October 20-23, 2015 the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs (CCEIA) hosted its annual Global Ethics Fellows Conference. Division of Global Affairs Director Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud, CCEIA Global Ethics Fellow, and Global Affairs doctoral students Sabrina Axster and Lynette E. Sieger, CCEIA Ethics Fellows for the Future, attended.
This year’s conference theme was “An Ethical Dialogue Between Asia and the West: Philosophical Traditions, Moral Contentions, and the Future of U.S.-Asia Relations”.
Wednesday October 21st was dedicated to presentations by Global Ethics Fellows. Dr. Coicaud presented “Normative Foundations of Global Power Status and what this means for the U.S., China, and their Relations”.
Thursday October 22nd Ethics Fellows for the Future presented their research projects related to the Council’s theme. Ph.D. student Sabrina Axster presented on the roots and meanings of Asia as a term.
Doctoral candidate Lynette E. Sieger presented on global moral sentiments in international law related to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.
The Carnegie Council focuses on the ethical and policy dimensions of war, peace, and social justice. Last year marked theCenntenial Celebration of the Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs. Read more about last year’s conferencehere.