Political Identity on the Threshold
Keynote: Richard Bellamy (UCL; European University Institute)
10 – 11 September 2018
Venue: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas – FCSH) / I&D Building, Room Multiusos 3, 4th floor
Organiser: Nova Institute of Philosophy (IFILNOVA) / Ethics and Political Philosophy Lab (EPLAB)
9:15 – Welcome
9:30 – Panel: Personal vs collective identity
9:30 – Eldar Sarajlic (City University of New York): What is an Authentic Identity?
10:00 – Hili Razinsky (University of Lisbon): Ambivalent Interactive Political Identities and Grouping.
10:30 – Kristina Khutsishvili (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna): Bringing Together Political and Personal Identities: Links of Narrative and Imagination.
11:30 – Panel: The status of immigrants and refugees
11:30 – Alzbeta Hajkova (Purdue University): Refugees and The Human Condition: Reentering Plurality Versus Reentering Society.
12:00 – Paul Neiman (St. Cloud State University): Community Identity and Immigration: A New Communitarian Approach.
14:30 – Panel: Populism and epistemic labour
14:30 – Maxime Chervaux (University Paris 8-Vincennes): Populism and identity-making in the United States.
15:00 – Yuval Eylon (Open University of Israel): Identity and the Political Division of Epistemic Labor.
16:00 – Panel: State, constitution and political identity
16:00 – Perica Jovchevski (Central European University): Transforming Political Identities: From Constitutional Patriotism to Post-Patriotism
16:30 – Ben Van de Wall (KU Leuven): The Paradoxical Relation Between State Neutrality and Political Identity
10:30 – Keynote Speaker
10:30 – Richard Bellamy (UCL/EUI): EU citizenship – Supra-national, Trans-national or Inter-national?
11:45 – Panel: Identitarian secessionism and fluidity
11:45 – Dmitry Shlapentokh (Indiana University): The Fluidity of National Identities: the Case of Post-Soviet Russia.
12:15 – Hsin-Wen Lee (University of Delaware): Cultural Nationalism—A Survey of Four Strategies.
14:30 – Panel: Liberalism and the challenge of identity
14:30 – Anthony Gambrell (University of Otago): Nationhood in Locke’s Original Compact, Rebutted.
15:00 – Paula Zoido-Oses (Warwick University): Beyond Irony: Using Hermeneutics to Make Sense of Rorty’s Liberal Project in the Age of Value-Pluralism.
15:30 – Deven Burks (Université du Luxembourg): Rawls, Theorist of Standpoints and Identities? Assessing the Strong and Weak Cases For.
16:30 – Panel: Spaces of identity
16:30 – Mosè Cometta (Université de Lausanne): Bringing Space Into Account.
17:00 – Eva-Maria Aigner (University of Vienna): Crossing the Threshold. Border-Identities.
17:45 – Closure
Schedule for the 2018/2019 sessions
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Erich Rast, "Value Disagreement and Two Aspects of Meaning"
John Gibbons, "Things That Make Things Reasonable"
Santoni de Sio
Gilbert Harman, "Moral Realism is Moral Relativism"
Berit Brogaard, "Moral Contextualism and Moral Relativism"
Ronald de Sousa, "Moral Emotions"
Uriah Kriegel, "Moral Phenomenology: Foundational issues"
Introduction to "A Treatise of Human Nature", D. Hume
"The Force of Law", F. Schauer
"The Priority of Democracy to Philosophy", R. Rorty
Terry Eagleton - Marx and Morality