International Conference: “The Political Role of Moral Emotions”

Posted On November 3, 2021
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International Conference

“The Political Role of Moral Emotions”

At the University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

June 23-24, 2022.

Cosponsors: Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics at Georgia State University, USA

Department of Political Science and International Relations of the University of Geneva


Featured speakers

  1. Carla Bagnoli (Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia), Blaming: a pluralist and dynamic account
  2. Antti Kauppinen (University of Helsinki): Emotions and Echo Chambers
  3. Victoria McGeer (Princeton University and Australian National University): Restoring dignity: Institutional humiliation and the work of apology
  4. Colleen Murphy (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign): Contempt, Political Divisions, and Transitional Justice


Confirmed invited speakers

  1. Gustavo Beade (Universidad Austral de Chile), Emotions, Punishment and Human Rights Violations: A Defense of the ‘Trials from within the Community’
  2. Michael Cholbi (University of Edinburgh), Shared Grief as a Catalyst for Solidarity and Social Justice
  3. Romy Eskens (Stockholm University), Gratitude as a Justification for Partiality Towards Combatants in Humanitarian Interventions
  4. Jakob Huber (Goethe University Frankfurt/Main), What is democratic hope?
  5. Max F. Kramer (University of Arizona), Moral anger, empathy, and solidarity
  6. Laura Luz Silva (University of Antwerp), The Efficacy of Anger: Retribution and Recognition


Conference program and registration information.