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Human Rights as Placeholders: A Political Conception of Human Rights between Morality and Law with Regina Kreide
Human Rights as Placeholders: A Political Conception of Human Rights between Morality and Law with Regina Kreide
WhenTuesday, May 2, 2017, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
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Please join us for an important contribution to the practice and theory of human rights "Human Rights as Placeholders: A Political Conception of Human Rights between Morality and Law."

Regina Kreide is a professor of Political and Social Theory and the History of Ideas at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany. She studied Sociology, Political Science, and Philosophy at the University of Cologne, Goethe University in Frankfurt and at Columbia University in New York. In 2001 – 2008 she worked as an assistant professor and senior lecturer of Social Sciences at Goethe University in Frankfurt. She also taught as a Visiting Professor at the Universidad de Antioquia Medellin in Colombia, the University of Zurich in Switzerland, and at UAM Iztapalapa, Mexico City, Mexico. In the fall 2009 she was a visiting associate professor and Theodor Heuss lecturer at the New School for Social Research in New York. She is one of the directors of the Collaborative Research Center “Dynamics of Security” (SFB) and leads a research project on “Roma Minority Formation in Modern European History” (financed by German Research Foundation). She has published widely in international journals on global justice, human rights, international law, and democracy. Her most recent book publications include the Habermas-Handbook, together with Hauke Brunkhorst and Cristina Lafont, Columbia UP 2016 and in Chinese for Social Sciences Academic Press International, forthcoming 2016; Transformation of Democracy: Crisis, Protest, and Legitimation, ed. with Robin Celikates and Tilo Wesche, with Rowman&Littlefield, 2015, and “The Repressed Democracy” 2016 (in German). Her book “Global (In-)Justice?” is forthcoming in 2017.Regina Kreide

Campus locationUW Bothell UW2
Campus roomUW2 Room 141
Event typesLectures/Seminars
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