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Human Dignity - Theory and Practice

Exploring recent work on human dignity

Friday, April 28, 2023 –
Saturday, April 29, 2023
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This event is free


Social Justice Centre


S Annex
2145 Mackay
Room 201



Human Dignity: Theory and Practice

McGill University and Concordia University, in collaboration with Groupe de recherche interuniversitaire en philosophie politique (GRIPP), Le Centre de recherche en Éthique (CRÉ), and Concordia’s Social Justice Centre is excited to announce our upcoming conference “Human Dignity: Theory and Practice.”

The conference will be hosted at Concordia’s Social Justice Centre and McGill University from April 28-29, 2023.

The purpose of the conference is to explore recent work on human dignity.

Questions of topical relevance are those regarding the relationship between dignity and (anti-discrimination) law, the (metaphysical/political) grounds of dignity, the relationship between dignity and (relational) equality, the history of the concept of human dignity, skepticism and/or criticism regarding the functional role that dignity-talk plays in moral and political discourse, Kant’s theory of human dignity, religious conceptions of dignity, etc.

Confirmed speakers so far:

More information will be announced closer to the event.

Location / How to join us    

On Friday April 28, the conference will take place at Concordia University. In the Webster Library Building (Pavillion J.W. McConnell Bldg, 1400 Maisonneuve West) in Room LB-322 (on the 3rd floor). Food will be served in LB-361.

On Saturday April 29, the second day of the conference will take place at McGill University (855 Sherbrooke West) in the Leacock Building (LEA 429).

Contact us

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The Call for paper closed on March 1, 2023.


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