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Globalizing Minority Right: Cosmopolitanism, Global Institutions, and Cultural Justice

Serena Parekh, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director, PPE Program

GMR (2016-2020) project aims to develop a cosmopolitan approach to the conceptualization, justification, and implementation of minority rights, and to test this theoretical framework on three case studies: minorities in the developing world, indigenous peoples, and refugees. This project is funded by the Research Council of Norway and lead by Prof. Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen and Associate Prof. Annamari Vitikainen Department of Philosophy, UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Serena Parekh, Northeastern University, is a main researcher on the project, and the Northeastern Ethics Institute will host a 2 day international conference in 2019-20 on the topic of Global Structural Injustice as part of it.

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