17th Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy


17 September 2019

09.30-10.00 Registration, Collegio Cairoli

10.00-11.30 Plenary Session, Aula Magna Collegio Cairoli

Welcome address: Ian Carter, University of Pavia

Chair: Michele Bocchiola, University of Pavia

Keynote Speaker: Alessandro Ferrara, University of Rome Tor Vergata

What is a People, and Who Represents It?

11.30-11.45 Coffee Break

11.45-13.00 Graduate Session 1

Aula A. Reasonableness and the burdens of judgment

Chair: Carlo Burelli (University of Eastern Piedmont)

Gozde Hussain (Royal Holloway, University of London) The problems with the burdens of judgment

Deven Burks (University of Luxembourg and University of Louvain) The real problem with Rawlsian reasonableness

Aula B Civic duties and power

Chair: Enrico Biale (University of Eastern Piedmont)

Michele Giavazzi (University of Warwick) Epistemic responsibility as the civic duty of voters

Nan Zhang (Sun Yat-sen University) Civic education and Hobbesian conceptualization of power

13.00-14.30 Lunch

14.30-15.45 Graduate Session 2

Aula A. Political representation in time of crisis

Chair: Francesco Chiesa (University of Trento)

Stefano Merlo (John Stuart Mill College -VU Amsterdam) Freedom as non-domination in the Eurozone: a republican assessment of the Eurozone sudden-stop crisis.

Giacomo Marossi (University of Eastern Piedmont) Populism as Political Representation: a New Theoretical Approach

Aula B. Rights and Justice 1

Chair: Giulia Bistagnino (University of Milan)

Lars Jorgen Kristiansen Moen (Australian National University) Escaping Consequentialism

Pavel Skigin (European University Institute) Resource rights and climate justice enforcement

15.45-16.15 Coffee Break

16.15-17.30 Graduate Session 3

Aula A.  Rights and Justice 2

Chair: Greta Favara (University of Milan)

Ali Ekmekci (Istanbul Technical University) Regulation of Hate Speech and the Academy

Gloria Zuccarelli (University of Milan) Justice and Injustice: A Problem of Feasibility and Desirability

Aula B.   Justice in theory and practice

Chair: Michele Bocchiola (University of Pavia)

Hallvard Sandven (University of Oxford) The legitimacy of border control: on the applicability of the option set argument

Romy Eskens (Stockholm University) Thanks for Nothing: Gratitude and Partiality in the Context of Unsuccessful Rescues

19.30 Social Dinner


18 September 2019

09.30-10.45 Graduate Session 4

Aula Magna. Morality in business and contracts

Federica Liveriero (University of Caserta)

Maria J Pietrini Sanchez (University of Sheffield) Surrogacy contracts, how should a good regulatory framework look like?

Silvia Donzelli (Humboldt University) Business complicity in human rights violations

10.45-11.00 Coffee Break

11.00-12.45 Graduate Session 5

Aula Magna Rights and Political Theory

Chair: Francesco Chiesa (University of Trento)

Uğur Bulgan (University of Milan) Justice after terrorism: re-inclusion and de-radicalization

Jakob Moggia (Technical University of Munich) Making sense of economic insecurity: stabilising living condition over time as a requirement of justice.

María Carolina Jiménez García (Université de Genève) Contemporary Democratic Theory and the Political Effects of Algorithmic Systems behind Digital “Filter Bubbles”

12.45-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.30 Plenary Session, Aula Magna Collegio Cairoli

Chair: Ian Carter, University of Pavia

Keynote speaker: Cecile Fabre, Oxford University

The Morality of Treason