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Kant and Global Poverty

Conference Announcement

Theme: Kant and Global Poverty
Type: International Conference
Institution: Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities
Location: Essen (Germany)
Date: 5.–7.10.2017

A three-day conference on global poverty and global justice.

Provisional Program

October 5th

13.30 – 14.45:
Elizabeth Ashford: “The allowing of severe poverty as the discarding
of persons’ lives”

15.00 – 16.15:
Klaus Steigleder: “Kant and positive duties”

16.30 – 17.45:
Corinna Mieth: “World Poverty and positive Duties”

18.00 – 19.15:
Heather Widdows: tba

October 6th

9.30 – 10.45:
Alessandro Pinzani: “Beati Possidentes? Kant on Inequality and

11.00 – 12.15:
Claudia Blöser: “What must we hope? The impact of hope in development

12.30 – 13:45:
Georg Lohman: “Is there a Kantian, republican argument against

13.45: Break

15.00 – 16.15:
Anna Wehofsits: “On Rationalizing”

16.30 – 17.45:
Martin Sticker: “Kant, Emergency and Latitude”

18.00 – 19.15:
Sarah Holtman: “Beneficence and Civic Respect: Some Reflections on
Kantian Citizenship”

October 7th

9.30 – 10.45:
Maike Albertzart: “Kant and fantastic virtue”

11.00 – 12.15:
Reza Mosayebi: “Kant's 'honestas iuridica' and the Poor”

12.30 – 13:45:
Alice Pinheiro Walla: “Right, not Beneficence: Kantian ideas for a
new understanding of Global Justice”

13.45: Break

15.00 – 16.15:
Christoph Bambauer: “Autonomy, Poverty, and Human Rights”

16.30 – 17.45:
Onora O’Neill: “Realism about Justice:  some differences between
Kant's political philosophy and contemporary human rights approaches”

Additional participants and Commentators:
Dieter Schönecker (Siegen)
Gözde Yıldırım (Boğaziçi University, Istanbul)
Lucas Thorpe (Boğaziçi University, Istanbul)
Pauline Kleingeld (Groningen)
Zubeyde Karadağ Thorpe (Hacettepe Üniversity, Ankara)

Corinna Mieth (Ruhr-University Bochum)
Martin Sticker (Trinity College Dublin, Irish Research Council funded

All welcome. Registration is free. Please register your interest by
sending an email to:

For enquiries email Martin Sticker.


Dr. Martin Sticker
Department of Philosophy
Trinity College Dublin
Arts Building
Dublin 2
Email: stickerm(at)