Law and Philosophy Workshop
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