Professor Thomas Pogge will be giving a talk at the University of Birmingham on Friday 10 May. Professor Pogge is one of the leading experts on global ethics. He is the Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs at Yale University and also the director of the Global Justice Programme at Yale's MacMillan Centre. His recent books include John Rawls: His Life and Theory of Justice (OUP 2007), World Poverty and Human Rights: Cosmopolitan Responsibilities and Reforms (2nd ed., Polity 2008), and Politics as Usual: What Lies Behind the Pro-Poor Rhetoric (Polity 2010).
This event has been organised by Academics Stand against Poverty's Birmingham group and the Birmingham branch of the Giving What We Can project. The talk will be followed by an interview of Professor Pogge by the students and wine will be served after the Q&A. The location of the talk will be announced later.