International Workshop on Recognition and Solidarity

International Workshop on Recognition and Solidarity
Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies
Fabianinkatu 24, seminar room, ground floor.

This workshop will discuss social aspects of human existence, and the topics
of solidarity and mutual recognition at interpersonal, societal and global

Free admission. Welcome!


Monday 17 December
Susanna Lindberg (Helsinki): Mutual Recognition and Heidegger’s Mitsein
Comment: Sara Heinämaa (Helsinki)
Heikki Ikäheimo (Frankfurt/Jyväskylä): Towards a Normative Ontology of
Personhood – Recognition as an Ethical and Ontological Concept

Jonathan Seglow (Royal Holloway, London): Respect and Citizenship
Cillian McBride (Belfast): Respect, Recognition and Liberal Nationalism

Shane O’Neill (Belfast): Recognition and Redistribution in Theories of
Justice Beyond the State
Simon Derpmann (Cologne): Solidarity as a Moral Principle

Tuesday 18 December
10.30 – 13.30
Nick Smith (Macquarie) & Arto Laitinen (Helsinki): Charles Taylor on
Susanne Dahlgren (Helsinki): Charles Taylor and the Middle East
Closing panel: Mutual Recognition and Solidarity?

Further information: Arto Laitinen, arto.laitinen[AT]