Localizing and Globalizing Justice

2017 Global Justice Conference: Localizing and Globalizing Justice

Sept 29 and 30, 2017 (Fri-Sat)

McGill University

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Sponsored by the Research Group on Global Justice (RGGJ), Yan P. Lin Centre, McGill University

Co-sponsored by the Center for Advanced Studies Justitia Amplificata (JA), Goethe University Frankfurt and Free University Berlin



Location: Thomson House Ballroom, McGill University, Montreal, Canada


Friday, September 29, 2017


9:30-10:45  Panel 1

Chair: Yves Winter (McGill)

Paper : Defending Young on Global Structural Responsibility

Presenter: Valentin Beck (Freie U Berlin/Justitia Amplificata)

Discussant: Ryoa Chung (U de Montreal)


10:45-11:00 Break


11:00-12:15 Panel 2

Chair: Peter Dietsch (U de Montreal)

Paper: Climate Justice for Nonhuman Animals

Presenter: Angie Pepper (U de Montreal/CRE)

Discussant: Hasana Sharp (McGill)


12:15-13:30 Break


13:30-14:35 Panel 3

Chair: Stefan Gosepath (Freie U Berlin/Justitia Amplificata)

Paper: What’s Really Wrong with Annexation: A Non-Domination Account

Presenter: Amandine Catala (UQAM)

Discussant:  Natalie Stoljar (McGill)


14:35-14:45 Break


14:45-16:00 Panel 4

Chair: Melissa Williams (University of Toronto)

Paper: Rule of law engagement with informal justice systems: An interactional model

Paper: Mohamed Sesay (McGill)

Discussant: Fernando Nuñez-Mietz (McGill)


Saturday, September 30, 2017


10:00-12:15 Panel 5

Chair: Catherine Lu (McGill)

Papers/chapters from book manuscript: Kant, Du Bois, and Cosmopolitanism in a New Color

Chapter 2: From Neo-Kantian Cosmopolitanism Toward a Horizontal Reading of Kant’s Principles

Chapter 3 : Du Bois and a Radical, Transnational, Cosmopolitanism

Presenter: Inés Valdez (Ohio State University/Princeton)

Discussants: Arash Abizadeh (McGill), Catherine Lu (McGill)


12:15-13:30 Break


13:30-14:45 Panel 6

Chair: Melissa Williams (University of Toronto)

Paper: Understanding Human Dignity as a Plurally Justified Normative Surplus

Presenter: Stefan Gosepath (Freie U Berlin/NYU)

Discussant: Katharina Nieswandt (Concordia)


14:45-15:00 Break


15:00-16:15 Panel 7

Chair: Amandine Catala (UQAM)

Paper: ‘Place’ as Politics and the Standing of EU Citizens in post-Brexit UK

Presenter: Jakob Huber (Goethe U Frankfurt/Justitia Amplificata)

Discussant: Inés Valdez (OSU/Princeton)




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