Winter Term 2019

 

Family Justice Speakers Seminars

Thursday 14 February,  14:00-16:00, Aula 24.400 – Daniel Halliday, Melbourne University, "Is There a Right to Retire?"

Wednesday 13 March, 11:30-13:30, Aula 24.400 – Gina Schouten, Harvard University, "Citizenship and Gender Hierarchies in Political Liberalism"

Wednesday 10 April, 11:30-13:30, Aula 24.400 - Bouke de Vries, Umeå University, "Filial Duties Towards Non-Custodial Parents"

Thursday 11 April, 11:30-13:30, Aula 24.400 - Ben Colburn, Glasgow University, "Demarcating Childhood and Adult Education"

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Autumn Term 2018

 

Family Justice Reading & Seminar Group (Organised by Serena Olsaretti and Riccardo Spotorno)

Thursday 18 October14:30-16:00, Aula 24.400 – Reading group session: Tina Rulli´s "The Unique Value of Adoption", in  F Baylis & C McLeod (eds), Family Making (Oxford University Press, 2014) [This book is available digitally to UPF members via Oxford Scholarship Online]

Thursday 25 October12:00-13:30, Aula 24.400 – Seminar, Emily McTernan, "Families We Choose: Weighing Parenting Against Other, Valuable Relationships".

Thursday 15 November14:30-16:00, Aula 24.400 - Reading group session: Dan Halliday, "Private Education, Positional Goods and the Armes Race problem", Politics, Philosophy & Economics 15 (2), 2016; and H Brighouse and A Swift, "Equality, Priority and Positional Goods", Ethics 116, 3 (2006)

Thursday 22 November14:30-16:00, Aula 24.400 - Reading group session:  J Anomaly, "Public Goods and Education" and "Public Goods and Procreation", both available here: https://sites.google.com/view/jonathananomaly/research

Thursday 29 November14:30-16:00, Aula 24.400 - Reading group session: Thomas Douglas,  "Parental Partiality and the Intergenerational Transmission of Advantaghe", Philosophical Studies 172(10), 2015

Wednesday 5 December*14:30-16:00, Aula 24.400 - Reading group session: Johan Frick, "Contractualism and Social Risk", Philosophy and Public Affairs 2015

Thursday 13 December14:30-16:00, Aula 24.400 - Reading group session: Derek Parfit, Reasons and Persons, chapter 4, on "Theories that Are Directly Self-Defeating"

* Note that this week we are meeting on Wednesday rather than Thursday, as 6 December is a public holiday.

 

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Family Justice Work-in-Progress Workshops (organised by Anca Gheaus)

Thursday 13 September, 10:00-14:00, Aula 24.400 – Papers by: Paul Bou-Habib, Anca Gheaus, Serena Olsaretti

Thursday 4 October, 10:00-15:00, Aula 24.400 – Papers by: Matthew Clayton, Emily McTernan, Dan Weinstock, Andrew Williams

 

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Spring Term 2018

 

Family Justice Reading Group (co-organised by Andrée-Anne Cormier and Serena Olsaretti)

 

Every Thursday, from 12 April until 14 June, we will meet for our reading group, from 14:30 until 16:00, Room 24.400 of the Mercé Rodoreda building. 

We will begin by reading Dennis McKerlie´s Justice Between the Young and the Old (Oxford University Press, 2012) [This book is available digitally to UPF members via Oxford Scholarship Online]

 

Family Justice Work-in-Progress Workshops (organised by Anca Gheaus)

Wednesday 4 April, 10:00-14:00, Aula 24.400 – Papers by: Andrée-Anne Cormier& Mauro Rossi; Paul Bou-Habib; Tom Parr. 

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Winter Term 2018

 

Family Justice Reading Group (co-organised by Andrée-Anne Cormier and Serena Olsaretti)

 

Every Thursday*, from 18 January until 15 March, we will meet for our reading group, from 14:30 until 16:00, Room 24.400** of the Mercé Rodoreda building. 

We will read chapters from Liam Shields´manuscript Just Enough and Tom Shelby´s Dark Ghettos 

On 22 March Cindy Holder (University of Victoria), a visitor to the Law & Philosophy group, will present a paper on "Truth and Vindication in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada", which deals with the Commission´s handling of the residential schools case.

* Except for a) Thursday 1 February, when there will be no reading group; a workshop on Sufficiency: Never Enough? organized by Paula Casal will be held from 10:00 until 18:00. Guest speakers include David Axelsen, Yitzhak Bembaji, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Lasse Nielsen, Shlomi Segall, Liam Shields. For more information about this, please contact Paula Casal; and b) the week of 12 February, when we meet on Tuesday 13 February.

** Except for 8 March, when we meet in Room 24.200.
 
 

Family Justice Work-in-Progress Workshops (organised by Anca Gheaus)

Friday 2 February, 10:00-15:00, Aula 24.400 – Papers by Riccardo Spotorno and Anca Gheaus; Guest paper by Liam Shields. 

 

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Autumn Term 2017

 

Family Justice Reading Group (co-organised by Andrée-Anne Cormier and Serena Olsaretti)

 

Every Thursday**, from 5 October until 14 December, we will meet for our reading group, from 14:00 until 15:30, Room 24.400 of the Mercé Rodoreda building

 

We will be reading S. Keller´s Partiality, J. Rose´s Free Time, and two articles (Bernard Salow´s “Partiality and Retrospective Justification” and Derek Parfit´s “Future People, the Non-Identity Problem and Person-Affecting Principles”)

** Except for 2 November, when the Princeton-UPF partnership conference first conference takes place at UPF; and 7 December, which is a holiday.

 

Family Justice Work-in-Progress Workshops (organised by Anca Gheaus and Serena Olsaretti)

Friday 29 September, 10:00-16:00, Aula 24.400 - Papers by Andrew Williams & Paul Bou-Habib, Riccardo Spotorno, Isa Trifan, Marko Konjovic.

Friday 1 December, 10:00-16:00, Aula 24.400 – Papers by: TBC

 

Law&Philosophy Researcg group (Sponsored Workshop)
 
Tuesday 28 November, 9:45-14:30, Room 24.S18 - Evolutionary Science, Family Structures and Human Rights. The Evolutionary Logic of Honor Killings". Prof. Robert Trivers 
 

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Spring Term 2017

 

Family Justice Reading Group (co-organised by Andrée-Anne Cormier and Serena Olsaretti)

 

Every Thursday**, from 4 May until 8 June, we will meet for our reading group, from 14:00 until 15:30, in Room 24.400 of the Mercé Rodoreda building.

 

 

For the first three meetings of the reading group, we will be reading the last three chapters (& conclusion) of Thomas Scanlon´s manuscript on Why Does Inequality Matter? 

 

We will choose the reading material for the last two meetings at the 25 May meeting. For enquiries, please contact [email protected] or [email protected]

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** Except for the week beginning on 15 May, when we meet on Friday 19 May at 11:30am instead of Thursday 18 May, in the same room as usual.

 

Family Justice Invited Speakers´Seminars 

Room 24.400 of the Mercé Rodoreda building

 

Friday, 5 May, 14:30 a 16:30 - “What’s wrong with private schools?”. Steven Lecce, University of Manitoba 

Friday 19 May, 14:30 to 16:30 - "Political Institutions and Parental Justice”. Louis-Philippe Hodgson, York University, Toronto

Friday 2 June, de 14:30 to 16:30 - "The fair distribution of the costs of children: what the public goods argument can and cannot tell us”. Liam Shields, University of Manchester 

 

Family Justice Work-in-Progress Workshops

Room 24.400 of the Mercé Rodoreda building

 

Friday, 26 May, 10:30 to 16:30 - Guest speaker: Luara Ferracioli, University of Amsterdam and Sidney University; other papers by Andrée-Anne Cormier & Mauro Rossi; Anca Gheaus; Serena Olsaretti.

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Winter Term 2017

 

Family Justice Reading Group (co-organised by Andrée-Anne Cormier and Serena Olsaretti)

 

Every Thursday**, from 19 January until 6 April, we will meet for our reading group, from 14:00 until 15:30, in room 24.100 of the Mercé Rodoreda building.

 

We will read Rivka Weinberg´s The Risk of a Lifetime and Thomas Scanlon´s new book manuscript Why Does Inequality Matter?

 

Family Justice Work-in-Progress Workshops (organised by Anca Gheaus)

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 10:00-16:00, Aula 24.400 - Papers by Paul Bou-Habib, Anca Gheaus, Erik Magnusson, Serena Olsaretti

Friday, 24 March February 2017, 10:00-16:00, Aula 24.400 - Guest speaker: Daniel Weinstock, McGill University; Other papers by Andrée-Anne Cormier, Erik Magnusson, Riccardo Spotorno, Isabella Trifan.

 

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Autumn Term 2016

 

Family Justice Reading Group

Every Thursday**, from 29 October until 14 December, we meet for our reading group from 12:00 to 13:30, Room 24.400

The first three sessions will be dedicated to reading Matthew Clayton´s manuscript on Independence for Children.

** Except for the week beginning on 15 May, when we meet on Friday 19 May at 11:30am instead of Thursday 18 May, in the same room as usual.

 

Workshop on Matthew Clayton´s Independence for Children

A one-day workshop on Matthew Clayton´s new manuscript on parental morality

Friday, 28 October, 9:30am-18:00, Room 24.023

Speakers:

Matthew Clayton, University of Warwick

Andrée-Anne Cormier, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Timothy Fowler, University of Bristol

Sarah Stroud, McGill University

Han van Wietmarschen, University College London

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Spring Term 2016

 

Family Justice Invited Speakers´Seminars 

         All seminars will be held in room 23.103 of the Mercé Rodoreda building.

Tuesday 17 May, 11am - Migrants By Plane and Migrants by Storks: Can We Refuse Citizenship to One, but Not the Other? - Tim Meijers, Université Louvaine-La-Neuve

Tuesday 24 May, 11 am – The Right to Parent One´s Biological Baby – Anca Gheaus, Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Tuesday 31 May, 11 am – Paradoxes of Children´s Vulnerability – Colin Macleod, University of Victoria

* Thursday 10 June, 11am – Sharing The Costs of Children - Sabine Hohl, University of Graz

 

* This seminar in on a Thursday, as the NOMOS meeting on Sally Haslanger´s Carus Lectures, hosted by UPF, runs from Monday 7 to Wednesday 9 June. See:

https://nomosnetwork.wordpress.com/2015/12/01/11th-nomos-meeting-barcelona-6-8-june-2016-universitat-pompeu-fabra/