The ethics of home conference: final programme

Programme: The Ethics of Home: Patriotism, Cosmopolitanism and Alienation


June 1-3, 2022

The Centre for Ethics as Study in Human Value, University of Pardubice



Day 1, Wednesday 1st of June  

13:00–13:30 Registration and welcome address / Coffee

13:30–14:30 Keynote 1: Gerry Simpson: Home and Away: Some Thoughts on Internationalism


14:45–15:30 Alfred Archer: Consigning to History

15:30–16:15 Vladimir Lukic/Patrick Keenan: Imagining the past and the present


16:30–17:15 Laura Candiotto: Becoming Native

17:15-18:00 Swain Daniel Rosenhaft: John Berger on migrant workers and the mystification of (not) belonging

18:00 Wine reception

19:00 Dinner:


Day 2, Thursday 2nd of June

9:30–11:00 Keynote 2, Raimond Gaita: “We will decide who comes to this country” (Australian PM 2001)


11:15–12:00 Kamila Pacovská: Home as a place of evil

12:00–12:45 Joel Backström: Love and Capital

12:45–14:15 Lunch

14:15–15:00 John Min/Marián Sekerák: Patriotism(s) as a response to current populism(s): A critical investigation

15:00–15:45 Rhianwen Daniel: Consolidating National Culture’s Objectivity by means of Linguistic Relativity


16:00–16:45 Olli Lagerspetz: Waste: the Ethics and the Form of Life

19:00 Dinner


 Day 3, Friday 3rd of June

10:00-11:00 Keynote 3, Désirée Lim: Non-citizens and the demands of social equality


11:15–12:00 Amy Sepinwall: Citizen Responsibility, Reparations, and Protest 

12:00–12:45 Antony Fredriksson: Walking in the same tracks: Being guided in an alien place

12:45–14:15 Lunch

14:15–15:00 Pilar Lopez Cantero: Travel and cosmopolitan motivation


15:15–16:15 Keynote 4, Naomi Scheman: The Politics of Homemaking: Leaving, Staying, and Starting Anew