoke College)
Co-sponsored with the Linda Randall Meier Research Workshop in Global Justice and CISAC
Special time and location: 12:00-1:30pm, Encina Central 231. 
 

Week of May 26, 2008

Wesson Lectures on Problems of Democracy
Philippe van Parijs (Philosophy, Catholic University of Louvain and Harvard University)
Title: Polyglot Politics
 
Lecture 1: Rethinking Justice for Multilingual Entities
May 28, 2008 / 5:30-7:00pm
Bldg 370 / Rm 370 
 
Lecture 2: Institutional Design for Multilingual Democracies
May 29,2008 / 5:30-7:00pm
Bldg 370 / Rm 370  

Discussion Seminar
Led by David Laitin (Political Science, Stanford)
May 30, 2008 / 1:15 - 3ppm
Bldg 110 / 1st floor conference room