Responding to Global Poverty– On what the affluent ought to do and what the poor are permitted to do


Helen Frowe (Stockholm University, Sweden)

Holly Lawford-Smith (Sheffield, UK)

Patrick Tomlin (University of Reading, UK)

Alejandra Mancilla (CSMN, UiO)

Kasper Lippert–Rasmussen (University of Aarhus, Denmark)

Garrett Cullity (University of Adelaide, Autstralia)

Thom Brooks (Durham University, UK)

Alec Walen (Rutgers University, USA)

Bashshar Haydar (American University, Beirut)

Matthew Lindauer (Yale, USA)

Ole Koksvik (University of Bergen, Norway)

Christopher Heath Wellman (Washington University, St. Louis, USA)

RJ Leland (Australian National University)

Jeff McMahan (Oxford, UK)

Leif Wenar (Kings College London, UK)

Christian Barry (Australian National University)




Thursday, 28 May



8:30am – 9:00am

Arrival Tea & Coffee

9:00am – 9:10am


9:10am – 10:30am

“Assisting the Poor and Two Types of Emergency”

Bashshar Haydar  (co-authored with Gerhard Øverland)

10:30am – 11:50am

“On Satisfying Duties to Assist”

Holly Lawford-Smith (co-authored with Christian Barry)

11:50am – 12:10pm

Morning Tea

12:10pm – 1:30pm

 “Rectification and Assistance”

Garrett Cullity

1:30pm – 2:30pm


2:30pm – 3:50pm

 “Is Severe Poverty a Just Cause? Øverland on Extraordinary Humanitarian Intervention”

Thom Brooks

3:50pm – 4:10pm

Afternoon Tea

4:10pm – 5:30pm

“Profiting from Poverty”

Ole Koksvik (co-authored with Gerhard Øverland)


Friday 29 May



8:30am – 9:00am

Tea & Coffee

9:00am – 10:20am

 “What the Old Right of Necessity can do for the Contemporary Global Poor”

Alejandra Mancilla

10:20am – 11:40am

 “Pogge, Poverty and War”

Kasper Lippert–Rasmussen

11:40am – 12:00pm

Morning Tea

12:00pm – 1:20pm

 “Moral Judgment and the Duties of Innocent Beneficiaries”

Matthew Lindauer (co-authored with Christian Barry)

1:20pm – 2:30pm


2:30pm – 3:50pm

 “On the fundamental connection between property and deontology”

Alec Walen

3:50pm – 4:10pm

Afternoon Tea

4:10pm – 5:30pm

 “Giving Rise to Cost and the Doing, Allowing, Enabling Distinction”

Christian Barry (co-authored with Gerhard Øverland)





Christian Barry
Published Nov. 10, 2014 9:50 AM - Last modified May 27, 2015 11:48 AM