3rd International Annual Conference of the Cluster of Excellence

Justice and/or Peace

18-20 November 2010
Goethe-University Fankfurt am Main/Campus Westend

 

Plakat JahreskonferenzIn ordinary language peace usually stands for ‘freedom from disturbance‘ or ‘a state or period in which there is no war‘. Justice, in turn, is generally associated with ‘the quality of being fair and reasonable‘. In ethical and moral discourse the two are often discussed together, suggesting an internal, if delicate relationship. Consider three different voices: When, in addressing the United Nations, Pope Benedict quotes the prophet Isaiah that ‘justice will bring about peace; right will produce calm and security‘ the mere invocation of peace and justice as mutually interdependent already portends that the realities of global life probably do not (yet) live up to Catholic normative standards.

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Program:

Thursday, 18 November 2010
Hörsaalzentrum HZ3


6pm: Reception

6.15pm: Opening Lecture
Prof. Michael W. Doyle (Columbia University): "Ethics, Law, and the Responsibility to Protect"


Friday, 19 November 2010
Casino - Cas 823 Festsaal

10am: Opening

10.30am – 12.30pm:
Panel I: Contending Views on Justice and Peace
Lecture Prof. Harald Müller: "Justice and Peace: Good Things Do not Always go Together"
Vortrag Prof. Rainer Forst: "The Normative Order(s) of Justice and Peace"

12.30pm: Lunch break

2-4pm:
Panel II: The Politics and Ethics of Peace
Lecture Prof. Matthias Lutz-Bachmann: "War and Peace: Norms and Facts in a Globalized World"
Lecture Prof. Pauline Kleingeld: "Kant on Justice and Morality and Peace"

4pm: Coffee break

4.30-6pm:
Panel III: Lessons from History? Designs of Post-War World Orders
LectureProf. Luise Schorn-Schütte: "Religious Peace As a Political Problem in Early Modern Europe (16th to 17th Centuries)"
Lecture Prof. Brendan Simms: "New Order of Confluence of Crises?"

Saturday, 20 November 2010
Casino - Cas 823 Festsaal

10am-12pm:
Panel IV: Particularity and Universality
LectureProf. Cecelia Lynch: "Popular Casuistry and the Problem of Peace and/or Justice in Christian Ethics"
Lecture Prof. Mamadou Diawara: "Justice, in Whose Name: The Domestication of Copyright in Sub-Saharan Africa"

12pm: Lunch break

1.30pm-3.30pm:
Panel V: Justice and Peace – Goals or Fragments of International Law?
Lecture Prof. Andreas Paulus: "International Law between Fragmentation and Constitutionalization"
Lecture Prof. Stefan Kadelbach: "International order as an Idea - On strict rules and flexible principles"

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