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Max Weber Fellows June Conference Keynote Lecture - Baroness Onora O'Neill (Emeritus Professor - University of Cambridge): Ethics Without Justice: A 20th Century Innovation?

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  • Fri 14 Jun 2019 11.00 - 12.30
  Add to Calendar 2019-06-14 11:00 2019-06-14 12:30 Europe/Paris Max Weber Fellows June Conference Keynote Lecture - Baroness Onora O'Neill (Emeritus Professor - University of Cambridge): Ethics Without Justice: A 20th Century Innovation?

Onora O’Neill combines writing on political philosophy and ethics with a range of public activities. She comes from Northern Ireland and has worked mainly in Britain and the US. She was Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge from 1992-2006, President of the British Academy from 2005-9, chaired the Nuffield Foundation from 1998-2010, has been a crossbench member of the House of Lords since 2000 (Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve). She has chaired the UK’s Equality and Human Rights Commission from 2012-16 and served on of the Medical Research Council and the Banking Standards Board until 2018. She lectures and writes on justice and ethics, accountability and trust, justice and borders, as well as on the future of universities, the quality of legislation and the ethics of communication. She has been awarded the Kant Prize, the Holberg Prize and the Berggruen Prize.

The Lecture will be introduced by Eniola Soyemi (MW Fellow, SPS).

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  Refectory, Badia Fiesolana

Onora O’Neill combines writing on political philosophy and ethics with a range of public activities. She comes from Northern Ireland and has worked mainly in Britain and the US. She was Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge from 1992-2006, President of the British Academy from 2005-9, chaired the Nuffield Foundation from 1998-2010, has been a crossbench member of the House of Lords since 2000 (Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve). She has chaired the UK’s Equality and Human Rights Commission from 2012-16 and served on of the Medical Research Council and the Banking Standards Board until 2018. She lectures and writes on justice and ethics, accountability and trust, justice and borders, as well as on the future of universities, the quality of legislation and the ethics of communication. She has been awarded the Kant Prize, the Holberg Prize and the Berggruen Prize.

The Lecture will be introduced by Eniola Soyemi (MW Fellow, SPS).


Location:
Refectory, Badia Fiesolana

Affiliation:
Max Weber Programme

Type:
Lecture

Contact:
Francesca Grassini (EUI - Max Weber Programme) - Send a mail

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