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‘Cosmopolitanism; Past and Future’ conference

Department of Sociology, Universityof Liverpool

18-19 November 2005

 

Friday 18 November 2005

 

Introduction

Robert Fine, Vivienne Boon

 

Session 1

Chair: Gerard Delanty

Ulrich Beck (University of Munich, Germany) - Cosmopolitanism - Europe's Way out of Crisis

 

Session 2

Chair: Charles Turner

Nick Stevenson (University of Nottingham) – European Cosmopolitan Solidarity: Questions of Citizenship, Difference and Post-Materialism

 

Vivienne Boon (University of Liverpool, UK) –

Cosmopolitan constellation(s); Europe’s relation to Otherness

 

Session 3

Chair: Matthew David

Gerard Delanty (University of Liverpool) – Cosmopolitanism and Global History

 

Maria Pia Lara (University Autonóma Metropolitana, Mexico) –

Meanings of Cosmopolitanism from a 1st and 3rd world perspective

 

Saturday 19 November 2005

 

Session 4

Chair: William Smith

Nikos Papastergiadis (University of Melbourne, Australia) – Cosmopolitanism and the question of fear and violence

 

Natan Sznaider (Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo, Israel) - The Ambivalence of Hannah Arendt's Jewish Cosmopolitanism

 

David Hirsh and Robert Fine (University of Goldsmiths, University of Warwick, UK) – Cosmopolitanism and anti-zionism

 

Session 5

Chair: Vivienne Boon

 

Daniel Chernilo (University Alberto Hurtado , Chile) – cosmopolitanism and classical sociology

 

Isabel Estrada Carvalhais (University of Minho, Portugal) Reconfiguring the nation

 

Session 6

Chair: Robert Fine

 

Alessandro Ferrara (University of Rome, Italy) –Cosmopolitanism and Judgement

 

William Smith (University of Warwick, UK) –Cosmopolitanism and Deliberative Democracy