"On Global Citizenship"

Thu, Apr 21, 2011, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location: 
101 McCormick Hall
Speaker(s): 

James Tully (PhD Cambridge, FRSC, Trudeau Fellow), is the University of Victoria Distinguished Professor in Political Science, Law, Philosophy and Indigenous Governance. He taught political theory and philosophy for many years at McGill University and was the first Jackman Distinguished Professor of Philosophical Studies at the University of Toronto. He works on contemporary political theory and the history of political thought. He is co-editor of the Ideas in Context Series at Cambridge University Press. His publications include An Approach to Political Philosophy, Strange Multiplicity: constitutionalism in an age of diversity, (co-editor) Multinational Democracies, and Public Philosophy in a New Key (2 volumes 2009). There is a ‘dialogue’ on Public Philosophy in Political Theory (February 2011) and his 2010 Oxford Amnesty Lecture on human rights and the politics of non-violence is forthcoming. In 2010 he was awarded Canada’s Killam Prize for the Humanities for his contribution to scholarship and public life. His James A. Moffett ’29 lecture in ethics will draw on the approach to citizenship he develops in Public Philosophy.