Coming Event!


Venue: Barnard College, Columbia University, Diana Center 504

Saturday, May 7

1-1:30pm: Welcome and Introduction


Çiğdem Çıdam (Union College): Radical Democracy without Risks? Habermas on Constitutional Patriotism and Civil Disobedience

Jeff Flynn (Fordham University): Guardians of Legitimacy: Habermas on Civil Disobedience

chair: Sara Gebh (New School for Social Research)

3:30-4pm – coffee break


Erin Pineda (University of Chicago): Civil Disobedience, Civil Rights, and American Exceptionalism

Alexander Livingston (Cornell University): Reconstructing Civil Disobedience: Pragmatism and Making Problems Public

chair: César Cabezas Gamarra (Columbia University)

Sunday, May 8


Candice Delmas (Northeastern University): The Ethics of Hacktivism

Daniel Markovits (Yale Law School): Resisting Economic Inequality

chair: Bernardo Caycedo (University of Amsterdam)

12:30-2 pm – lunch break


Ayten Gündoğdu (Barnard, Columbia University): Declarations of a Right to Have Rights

Robin Celikates (University of Amsterdam): Democratizing Disobedience: The Case of Irregular Migration

chair: Natasha Basu (University of Amsterdam)

4-4:30pm: closing remarks

Co-sponsored by the Philosophy Department, Barnard College, Columbia University & the VIDI-Project “Transformations of Civil Disobedience” (University of Amsterdam)
For registration and further information please email Robin Celikates: