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24-25 September 2019




NOVA Law School


24-25 September 2019


NOVA Law School, NOVA University of Lisbon 

Campus de Campolide 18, 1099-032 Lisbon, Portugal

Room 10


This conference aims at bringing together scientists of different research fields from the social, human and medical sciences, as well as representatives of various civil associations, sharing a common interest in classic and contemporary issues of identity and culture, as well as of the role of law in dealing with these issue.

Tha participants will discuss in the conference the following topics:

-  Individual and social aspects of the psychological construction of identity;

-  Foreigners, refugees, immigrants, stateless persons, displaced persons, minorities, “groups”

-  Forms of invisibility, discrimination, persecution and violence against “groups”

- Theories on interculturality, multiculturality, cultural transfer, translation, gender etc.

-  Principles and systems for the protection of fundamental rights and human rights (at national, regional and universal levels) in the face of these issues.


This conference is financed by national funds through the FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (Foundation for Science and Technology, Public Institution, Portugal) within the project Cosmopolitanism: Justice, Democracy and Citizenship without Borders  - PTDC/FER-FIL/30686/2017

This event endorses and promotes the UN Sustainable Development Goals by raising awareness and reflexivity and by advancing a vision of a just world. Particularly the following goals are envisaged: Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere; Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries; Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts;  Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels;  Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.

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Cosmopolitanism: Justice, Democracy and Citizenship

without borders

FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P, Portugal



Organizing Committee:

Jeovet Baca Virgínia, Chair

Soraya Nour Sckell

Tamara Caraus

Cosmopolitanism: Justice, Democracy and Citizenship without Borders

FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P, Portugal




NOVA Law School, NOVA University of Lisbon

Campus de Campolide 18

1099-032 Lisboa, Portugal

Tel.: + 351 21 384 74 00 

Fax: + 351 21 384 74 70

Centre of Philosophy

Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon 

Alameda da Universidade

1600-214  Lisboa, Portugal

Tel.: + 351 21 792 00 91 

Fax: + 351 21 792 00 91

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