Call for Papers: The Ethics of War – Stockholm, Sweden

Written by OSULEGALSCHOLARSHIP   // July 3, 2013   // Comments Off

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The Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War and Peace will host the Ethics of War in the 21st Century May 24-25, 2014. The conference will emphasize how just war theory has evolved since 9/11. Suggested paper topics include the following

  • Theoretical approaches to just war theory, such as cosmopolitanism, reductivism, collectivism, and pacifism
  • Humanitarian intervention
  • Civil war and arming uprisings
  • Weapons and technology
  • Terrorism and just war theory
  • Legitimate authority
  • The moral status of non-state combatants
  • War and international law
  • Conscientious refusal
  • Preventive war, especially with respect to nuclear proliferation

Deadline: December 1, 2013. Papers of no more than 5000 words (excluding references), suitable for a 30 minute presentation, should be submitted to helen.frowe[@]philosophy.su.se. Papers should include an abstract of no more than 250 words and be prepared for blind review please include name, affiliation and contact details in the body of the email. Please also indicate in the submission email whether you would be willing to act as a respondent if your paper is not accepted for the conference. There are plans to put together a journal special issue from selected papers. Please indicate in your email whether you would like your paper considered for publication as part of this issue. im

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