Interdisciplinary Conference
on the Theory and Practice of Equality
CONFERENCE HOME | SCHEDULE
   
     
     
THURSDAY, APRIL 1
Location: Taubman Building, 5th floor, rooms A, B, C
   
9 am - 10:30 am
   
 
Disability in a Society of Equals
   
    Chair:   Sarah Song
     

MIT - Department of Political Science

    Speaker: Jonathan Wolff

University College London - Department of Philosophy

    Commentator: Frances Kamm

Harvard University - Kennedy School of Government

         

10:45 am - 12:15 pm

 

Equality of Functionings
   
    Chair: Ingrid Robeyns

University of Amsterdam - Department of Political Science

    Speaker: Marc Fleurbaey

Universite de Pau - UFR de Droit, Economie, Gestion

    Commentator: Dan Hausman

University of Wisconsin - Department of Philosophy

   
Lunch at the Kennedy School
   

1:45 pm - 3:15 pm

 
Aspects of Individual Freedom in Sen
   
    Chair: Jane Mansbridge

Harvard University - Kennedy School of Government

    Speaker: Sabina Alkire

Harvard University - Global Equity Initiative

    Commentator: Peter Vallentyne

University of Missouri, Columbia - Department of Philosophy

   

3:30 pm - 5 pm

 

Homer Gets a Tax Cut:
Inequality and Public Policy in the American Mind
   
    Chair: Nancy Rosenblum

Harvard University - Department of Government

    Speaker: Larry Bartels

Princeton University - WWS

    Commentator: Annabelle Lever

UC London - Philosophy and Public Policy

   
7 pm: Reception and Dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club
 
FRIDAY, APRIL 2
Location: Taubman Building, Wiener Auditorium on Ground Floor
   

9:15 am - 11 am

 

 

When Equality?

   
    Chair: Brian Barry

Columbia University - Political Science Department

    Speaker: Thomas Scanlon

Harvard University - Department of Philosophy

    Commentator: Jennifer Hochschild

Harvard University - Department of Government

   

11:15 am - 1 pm

 

What Does it Take to Be an Egalitarian About Health?
   
    Chair: Martha Minow

Harvard University - School of Law

    Speaker: Norman Daniels

Harvard University - School of Public Health

    Commentator: Josh Cohen

MIT - Department of Political Science / Philosophy

   
Lunch at the Kennedy School
   

2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

 

Should We Want a World in which Family Background Doesn't Matter?
   
    Chair: Alexander Cappelen

University of Oslo - Economics

    Speaker: Christopher Jencks

Harvard University - Kennedy School of Government

    Commentator: Michael Hout

University of California, Berkeley - Department of Sociology

   

4:30 pm - 6:15 pm

 

Two Models of Equality and Responsibility
   
    Chair: Thomas Christiano

University of Arizona - Philosophy

    Speakers: Michael Blake and Mathias Risse (joint paper)

Harvard University - Kennedy School of Government

  Commentator: Daniel Markovits

Yale Law School

   
Dinner at Harvest
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 3
Location: Littauer Building, Room 140
   

9:15 am - 11 am

 
Choice, Circumstance, and the Value of Equality
   
    Chair: Arthur Applbaum

Harvard University - Kennedy School of Government

    Speaker: Samuel Scheffler

University of California, Berkeley - Department of Philosophy

    Commentator: Richard Arneson

University of California, San Diego - Department of Philosophy

   

11:15 am - 1 pm

 

Race and Distribution:
A Solution to the Problem of American Exceptionalism
   
    Chair: Robert Hockett

Yale University - Law School

    Speaker: John Roemer & Woojin Lee

Yale University - Department of Political Science & Economics

    Commentator: Michael Wallerstein

Northwestern University - Department of Political Science

   
Lunch at the Kennedy School
   

2:30 pm - 4:15 pm

 

Children, School, and Equality of Opportunity
   
    Chair: Dan Brock

Harvard University - Harvard Medical School

    Speaker: Debra Satz

Stanford University - Department of Philosophy

    Commentator:

Stefan Gosepath

Universität Potsdam - Institut für Philosophie

   

4:30 pm - 6:15 pm

 

Justice and Insurance
   
    Chair: Veronique Munoz-Dardé

UC London - Philosophy

    Speaker: Andrew Williams

University of Reading - Department of Philosophy

    Commentator: Bertil Tungodden

Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration - Department of Economics

Final Dinner in the Allison Dining Room, Kennedy School of Government
 

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