O University College em Londres sediou um workshop sobre o novo livro da professora de Yale Seyla Benhabib "Dignitiy in Adversity: Human Rights in Troubled Times". Entre os participantes, Laura Valentini, e Richard Bellamy.
- Valentini: "Another Universalism: On the Unity and Diversity of Human Rights"
- Richard Bellamy: "Twilight of Sovereingty or the Emergence of Global Norms"
The language of human rights has become the public vocabulary of our contemporary world. Ironically, as the political influence of human rights has grown, their philosophical justification has become ever more controversial.