A workshop on relational egalitarianism and the workplace.

  • When: 2-5 June 2021
  • Where: Online (Register by clicking here)
  • Host Institutions: Elfenworks Center of SEBA at Saint Mary’s College of California and the Zicklin Center at the Wharton School

Keynote Speakers:

Nien-hê Hsieh (Harvard), “What is special about work?”

Niko Kolodny (Berkeley), “Is there an objection to workplace hierarchy?”

Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (Aarhus), “Workplace discrimination, relational equality, and the comparative view”

Debra Satz (Stanford), “The case for democratizing work”


Workshop Participants:

Brian Berkey (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), “Relational egalitarianism, institutionalism, and workplace hierarchy”

Michael Cholbi (University of Edinburgh), “Justice in human capital”

Nicolas Cornell (University of Michigan), “Exploitation”

Iñigo González-Ricoy (University of Barcelona), “Self-employment and independence”

Julian Jonker (Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania), “The workplace as a political institution”

Clara Lingle (New York University), “Scanlon on status inequality”

Pierre-Yves Néron (Université Catholique de Lille, ESPOL), “Seeing like a firm: working as equals and the challenge of conservatism”

Grant Rozeboom (Saint Mary’s College of California), “Good enough for equality”

David Silver (University of British Columbia), “Hobby Lobby and the moral relationship between employers and employees”

Sabine Tsuruda (Queen’s University), “Workplace democracy”