Programme for workshop

1-2 June 2021, University of Helsinki (over Zoom)

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Tuesday 1 June 2021
13:00 Welcome
13:05Keynote: John Broome (University of Oxford)
How much harm does each of us do?
Commentator: Dale Jamieson (NYU)
14:30 Break
14:50Felix Pinkert (University of Vienna)
Joint ability as constraint on many-hands-cases
Commentator: Corey Katz (Georgian Court University)
15:30Seunghyun Song (KU Leuven)
To know, in order to change: Structural-epistemic responsibility to know how one’s small actions lead to big harms
Commentator: Mattias Gunnemyr (Lund University)
16:10Säde Hormio (University of Helsinki)
Responsibility for Social Norms
Commentator: Nicolas Delon (New College of Florida)
16:50 Break
17:10Thomas Christiano (University of Arizona) and Sameer Bajaj (University of Warwick)
The Egalitarian Theory of the Duty to Vote
Commentator: Antti Kauppinen (University of Helsinki)
17:50 Johannes Himmelreich (Syracuse University)
Citizen Responsibility as Associative Responsibility
Commentator: Simo Kyllönen (University of Helsinki)
18:30Saba Bazargan-Forward (UC San Diego)
Cooperation and Authority-Based Accountability
Commentator: Lilian O’Brien (University of Helsinki)
19:10End of Day 1
Wednesday 2 June 2021
13:00 Welcome
13:05Keynote: Christopher Kutz (UC Berkeley)
Comparative Moral Psychology and Climate Change Responsibility
Commentator: Gunnar Björnsson (Stockholm University)
14:30 Break
14:50Chad Lee-Stronach (Northeastern University) and Rory Smead (Northeastern University
Interdependent Conventions and the Possibility of Systemic Change
Commentator: Kai Spiekermann (LSE)
15:30Francisca Wals (University of Groningen)
Can Users Be Blamed for Platform-Mediated Problems?
Commentator: Lukas Fuchs (University College London)
16:10Jan Willem Wieland (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Kantian analysis of collective harms
Commentator: Teemu Toppinen (University of Helsinki)
16:50 Break
17:10Andrea Asker Svedberg (Stockholm University)
The Problem of Collective Impact –An Assessment of Julia Nefsky’s General Solution
Commentator: Jules Salomone-Sehr (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
17:50 Keynote: Julia Nefsky (University of Toronto)
Participation, Progress and Superfluity
Commentator: Maria Lasonen-Aarnio (University of Helsinki)
19:15End of workshop

The workshop is organized as part of the “Complicity: Individual Responsibility in Collective Contexts” -project, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No GAP-839448.

(Programme updated on 18 May 2021)