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International Workshop: "Human Rights Between Facts and Norms"


On May 7, 2019 an international workshop held at the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen and hosted by FGMM-member Regina Kreide is dedicated to questions on "Human Rights Between Facts and Norms".



2:00–2:15 pm

Welcome & Introduction – Regina Kreide (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen)


2:15–3:15 pm

Overcoming Fear of Metaphysics on the Road to Substantive Realism about Human Rights and Other Normative Truth – William Talbott (University of Washington Seattle)


3:15–4:15 pm

Human Rights Beyond Naturalism or why "Equality" is not a right but an Axiom – Arnd Pollmann (Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin)


                    Chair & Discussant: Jürgen Bast (FGMM-member, JLU Giessen)


4:15–4:45 pm

Tea and Coffee Break


4:45–5:45 pm

Is Migration a Challenge for Cosmopolitan Political Philosophy? – Andreas Niederberger (Duisburg-Essen University)


5:45–6:45 pm

Just War Theory and the Challenge of Changing Techniques and Practices of War – Nadia Mazouz (Philipps University Marburg)


6:45–7:45 pm

Humanitarian Intervention and Human Rights: The Case of Venezuela – Francisco Cortés Rodas (University of Antioquia, Medellìn)


                    Chair & Discussant: Michaela Hailbronner (FGMM-member, JLU Giessen)


8:00 pm

End of Workshop


Location: Zeughaus Senckenbergstraße 3, seminar room 3, Giessen