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MINI CONFERENCE: Politics of Humanity: Contemporary Threats to Justice

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This event will be co-sponsored with UB Humanities Institute and The Department of Comparative Literature.
The event will examine the all-important impact of ethics – more specifically of justice – on politics in our contemporary situation.  While respecting cultural and historical differences, an ethical politics unites persons within and between countries, and regulates the powers of governance in the name of universal justice. This event will be co-sponsored with UB Humanities Institute.
Presentation of Papers:
1:00 – 2:15pm    Luca Scuccimarra:   ”Migration Crisis and the Rise of Anti-humanitarian Populism in Europe”
2:20 – 3:35pm   Richard Cohen:   “Our Political Triangulation: Liberalism, Socialism and Fascism”
3:40 – 4:55pm    Tito Marci:   “What is Radically Wrong?”
Speakers:
Luca Scuccimarra, Professor of Political Science, Chair of Department of Political Science, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy
Richard A. Cohen, Professor of Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Department of Jewish Thought, University at Buffalo
Tito Marci, Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, Dean of Faculty of Political Sciences, Sociology, Communication, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy

Location: Samuel Friedman Library, 708 Clemens Hall, University at Buffalo

Details

Date:
October 30
Time:
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Organizer

Jamie Farrugia
Phone:
716-645-0757
Email:
jfarrugi@buffalo.edu

Venue

University at Buffalo – Clemens Hall
708 Clemens Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260 United States
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