The Grammar of Justice


International Conference of "Transnational Justice", Leibniz Research Group at Goethe-University Frankfurt

Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main, Campus Westend
Lübeckerstraße/Ecke Hansaallee
Building "Normative Ordnungen"









Programme:


Wednesday, 10 September 2014

12.00h Reception and Lunch

12.45h Welcoming Remarks
Rainer Forst
(Goethe University Frankfurt am Main)

13.00h Justifying Justice

Soumaya Mestiri
(University of Tunis)
Some Remarks on Miskawayh’s Treatise “On Justice”

Luiz Bernardo Araújo
(Universidade Estadual de Rio de Janeiro)
The Good of Justice: Revisiting a Central Problem in Moral and Political Philosophy

14.45h Coffee Break

15.00h Justice and Harmony

Peter Osimiri
(University of Lagos)
Restoring the Balance: an African Perspective on Justice

Wen Haiming
(Renmin University of China, Beijing)
A Confucian Grammar of Justice

16.45h Coffee Break

17.00h Justice as the First Virtue?


Chow Po-chung
(The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
The Right to Demand Justice

Martin Ajei
(University of Ghana, Legon, Accra)
Self-Retrievism and Justice

Thursday, 11 September 2014

9.30h Theorizing of Justice Across Cultures

Joseph Agbakoba (University of Nigeria, Nsukka)
On the Notion and Possibility of Cross-Cultural and Transnational Justice in a World of Diversities and Conflicting Interests

Katrin Flikschuh (London School of Economics)
What is Orientation in Global Thinking?

11.15h Coffee Break

11.30h Justice and Consensus

Bernard Matolino
(University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg)
Justice in African Consensus

Ciro Alegría
(Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima)
Mutual Reasons, Informal Institutions and Justice

13.15h Lunch Break

15.00h Transitional Justice


Neera Chandhoke (University of Delhi)
Competing Routes to Justice

Jau-Hwa Chen
(Soochow University, Taipei)
Justice in Transition and Transitional Justice

Juan Espíndola
(Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, Ciudad de Mexico)
Transitional Justice, Shame, and Respect


17.30h Coffee Break

17.45h Justice and Agency

Heba Raouf Ezzat
(University of Cairo)
Justice as Agency: the Individual and the Systematic in Islamic Notions of Justice

María Pía Lara
(Universidad Nactional Autónoma de México, Ciudad de Mexico)
Justice and the Question of Political Agency

Friday, 12 September 2014

9.30h Justice in Public Discourse

João Feres Júnior (Universidade Estadual de Rio de Janeiro)
The Notions of Justice in Brasil’s Current Public Debate

Azaveli Feza Lwaitama
(University of Dar es Salaam)
Conceptions of Justice Among the Urban and Rural Poverty Stricken in a Globalized World

11.15h Coffee Break

11.30h Justice and the Law


Marcos Nobre (Unicamp, Campinas, São Paulo)
“Judicialization of Politics” and Democracy in Brasil

Helen Lauer (University of Ghana, Legon, Accra)
Justice as Restoration and Preservation of Harmony

13.15 Lunch Break

15.00h Justice and Progress

Lea Ypi (London School of Economics)
Moral Progress and the Function of Justice

Ci Jiwei (University of Hong Kong)
Transnational Justice and Its Dependence on Ethics and Exemplification

16.45h Coffee Break

17.00h Justice and Intercultural Philosophy

Mogobe Ramose (University of South Africa, Pretoria)
Poverty as a Problem in Intercultural Philosophy

Melissa Williams
(University of Toronto)
Sharing the River: The Two-Row Wampum as a Model of Transnational Justice


Programme
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Presented by:

Leibniz Research Group "Transnational Justice" at Goethe-University Frankfurt in cooperation with the Cluster of Excellence "The Formation of Normative Orders"


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