In recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of
Human Rights, the Rutgers Institute for Law and Philosophy, based at
the Rutgers Law School in Camden, New Jersey, will host a one-day
conference on Human Rights in Theory and Practice on Friday, October
The first panel, on the philosophical foundations of human rights,
will consist in presentations by James Griffin (Rutgers-New Brunwick),
James Nickel (Arizona State), and Joseph Raz (Columbia/Oxford).
The second panel, on human rights in politics and political
philosophy, will consist in presentations by Charles Beitz
(Princeton), Allen Buchanan (Duke), and Thomas Pogge (Yale).
The final panel, on human rights in law and legal practice, will
consist in presentations by Roger Clark (Rutgers-Camden), Philip
Harvey (Rutgers-Camden), Mattias Kumm (NYU), and Beth Stephens
Schedule and registration details are here: