Exploitation Workshop: Programme

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Manchester workshops in Political Theory
August 31 – September 2, 2011

Convened by Adina Preda and Nicholas Vrousalis

Session 1, 31/08: What is exploitation?

Chair: Nicholas Vrousalis

14.00 – 15.10
Exploitation in the Liberal Capitalist State (abstract)
Mark Reiff (Manchester)

15.10 – 16.20
What is Exploitation? (abstract)
Roberto Veneziani (Queen Mary, London)

16.20 – 17.30
Liberal vs. Marxian Perspectives on Exploitation (abstract)
Paul Warren (Florida)

Session 2, 01/09: Exploitation and Fairness

Chair: Adina Preda

9.00 – 10.10
Exploitation and Unfairness (abstract)
Wendy van der Neyt (Edinburgh)

10.10 – 11.20
Marxism, Equality and Exploitation (abstract)
John Filling (St John’s, Oxford)

11.20 – 12.30
Exploitation, Equality and the Structure of Proletarian Unfreedom (abstract)
Nicholas Vrousalis (Louvain)

Session 3, 01/09: Who Exploits?

Chair: John Filling

14.00 – 15.10
Who is responsible for exploitation? (abstract)
Benjamin Ferguson (LSE)

15.10 – 16.20
Is exploitation voluntary? (abstract)
Adina Preda (Montreal)

16.20 – 17.30
On Duty (abstract)
Karl Widerquist (Georgetown-Qatar)

Session 4, 02/09: Exploitation and the Virtues

Chair: Karl Widerquist

9.00 – 10.10
Exploiting an Individual’s Virtue (abstract)
Rob Lawlor (Leeds)

11.20 – 12.30
Exploiting Gift Givers (abstract)
Sara Belfrage (Stockholm)

Roundtable discussion