6th Annual Conference

Aula Grande, Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Pavia, Corso Strada Nuova 65.

Directions: The main entrance to the University is on Corso Strada Nuova 65. The Department can also be accessed from Piazzale Leonardo da Vinci or from Corso Carlo Alberto. Here you can find a map of the City. Here you can find a detailed map of the University quads (on this map, the main staircase up to the Department is marked with a purple cross). The conference room is immediately on the right upon entering the Department.

Guest wireless network: Available through guests’ own institutional Eduroam account.

Workshop Schedule


Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Registration: 14:00 - 15:15

Introductory Remarks: 15:15 - 15:30                             

Session 1: 15:30 - 17:10              
Speaker: Christian List (LSE) and Laura Valentini (LSE), “What normative facts should political theory be about? Philosophy of science meets political liberalism”
Commentator: David Estlund (Brown)
Chair:  Federico Zuolo (University of Genova)

Break: 17:10 - 17:40

Session 2: 17:40 - 19:20               
Speaker: Kimberley Brownlee (U. Warwick), “Getting Rights out of Wrongs”
Commentator: Alice Pinheiro Walla (U. Bayreuth)
Chair:  Luigi Caranti (Università di Catania)

Group Dinner:  20:00
Osteria della Madonna, Via dei Liguri 28


Thursday, June 14, 2018

Session 3: 9:30 - 11:10                                
Speaker: Johann Frick (Princeton), “National Partiality, Immigration, and the Problem of Double-Jeopardy”
Commentator: Anca Gheaus (University of Pompeu Fabra)
Chair:  Tiziana Torresi (University of Adelaide)

Break: 11:10 - 11:40

Session 4: 11:40 - 13:20               
Speaker: Zofia Stemplowska (Oxford), “Duties to the Dead: Is Posthumous Mitigation of Injustice Possible?"
Commentator: Ronen Shnayderman (U. Hamburg)
Chair:  Hillel Steiner (University of Manchester)

Group Lunch13:20 - 14:50
Aula Leoni/Cortile Sforzesco (weather permitting)

Session 5: 14:50 - 16:30              
Speaker: Japa Pallikkathayil (U. Pittsburgh), “Liberal Rights in the Kantian State”

Commentataor: Keith Hyams (U. Warwick)
Chair:  Michele Bocchiola (U. Pavia)

Break: 16:30 - 17:00

Session 6: 17:00 - 18:40                                      
Speaker: Valeria Ottonelli (U. Genova), “The Right to Stay as a Control Right”

Commentator: Adam Swift (U. Warwick)
Chair:  Emanuela Ceva (University of Pavia)

Wine Reception (provided courtesy of Azienda Agricola Montelio): 18.45 - 20.00

Dinner: Left to individuals to organize.


Friday, June 15

Session 7: 9:30 - 11:10                
Speaker: Nils Holtug (U. Copenhagen), “Global Equality and Open Borders”
Commentator: Elisabetta Galeotti (U. Piemonte Orientale)
Chair:  Peter Niesen (University of Hamburg)                                              

Break: 11:10 - 11:40

Session 8: 1:40 - 13:20      
Speaker: Patrick Tomlin (U. Warwick) and Aart van Gils (U. Reading), “Relevance Rides Again? Aggregation and Local Relevance”​
Commentator: Michael Otsuka (LSE)
Chair:  Ian Carter (University of Pavia)

Group Lunch:  13:20 - 14:50
Aula Leoni/Cortile Sforzesco (weather permitting)

Trip to vineyard: For those interested, after lunch, there will be a trip to Montelio, a local vineyard in the nearby wine-growing region of the Oltrepo' Pavese. There will be a guided tour of the vineyard followed by some wine tasting. We will leave at about 3pm and return at about 7pm. The cost will be about 8 euros per head. 

Dinner: Individually arranged, as desired.