Forgiveness, Apology and Reconciliation

May 25, 2017 - May 26, 2017
Department of Philosophy, University of Manchester

Arthur Lewis Building
Oxford Road M13 9PL
United Kingdom

This will be an accessible event, including organized related activities


  • Royal Institute of Philosophy
  • Mind Association
  • SoSS at University of Manchester

All speakers:

Lucy Allais
UC San Diego and Wits
Christopher Bennett
University of Sheffield
Oliver Hallich
University of Duisburg-Essen
Universität Duisburg-Essen
Esther Meeks
Marquette University
Mihaela Mihai
University of Edinburgh
Per-Erik Milam
University of Gothenburg
Jennifer Page
University of Zürich
Glen Pettigrove
University of Glasgow
Cristina Roadevin
University of Sheffield
Paula Satne
University of Manchester
Bill Wringe
Bilkent University
Bilkent University


Cristina Roadevin
Paula Satne
University of Manchester

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Workshop on Forgiveness, Apology and Reconciliation

*Royal Institute of Philosophy*

Arthur Lewis Building, Boardroom, 2nd floor

University of Manchester

Oxford Road

M13 9PL

Attendance is free

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25th of May

10:15-10:30     Registration and coffee

10:30 -11:30    Plenary Session: Prof Lucy Allais, UC San Diego and Wits    

University, ‘Frailty and Forgiveness’

11:30-11:45     Coffee Break

11:45-12:35     Dr Cristina Roadevin, University of Sheffield

                        ‘A Pluralist  Account of Forgiveness’

12:35-2:10      Lunch (own arrangements)

2:10-3:00        Prof Oliver Hallich, University of Duisburg-Essen

                        ‘Can Acts of Wrongdoing Be Unforgivable'?’

3:00-3:50        Dr Paula Satne, University of Manchester

                       ‘Forgiveness and Memory’

3:50-4:00       Coffee Break

4:00-4:50        Ms Esther Meeks, Marquette University

                       ‘A Question about Resentment and Self-Respect’

4:50-5:00       Coffee Break

5:00-6:00       Plenary Session: Dr Chris Bennett, University of Sheffield,

                        ‘The Role of the Victim in Forgiveness’

26th of May

9:45-10:45        Plenary Session: Dr Mihaela Mihai, University of Edinburgh

                    ‘Beyond Apologies’

10:45:11:00      Coffee Break

11:00-11:50     Dr Jennifer Page, University of Zurich

                       ‘Presentism in Political Apologies and Reparations for    Historical Injustice’

11:50-12:40     Dr Bill Wringe, Bilkent University

                   ‘Political Reconciliation, Group Forgiveness and Apology’

12:40-2:15       Lunch (own arrangements)

2:15-3:05         Dr Per-Erik Milam, University of Gothenburg

                        ‘Reasons to Forgive’

3:05-3:30         Coffee Break

3:30-4:30         Plenary Session: Prof Glen Pettigrove, University of Glasgow

                        ‘Fitting Attitudes and Forgiveness’


Paula Satne (University of Manchester)

Cristina Roadevin (University of Sheffield)  

We are very grateful to the Royal Institute of Philosophy, The Mind Association and the School of Social Sciences at the University of Manchester for funding our workshop.

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