You are invited to a Colloquium on Justice, Security and Rights at the University of Stirling on 6-8 October 2005. The colloquium is intended to provide a forum for reflection on the issues raised at the July summit of G8 nations in Gleneagles, Scotland. Based on roundtable discussion of pre-circulated papers, the event in Stirling will draw together delegates from diverse backgrounds (leading academics, policy-makers and commentators) to provide a critical lens on the moral issues of global justice, development, war and terrorism. Through interdisciplinary discussion the aim is to build bridges between political practitioners and theorists, in order to analyse and evaluate the principles and policies that can foster global justice and security.
The following academic speakers are confirmed so far:
Columbia University / Australian National University
|Thomas Hurka||University of Toronto|
|James Nickel||Arizona State University|
|Leif Wenar||University of Sheffield|
|Peter Jones||University of Newcastle|
|Simon Caney||University of Birmingham|
|Barry Gills||University of Newcastle|
|David Rodin||University of Oxford / Australian National University|
Additional speakers are currently being organised, and we have had commitments from UK politicians and representatives of NGOs.
There will be a limited number of ‘open’ panels, for which abstracts are invited. Presenters should aim to speak for 20 minutes. Please email your 500-word abstract to Rowan Cruft, by 31 July 2005. You will be advised whether your abstract has been accepted, and should then register using the form below. If you wish to attend without presenting a paper, then please register promptly using this form by 31 August 2005.
Accommodation: this link gives details of local hotels and guest houses.
Acknowledgements: This conference is sponsored by the British Academy, the Faculty of Arts and the Departments of Philosophy and Politics at Stirling, and the Scots Philosophical Club; the conference organizers are grateful to all these bodies for their support.