Humanitarian Ethics & Action Conference, Birmingham

The 3rd Annual Conference of the Centre for the Study of Global Ethics
The University of Birmingham
1st and 2nd June, 2017
Theme: Humanitarian Ethics and Action
Organisers: Jonathan Parry and Jeremy Williams
Confirmed Keynote Speakers:
Simon Caney (Oxford)
Cecile Fabre (Oxford)
Hugo Slim (ICRC)

Plus a Public Lecture by:

Leif Wenar (KCL)
The Centre for the Study of Global Ethics at Birmingham is pleased to announce its next annual conference, on the theme of humanitarian ethics and action (broadly construed).
As in previous years, the conference will feature both invited keynote speakers, speakers selected from a Call For Papers, and a public lecture.
Details of further speakers, the conference venue, and how to register, will be announced in due course. Please visit the conference website for updates, at:
We welcome abstract submissions addressing the conference theme from faculty and graduate students in global and practical ethics, and legal, social and political philosophy/theory.
Abstracts should be 500 words in length, and suitable for presentation in 20 minutes. The deadline for submissions is 1st March 2017. All abstracts will be blind reviewed, so please do ensure that all identifying information is removed.
To submit your abstract, please send (i) the anonymised abstract in .doc or .pdf format, and (ii) a separate document containing author information (name, paper title, email address, affiliation) to

For inquiries about the event or the CFP, please email

Dr. Jonathan Parry

Birmingham Fellow in Global Ethics
Philosophy Department
University of Birmingham
Research Associate
Oxford Institute for the Ethics and Law of Armed Conflict (ELAC)
Affiliated Researcher
Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace (SCEWP)
[Photo credit: Emergency Architects; caption: Pakistan shelter built by Emergency Architects]

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