Tufts Political Theory Workshop

(Please contact me if you would like to attend.)

September 28th and 29th at Fung House. 48 Professors Row, Tufts Campus, Medford MA

Thursday Sept. 28

5 pm “(Un)equal Respect and Agents of Justice”
Benedetta Giovanola, Associate Professor of Moral Philosophy
Department of Political Science, Communication, and International Relations, University of Mascerata, Italy Commentator: Dennis Rasmussen, Associate Professor of Political Science

6:15 pm “The Nature and Design of Robust Institutions”
Speaker: Brian Epstein, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Commentator: Peter Levine, Lincoln-Filene Professor of Citizenship and Public Affairs Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life

7:30 pm Dinner for all participants

Friday, Sept. 29th
9:00 am “Justice, Self-Sufficiency, and Commodious Living: Hobbes’ s Commercial Republic”
Speaker: loannis Evrigenis, Professor of Political Science Commentator: Vickie Sullivan, Professor of Political Science

10:15 am “Grounds for Coverage: Considering the Basis for Entitlements of Immigrants to Health Care”
Speaker: Keren Ladin, Assistant Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine and Occupational Therapy
Commentator: Alecia McGregor, Assistant Professor of Community Health

11:30 am “We, the Mediated People: Unconventional Adaptation in post-Cold War South America”
Speaker: Joshua Braver, Jonathan M. Tisch Post-doctoral Fellow in Political Science Commentator: Abiodun Williams, Director, The Institute for Global Leadership

12:30 pm . Lunch

Sponsored by the Tufts Department of Philosophy, the Department of Political Science, and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life

About Peter

Associate Dean for Research and the Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Tufts University's Tisch College of Civic Life. Concerned about civic education, civic engagement, and democratic reform in the United States and elsewhere.
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