XIX Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy

17-18 Settembre 2021, Pavia

19th Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy

17th and 18th September 2021

On the 17th and 18th of September 2021, the Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Pavia (Italy), under the joint patronage of the Italian Society for Political Philosophy and the Italian Society for Analytic Philosophy, will host the 19th edition of the Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy. The conference is held within the framework of the PhD Program in Philosophy of the North-west Italy Philosophy Consortium (FINO). This two-day conference is meant to offer graduate students an opportunity to present papers, get helpful feedback in a friendly atmosphere, and exchange ideas both with peers and with leading academics in the field of political philosophy.

Link to the final programme


Alessandra Tanesini (Cardiff University)

Gianfranco Pellegrino (LUISS, Rome)


Graduate Speakers:

Adri√°n Herranz Herrer, Pompeu Fabra University,

‚ÄúFreedom, Virtue, Exit, Control of Commonwealth‚ÄĚ

Alec Sault, University of Victoria

‚ÄúEmotion and Expectation‚ÄĚ

Alessandra Antonella Rita Maglie, University of Turin

‚ÄúCapitalism and Care Ethics. Deirdre McCloskey, a ‚Äėpostmodern free-market feminist‚ÄĚ

Annalisa Costella, Erasmus University Rotterdam & Enrico Mattia Salonia, Toulouse School of Economics

‚ÄúRedistribution of Freedom: a Formal Approach‚ÄĚ

Edmund Handby, Australian National University

‚ÄúInterrogating Probability and Conditionality in Pure-Negative Freedom‚ÄĚ

Emanuele Martinelli, University of Zurich

‚ÄúThe politics of blockchain‚ÄĚ

Emma Dore-Horgan, University of Oxford

‚ÄúPunishment and Rehabilitation. Strange Bedfellows?‚ÄĚ

Eric Shoemaker, University of Toronto

‚ÄúThe equal opportunity to be a legislator‚ÄĚ

Francesca Miccoli, University of Milan

‚ÄúLegal Recognition of Unconventional Families in a Liberal State‚ÄĚ

Giulia Balossino, University of Milan

‚ÄúDesert and Responsibility in Distributive Justice‚ÄĚ

Jordan Myers, University of Pittsburgh

‚ÄúVicious and Virtuous Selective Scrutiny‚ÄĚ

Kida Lin, University of Oxford

‚ÄúResponsibility and the Moral Significance of Intervening Agency‚ÄĚ

Lorenzo Testa, University of Pavia

‚ÄúOn Backward-looking Conception of Collective Moral Responsibility‚ÄĚ

Markus Fuchsberger, University of Vienna

‚ÄúCan Ethical Expertise Play a Role in Politics?‚ÄĚ

Patrick James Cowley, Queen’s University

‚ÄúThe Liberal Egalitarian Ethos‚ÄĚ

Pietro Ghirlanda, University of Milan

‚ÄúA Social Contract for the Gig Economy: Insights from Senian Capability Approach‚ÄĚ

Vincent Harting, London School of Economics

‚ÄúCapitalism Is a Cage, But Made Out of What? On Nicholas Vrousalis‚Äô Triadic Account of Structural Domination‚ÄĚ

Virginia De Biasio, University of York

Capabilities and Natural Resources

Vladimir Lukic, University of Pardubice

‚ÄúPolitical Opinion Shaped by the Past: Williamsian Critique of Ethical Nostalgia‚ÄĚ