Universiteit Antwerpen

Workshop: Global Justice and International Economic Institutions, August 30-1, 2012

The workshop on Global Justice and International Economic Institutions will be held at the Institute of Philosophy (KU Leuven) on August 30-1, 2012. The event is organized by John Pearson (Antwerp) and Nicholas Vrousalis (KU Leuven), in association with Research in Political Philosophy Leuven (RIPPLE) and the Centre for Law and Cosmopolitan Values (CLCV, Faculty of Law, University of Antwerp).

Practical Information

Institute of Philosophy
Kardinaal Mercierplein 2
3000 Leuven

Registration at: nicholas.vrousalis@hiw.kuleuven.be


Provisional Programme

August 30

09.30 Arrival and registration
09.45 Welcome address by Professor Antoon Vandevelde
10.00 Keynote Presentation: Leslie Sklair (LSE)
Global Justice and the Global Capitalist Class
Chair: Antoon Vandevelde, respondent: John Pearson
11.15 Coffee break
11.30 Panel Session
Cosmopolitan Law and Citizenship as a Matter of Distributive Justice
Chair: Ronald Tinnevelt
13.30 Lunch
14.30 John Pearson
Freedom of Association, Labour Standards and Rawlsian Cosmopolitanism
Chair: Clara Brandi
15.15 Stephen Hudson (KU Leuven)
Representing the Global Poor: On the Question of Legitimacy and International Economic Institutions
Chair: Matthias Lievens (KU Leuven)
16.00 Coffee break
16.15 Anita Valikangas (Helsinki)
How to Assess the Legitimacy of International Economic Policies? The Case of the Eurozone Financial Crisis
Chair: Nicholas Vrousalis (KU Leuven)
17.00 Keynote Presentation: Cara Nine (University College Cork)
Resource Rights
Chair: Leslie Sklair, respondent: Axel Gosseries (UCL)
18.15 End of first day

August 31

09.15 Keynote Presentation: Aaron James
Fairness in Practice and Financial Crises
Chair: Axel Gosseries (UCL), respondent: Nicholas Vrousalis
10.30 Andrew Walton (St. Gallen)
Justice in Trade or Justice and Trade?
Chair: Aaron James
11.15 Coffee break
11.30 Anna Zuber (Zurich)
Who is Fed by the Invisible Hand? Soaring Commodity Prices and the Resulting Allocation Paradox in a World of Inequality
Chair: Anita Valinkagas
12.15 Cristian Timmermann (Wageningen University)
Sharing in or Benefiting from Scientific Advancement?
Chair: Stefan Rummens (KU Leuven
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Clara Brandi (German Development Institute)
Global Justice and the World Trade Organisation
Chair: Cara Nine
15.15 Ronald Tinnevelt
Chair: Nicholas Vrousalis
16.00 Coffee break
16.15 Keynote Presentation: Andrea Sangiovanni
Economic Solidarity and the European Union
Chair: Georgios Pavlakos, respondent: Ronald Tinnevelt
17.30 Closing Discussion