The Euston Manifesto Conference

‘Solidarity and Rights: The Euston Manifesto one year on’

The Euston Manifesto Group will stage a one-day conference at SOAS (The School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London, on 30 May 2007. The event will be hosted with the help of the SOAS Centre for Jewish Studies and take place in the Khalili Lecture Theatre, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H OXG.

If you would like a ticket, please send an email to: conference

Tickets are 5.50 GBP (plus donation at your discretion). You can pay by PayPal or by cheque made payable to ‘the Euston Manifesto Group’.

The meeting starts at 2.00 pm and continues into the evening (till 9.30 pm). The final speaker will be Michael Walzer. Each session will begin with the presentation of a short paper, which will be followed by open (chaired) discussion. Here is the full programme:

14.00 - 15.00: Norman Geras, University of Manchester, ‘Deficits of International Law’

15.00 - 15.30: Break

15.30 - 16.30: Shalom Lappin, King’s College London, ‘Multiculturalism and Democracy’

16.30 - 17.00: Break

17.00 - 18.00: Fred Halliday, London School of Economics, ‘Solidarities Simple and Complex’

18.00 - 19.00: Break for dinner

19.00 - 20.00: Eve Garrard, Keele University, ‘The Academic Boycott: Justifications, Objections, Explanations’

20.00 - 20.15: Break

20.15 - 21.30: Michael Walzer, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, ‘Terrorism and Just War’

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