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Being-In-Human: The Critical Theory and Law of Human Rights

Event Dates: 17 – 19 November 2011
Birkbeck, University of London


Being-In-Human: The Critical Theory and Law of Human Rights

(A conference supported by The Leverhulme Trust, Birkbeck School of Law, LSE Department of Law and Birkbeck Institute of the Humanities)
 CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

 

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Paul Gilroy, Fanon’s refusal: race and the value of the human
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Conor Gearty, Politics by another means? Human rights and social democracy
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Drucilla Cornell,
Black existentialism, new humanism, and the critique of human rights
[AUDIO HERE]

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Margot Salomon,
From NIEO to Now: The unfinishable story of economic justice
[AUDIO HERE]

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Julia Chryssostalis
Rights, subjectivity and genealogies of the person
[AUDIO HERE]

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Samuel Moyn,
Rival cosmopolitanisms and the recent history of human rights
[AUDIO HERE]

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Paul Patton,
Historical Normativity and the Basis of Rights
[AUDIO HERE]

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John Milbank – Against human rights
[AUDIO HERE ]

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Joseph Slaughter
Pathetic fallacies; or, when did we begin to think that it’s all about us?
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Walter Mignolo
Humanitas, anthropos and rights: Further reflections on “who speaks for the ´human’ in human rights”?
[AUDIO HERE]

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Patrick Hanafin
The embryonic Sovereign meets the biological Citizen: The Biopolitics of Reproductive Rights
[AUDIO HERE]

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Pheng Cheah,
Second generation rights as biopolitical rights
[AUDIO HERE]

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Oscar Guardiola-Rivera – Higher law or human rights?
[AUDIO HERE]

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Chris Himsworth, Devolved human rights
[AUDIO HERE]

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Martin Scheinin, Resisting Panic
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Bruce Robbins
The Beneficiary: Cosmopolitanism, Humanitarianism, and Inequality
[AUDIO HERE]

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Chantal Mouffe,
Democracy, human rights and cosmopolitanism: An agonistic approach
[AUDIO HERE]

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Costas Douzinas,
Right, disobedience, resistance
[AUDIO HERE]

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