Habermas turned 90 this year. This international workshop aims to assess the scope and the international impact of life-long teaching and thinking in different domains of philosophy, as well as the reception of his work in different countries, with a special focus on his political theory.
|21 NOV, Thursday| Room 209
9h30 Welcome and Practical Information
9h45 Alessandro Ferrara (Università La Sapienza, Rome): Post-metaphysical reason, solidarity and the reasonable: on Habermas’s Auch eine Geschichte der Philosophie
10h45 Isabelle Aubert (La Sorbonne, Paris): Social Inclusion and Public Sphere: Discussing Habermas' Conception of Democracy
11h45 coffee break
12h António Marques (Universidade NOVA, Lisbon): Habermas on Kant and the Program of Enlightenment
13h Lunch break
14h30 Krysztof Kedziora (University of Lodz): Habermas and Strawson on the Free Will Problem and Responsibility
15h Valentina Rosina (University of Genova): Habermas on Free Will: A Critical Account
15h30 Stella Casola (University of Milan): Articulating What’s Missing: The Role of Religion in Political Modernity
16h coffee break
16h15 Peter Verovšek (University of Sheffield): The Philosopher as Engaged Citizen: Habermas on the Role of the Intellectual in the Modern Democratic Public Sphere
16h45 Matteo Bozzon (re:constitution fellow, Berlin): “In the Vertigo of this Freedom”: Democracy Between Procedural and Divided Sovereignty
17h15 Pedro Teixeira (Freie Universität, Berlin): A political economy for open democratic self-rule: the possibility of democratic socialism in Habermas
18h End of day 1
|22 NOV, Friday| Room 217
9h30 William Outhwaite (Universiy of Newcastle): The Postnational Constellation Revisited: Critical Thoughts on Sovereignty
10h30 Regina Kreide (University of Giessen): The Repression of Democracy. Habermas’s Colonization Thesis Revisited
11h30 coffee break
11h45 Gabriele De Angelis (Universidade NOVA, Lisbon): Is a “Project of Modernity” possible?
12h45 lunch break
14h30 Regina Queiroz (Universidade NOVA, Lisbon): Habermas on People-building in the European Union
15h Javier Gil (University of Oviedo): On the Democratic Scope and Legitimacy of Constitutional Review: Habermas and Beyond
15h30 Roderick Condon (University College, Cork): Reconsidering Habermas’s Thesis of the Colonisation of the Life World
16h coffee break
16h30 Jan Overwijk (University of Amsterdam): Rationalising Modernity: Habermas and the Third Way
17h Patrick O’Mahony (University College, Cork): Towards a Cognitive Sociological Re-elaboration of the Category of Public Sphere
17h30 Conclusions and Farewell
[20h00 - informal conference dinner]
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