Law and Philosophy Workshop

Martha Nussbaum
Daniel Guillery

2019-20  Topic: "Immigration and Citizenship"

This workshop will reflect on these important issues with an emphasis on foundational philosophical analysis and the importance of philosophy for law.

October 7:  Organizational meeting with students (no more than 40 minutes); background readings for October 14 will be assigned and procedures for student questions at other meetings will be discussed.

October 14:  Meeting on basic texts and background readings: students only

October 28:  David Weisbach (U of Chicago Law School) will lead, for both faculty and students, an overview of data and economic work on immigration.

November 4:  Joseph Carens,  Political Science, University of Toronto

December 2:  Avner de-Shalit, Political Science, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

January 13:  Seyla Benhabib, Political Science and Philosophy, Yale University; Visiting Professor of Law, Columbia University

JANUARY 15: (WEDNESDAY), NOON: BENHABIB WILL DELIVER THE DEWEY LECTURE, THE ANNUAL MAJOR LAW-PHILOSOPHY LECTURE

January 27:  Aziz Huq, Law, University of Chicago

February 3:  Second student session, background readings on multicultural citizenship

February 10:  Ayelet Shachar, Law, University of Toronto

February 24:  Thom Brooks, Dean of Law, Durham University, UK (and former Immigration advisor to the UK Labor Party under Milliband)

March 30:  Daniel Guillery, Philosophy and Law, U of Chicago

April 13:  Adam Hosein, Philosophy, Northeastern University and Adam Cox, Law, NYU