The Past, Present and Future of Human Rights

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Beskrivning

Symposium arranged at the University of Gothenburg on the history and future of human rights, on 25-26 May, 2021.

Against the background of rampant economic inequality, increased social polarization and the rise of authoritarian populism, the Symposium aimed to revisit the role and status of human rights.

Speakers
• Professor Samuel Moyn, Yale University

• Associate Professor Jessica Whyte, University of New South Wales

• Professor John Milbank, University of Nottingham, UK

• Assistant Professor Igor Shoikhedbrod, University of Toronto

• Professor Lena Halldenius, Lunds universitet

• Professor Elena Namli, Uppsala Universitet

Organizers: Johan Söderberg (Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science), Tomas Wedin (Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion), and Carl Wilén (The Department of Sociology and Work Science).

The project was funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, and the department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion, the Department of Sociology and Work Science, and the department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, at the University of Gothenburg.
Period2021 maj 252021 maj 26
VidGöteborgs universitet, Sverige
OmfattningInternationell