1er avril 2011

Venice Academy on Human Rights and Cosmopolitanism

The Venice Academy of Human Rights that will take place from 11 to 16 July in Venice (Italy).

The programme is dedicated to the topic “Human Rights and the Cosmopolitan Idea(L)”. The Academy offers interdisciplinary (Law, Philosophy, Sociology, Political Science, Religious Studies) thematic programmes open to academics, practitioners and Ph.D./J.S.D. students from all over the world. It will include lectures by, inter alia, Professors Abdullahi A. An-Na’im, David Held, Yasuaki Onuma, Boaventura de Sousa Santos and Mary Robinson (Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights). Last year the Academy was honored by the key lecture of the Nobel Prize Laureate Amartya Sen.

The Academy offers the opportunity to participate in high level lectures, seminars and workshops and facilitates exchange of views, ideas and arguments with leading international scholars and other experts. In this environment participants can also present and discuss their "work in progress" such as articles, theses, books, chapters of books or practical projects.

Info : http://www.eiuc.org/veniceacademy

E-Mail : veniceacademy chez eiuc.org

Deadline for Application : 25 April 2011.

Responsable du comité éditorial :

Centre Perelman de l’Université libre de Bruxelles
CP 132 - Av. F. D. Roosevelt 50 - 1050 Bruxelles
Tel. 02/650 38 84 - Fax 02/650 40 07 - e-mail