Lovanium Seminar in Ethics and Public Policy

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Exploitation, Exclusion and Discrimination

Lovanium Seminar in Ethics and Public Policy 2011-12

Toon Vandevelde (KULeuven), Philippe Van Parijs (UCL), Nicholas Vrousalis (KULeuven)

Thursday October 13, 2011 (10.30 – 17.00, Dupriez 144, 3 Place Montesquieu, LLN)

10.30 – 11.00: Toon Vandevelde, Philippe Van Parijs, Nicholas Vrousalis: practical organization
11.00 – 13.00: Philippe Van Parijs: An Overview of Contemporary Political Philosophy
13.00 – 14.00: lunch
14.00 – 15.30: Nicholas Vrousalis: Exploitation: Concepts and Theories, Part I
15.30 – 17.00: General discussion introduced by Toon Vandevelde and Philippe Van Parijs

Thursday November 10, 2011 (10.30 – 17.00, Room S, Institute of Philosophy, Kard. Mercierplein, 2, Leuven)

10.30 – 12.30: Nicholas Vrousalis (KULeuven): Exploitation: Concepts and Theories, Part II
12.30 – 13.30: lunch
13.30 – 15.00: Gijs van Donselaar (Universiteit van Amsterdam): Social policy and the right to exploit
15.30 – 17.00: General discussion introduced by Philippe Van Parijs and Nicholas Vrousalis

Thursday November 24, 2011 (10.30 – 17.00, Room S, Institute of Philosophy, Kard. Mercierplein, 2, Leuven)

10.30 – 12.30: Axel Gosseries (UCL): An egalitarian assessment of anti-discrimination law
12.30 – 13.30: lunch
13.30 – 15.00: Bea Cantillon (Universiteit Antwerpen): Social policy and the duty of insertion
15.30 – 17.00: General discussion introduced by Yannick Vanderborght (tbc) and Nicholas Vrousalis

Thursday December 8, 2011 (10.30 – 17.00, Dupriez 144, 3 Place Montesquieu, LLN)

10.30 – 12.30: Filip Dorssemont (UCL): Non-discrimination versus worker protection
12.30 – 13.30: lunch
13.30 – 15.00: Isabelle Ferreras (UCL): Exploitation and alienation at work in post-industrial capitalism – and what to do about it
15.30 – 17.00: General discussion introduced by Toon Vandevelde and Nicholas Vrousalis