Conferences and Workshops

Global Ethics Day

Date: Thursday October 16

For more information or to participate in the Global Ethics Day, contact Meghan Sullivan.

Global Policy Workshop

Date: November 6th and 7th 2014

For more information or to participate in the Global Ethics Day, contact Lynette Sieger


The Division of Global Affairs (DGA), Rutgers Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA), The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, & The Student Association of Global Affairs present: The Global Ethics Conference

October 24, 2013

The Student Association of Global Affairs,  in cooperation with the Rutgers Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs (GAIA), and the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs hosted the DGA Global Ethics Conference on October 24, 2013.

The conference brought together established scholars and advanced graduate students to present their ongoing research and offer commentaries in a forum specifically devoted to challenges of promoting global ethics in the 21st century.

Schedule DGA Global Ethics Conference

9:00-9:15: Welcoming by the organizers  (Dana Room)

- Jeff Benvenuto and Debbie Morrison (Rutgers DGA)

- Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud (Director of Rutgers DGA)

9:15-10:15: Panel #1: Governance and Business Ethics (Dana Room)

- Kevin Kolben (Rutgers Business School), The Chains that Bind

- Lynette Sieger (Rutgers DGA), Legitimacy in Global Governance

- James Abruzzo (Rutgers Business School) (commenter)

10:30-11:30: Panel #2: Gender and Security (Dana Room)

- Melina Lito (Global Action to Prevent War), Ethical Considerations in the Women Peace & Security Agenda: A Focus on Justice and Accountability

- Lionel Wynter (Rutgers DGA), The Women’s Peace Movement in Liberia in a Comparative Perspective

- Joanna Regulska (Rutgers Women’s and Gender Studies) (commenter)

11:30-1:15  Lunch and Keynote Address (Dana Room)

- Alexander Laban Hinton (Rutgers DGA), Justice in the Vernacular: Culture and Ethics at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal

1:30-2:30: Panel #3: War, Conflict, and Genocide (Dana Room)

- Edwin Daniel Jacob (Rutgers DGA), The Ethics of (Selective) Intervention: Why Libya and Not Syria?

- Laura Cohen (Rutgers DGA), The Impact of Genocide on Ethics, International Relations, and Atrocity Prevention

- Adil Ahmad Haque (Rutgers School of Law) (commenter)

2:45-3:45: Panel #4: Environment (Dana Room)

- John Ottomanelli (Rutgers DGA), Ethics, Equity, and Urbanization: Environmental Governance in a Global Era

- Jeff McMahan (Rutgers Philosophy), Respect for Animals

- Jeff Sebo (NYU Philosophy) (commenter)

4:00-5:00: Panel #5: Bioethics and Technology  (Dana Room)

- Collin O’Neil (NYU Center for Bioethics), International Clinical Trials and the Doctrine of Double Effect

- Saman Mazahreh (Rutgers DGA), The Disarray in the Regulatory Approval Process for Introducing New Medicines to Patients around the World

- Francis Barchi (Rutgers School of Social Work) (commenter)

5:00-7:00: Dinner (Center for Law and Justice)