Onora O'Neill will deliver the Second Annual T.M.C. Asser Lecture on 8 December 2016

Published 10 November 2016

The Second Annual T.M.C. Asser Lecture on Accountable Institutions, Trustworthy Cultures will be delivered by Onora O'Neill (University of Cambridge/House of Lords, UK) at the Gotische Zaal in The Hague.

Onora O’Neill combines writing on political philosophy and ethics with a range of public activities.  She comes from Northern Ireland and has worked mainly in Britain and the US.  She was Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge from 1992-2006 and Hon Professor of Philosophy in the University of Cambridge. She was President of the British Academy from 2005-9, chaired the Nuffield Foundation from 1998-2010, and has been a crossbench member of the House of Lords since 2000 (Baroness O’Neill of Bengarve). She chaired the UK’s Equality and Human Rights Commission from 2012-16, and is currently on the boards of the Medical Research Council and the Banking Standards Review. She lectures and writes on justice and ethics, and in particular on the work of Immanuel Kant. Recent publications also address questions about accountability and trust, justice and borders, the future of universities, the quality of legislation and the ethics of communication.

8 December 2016

15.30– 17.30hrs, followed by a reception

Registration is mandatory, as a limited number of seats are available. Please register at: www.asser.nl/AsserLecture2016

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