Conference Programme, Abstracts and Papers

2nd Global Conference

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Monday 15th March – Wednesday 17th March 2010
Salzburg, Austria


The programme for the conference is available below. Delegates are listed according to the session in which they appear. Clicking on the Session Title will take you to the abstracts (where available) for that session. Each delegate is listed according to their affiliation.

Final Conference Programme

Monday 15th March 2010
from 12.30
Registration

13.30
Welcome and Opening Words
Rob Fisher and Paul Reynolds

14.00
Session 1: Ethics, Disagreement, Democracy

Chair:  Paul Reynolds

Progressive Cannibalism: Progress, Democracy and Ethics
Clara Fischer

The Impunity of Politicians: Rancière, Harvey and the Ethical Turn
John   McSweeney

15.30
Tea

16.00
Session 2: Thinking Ethics
Chair: Clara Fischer

The Ethics of Testimony
Paula Kuffer

Happiness: A Private Refuge or the Construction of a Common House?
Javier Alejandro Camargo Castillo

Abortion from Islamic Ethical Point of View
Serdar Demirel

17.30
Notices/Announcements
Wine Reception

Tuesday 16th March
09.00
Session 3: Ethics and Corruption
Chair: Aaron Vlasak

Teaching “Ethics and Corruption Prevention” to Civil Servants in Germany
Juergen  Klein

Corruption in Nigeria Political System & Holders and Traditional Societal Ethic: Which Way?
Ridwan Yousouph

10.30
Coffee

11.00
Session 4: Ethical Codes and Public Ethics
Chair: Kathryn G. Denhardt

Organizational Ethics Modeling Based On Ethical Practice in Public Life: A Benchmark Approach
Navid Mollaee, Ahmad Ayatinia, Mohammadreza Zarei

Ethical Turn in Contemporary Political Ideas and Actions. How ethical and diplomatic is Policy in our days?
Irina Ionescu

12.30
Lunch

14.00
Session 5: Open Session

This session allows for a break in proceedings in which paper givers can enjoy Salzburg or a comfortable bar and informally develop discussions hitherto with other delegates.

15.30
Coffee

16.00
Session 6: Ethics and the Academy
Chair: Philip M. Nichols

Ethical Challenges in Today’s Higher Education Institutions in Lebanon: A Stakeholder Analysis
Berge J. Traboulsi

Cheating the Academy as Solidarity: a New Theoretical Model
Aaron Vlasak & Louis Colombo

17.30
Sessions End

Wednesday 17th March
09.00
Session 7: Ethics and Politics: Absence and Presence
Chair: Tom Clonan

Transparency Without Ethics?: Institutional Design of the Mexican Transparency (and the effects of the absence of ethics in the model).
Victor S. Peña-Mancillas

Ethical Governance and Public Policy-making from Arab Countries Perspective: Evaluation and Recommendations
Mhamed Biygautane

10.30
Coffee

11.00
Session 8: Ethics and Politics: Trust and Politics
Chair: Kathryn G. Denhardt

Legislators’ Ethics – An International Survey
Alain Noghiu

Why Codes Alone Do Not Create Trust in Government Action:  The Critical Difference between Trustworthy and Trusted
Philip M. Nichols

12.30
Lunch

14.00
Session 9: Ethical Problems
Chair: John McSweeney

Researcher as Whistleblower: The Ethical Challenges Posed by Sensitive Research
Tom Clonan

Consent and Literacy: Paradigm Shifts in the Ethics of Public Life
Paul Reynolds

15.30
Tea

16.00
Session 10: Ethics and Public Understandings
Chair: Paul Reynolds

Codes, Regulations…But No Systematic Accountability for Ethics among Senior Leadership
Kathryn G. Denhardt

The Ethics of Public Understanding and the Public Understanding of Ethics
Mark  Schweda  & Silke Schicktanz

Followed by

Summary/Development Discussion
led by Paul Reynolds

17.45
Conference Close