Frankfurt-Ottawa Workshop on "Normative Perspectives on Labour Immigration"


June 6, 2016

Goethe University Frankfurt
Westend Campus, Normative Orders Building 5.01
Organized by the Chair of International Political Theory, Excellence Cluster Normative Orders, Goethe University Frankfurt and the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa
Convenors: Eszter Kollár (Frankfurt) and Patti Tamara Lenard (Ottawa)


8:30 - 9:00: Registration

9:00 - 9:15: Welcome

9:15 - 11:00: Session 1
Chair: Eszter Kollár
Christian Barry (ANU)
Immigration Policy, Global Justice, and the Problem of Second-Best

Comments: Darrel Moellendorf (Frankfurt)
Patti Tamara Lenard (Ottawa)
Injustice and High-skilled "Temporary" Labour Migration in Receiving Societies

Comments: Alasia Nuti (York/Frankfurt)
11:00 - 11:30: Coffee break
11:30 - 13:00: Session 2
Chair: Patti Tamara Lenard (Ottawa)
Eszter Kollár (Frankfurt) 
Fair Terms of Benefiting from Skills across Borders

Comments: Julian Culp (Frankfurt)
Paul Bou-Habib (Pompeu Fabra/Essex) 
Skilled Immigration and Exploitation

Comments: Merten Reglitz (Frankfurt)

13:00 - 14:00: Lunch
14:00 - 15:30: Session 3
Chair: Daniel Callies
Dimitrios Efthymiou (Frankfurt)
Is Skills-selective Immigration in the EU Justifiable?

Comments: Isaac Taylor (Frankfurt)
Oliviero Angeli (Dresden)
Immigration Fees: A Defense

Comments: Lisa Herzog (Frankfurt)
15:30 - 16:00: Coffee break
16:00 - 18:15: Session 4
Chair: Darrel Moellendorf (Frankfurt)
Luara Ferracioli (Amsterdam) 
Refugees, the Right to Exit and the Brain Drain

Comments: Luke Ulaş (Frankfurt)
David Owen (Southampton) 
Are Tragedy and Compulsion the only options? Justice, Unilateralism, and a Global Regime for High Skilled Migration

Comments: Melissa Williams (Toronto/Frankfurt)
Closing remarks: Ayelet Shachar (MPI Göttingen) 
18:15 – 19:30: Reception
Participation is free and open to all. Registration is necessary and available until room capacity. Please, register with