The Institute of Applied Social Sciences, University of Warsaw with Foundation IASS UW under the patronage of Professor Lena Kolarska-Bobińska, Minister of Science and Higher Education and Professor Małgorzata Fuszara, Government Plenipotentiary for Equal Treatment invite to conference:
MARIA OSSOWSKA: CONTEXTS & INSPIRATIONS.
CONFERENCE ON THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF HER DEATH.
24-25 OCTOBER 2014
The conference venue has been moved to
the Old University Library building on Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28.
24.10 - Friday - Auditorium
25.10 - Saturday - Room 308
PIĄTEK, 24 PAŹDZIERNIKA/FRIDAY, 24TH OCTOBER
- 09.30. Otwarcie konferencji/Opening ceremony
- 09.40 Wręczenie nagród laureatom konkursu na esej Czy kategorie wypracowane przez Marię Ossowską mogą pomóc – i jak - w analizie dyskursu etycznego w Polsce współczesnej?
- 09.45. Steven LUKES, Memorial Lecture 'WHAT ARE MORAL NORMS AND WHAT MAKES THEM POLITICAL?
KONTEKSTY I INSPIRACJE/CONTEXTS AND INSPIRATIONS
Sesja 1. MORALNOŚĆ A ŻYCIE PUBLICZNE
- 10.30. Marcin KRÓL, Dlaczego Marii Ossowskiej wzór obywatela w ustroju demokratycznym jest coraz bardziej aktualny (Why Maria Ossowska’s Model of Citizen in Democracy is Ever More Actual)
10.50. Joanna KURCZEWSKA, Ossowska na czasy trudne i niespokojne (Ossowska for Difficult and Anxious Times)
11.20-11.40. Przerwa kawowa/Coffee break
Sesja 2. MORALNOŚĆ A RELIGIA (Moralisty and Religion)
- 11.40. Krzysztof KICIŃSKI, Kierunki ewolucji świadomości moralnej Polaków (Directions in the Evolution of Poles' Moral Awareness)
- 12.00. Janusz MARIAŃSKI, Maria Ossowska w oczach naukowych środowisk katolickich (Maria Ossowska in the Eyes of Catholic Academic Circles)
- 12.20 Wojciech PAWLIK, Sumienie jako kategoria socjologii moralności i w dyskursie publicznym (Conscience as Category in Sociology of Morality and in Public Discourse)
Sesja 3. MORALNOŚĆ I TERYTORIA Z NIĄ STYCZNE (Morality and Adjacent Territories)
- 12.40. Iwona JAKUBOWSKA-BRANICKA, Dwie koncepcje sprawiedliwości (Two Concepts of Justice)
13.00. Małgorzata MELCHIOR, Inspiracje socjologią moralności Marii Ossowskiej w badaniach sytuacji granicznych (Maria Ossowska’s Sociology of Morality as Inspiration in Study of Extreme Situations)
13.20-15.00 Przerwa obiadowa/Lunch break
Sesja 4. MORALNOŚĆ I TERYTORIA Z NIĄ STYCZNE (Morality and Adjacent Territories)
- 15.00 Beata ŁACIAK, Moralność a obyczaj (Morality and Custom)
- 15.20 Barbara FATYGA, „Moralność a styl życia” (lub: "(nie)Aktualność pojęcia pokolenia u Marii Ossowskiej”)
15.40. Ewa NOWICKA – Dług antropologa wobec myśli Marii Ossowskiej (An Anthropologist's Debt to the Thinking of Maria Ossowska)
16.00-17.00. PANEL: M. OSSOWSKA O NAUCE I W NAUCE (Ossowska On Science and In Science)
Jan WOLEŃSKI, Nauka o moralności jako realizacja projektu nauki o nauce (Science of Morality as Implementation of Project of Science of Science)
Janusz MUCHA, M. Ossowska o socjologii nauki i dorobek M. Ossowskiej w perspektywie socjologii nauki (Ossowska on Sociology of Science and Ossowska’s Output in the Perspective of Sociology of Science)
Jerzy SZACKI, Maria Ossowska jako historyk idei (Maria Ossowska as Historian of Ideas)
- 17.00-17.20 Przerwa kawowa/Coffee break
- 17.20-19.00 M. OSSOWSKA JAKO CZŁOWIEK (Ossowska as a Person)
Magdalena JASIŃSKA, Krzysztof KICIŃSKI, Jadwiga KORALEWICZ, Joanna KURCZEWSKA, Jacek KURCZEWSKI, Ewa NOWICKA, Barbara OTWINOWSKA, Włodzimierz PAWLUCZUK, Róża SUŁEK, Zbigniew SZAWARSKI
SATURDAY 25TH OCTOBER/Sobota 25 października
NEW SOCIOLOGY OF MORALS MEETS OLD SOCIOLOGY OF MORALS
Session 1. OSSOWSKA - LAW, RELIGION AND RIGHTS
- 9.00 Jacek HOŁOWKA, Between Knights and Comrades
- 9.25 Edoardo FITTIPALDI, What concept of morality for the sociology of morality?
- 9.50 Irena BOROWIK, New Motifs on the Landscape of Religion in Poland
- 10.15 Małgorzata FUSZARA, Prestige of Law and Morality of Law
- 10.40 Natan SZNAIDER, Re-Reading "Bourgeois Morality" – Compassion and Human Rights
11.05 Jacek KURCZEWSKI, Sociology of Reconciliation
11.30-12.00 Tea, coffee and snacks
Session 2. NEW SOCIOLOGY OF MORALS MEETS OLD SOCIOLOGY OF MORALS
- 12.00 Gabriel ABEND, What Morality Is Underlain by
- 12.25 Mark COONEY, The Pure Sociology of Morality
- 12.50 Steve HITLIN, Morality across Cultures: Fundamental Moral Sentiments
13.15 Masayuki MURAYAMA, What Matters in Navigating Behavior?
13.40 -14.30 Open debate
14.30-14.45 Zamknięcie obrad/Closing ceremony
The invited guests:
Gabriel Abend is an assistant professor of sociology at New York University, and a 2013-2014 fellow of the Institut d’études avancées de Paris. He received his PhD in sociology from Northwestern University, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung. Recent articles include: “Styles of Causal Thought” (in American Journal of Sociology; with C. Petre and M. Sauder); “Thick Concepts and the Moral Brain” (in European Journal of Sociology); “The Meaning of 'Theory'” (in Sociological Theory); and “What the Science of Morality Doesn’t Say about Morality” (in Philosophy of the Social Sciences). His book, The Moral Background: An Inquiry into the History of Business Ethics, came out in April 2014 from Princeton University Press: http://press.princeton.edu/titles/10263.html
Mark Cooney is Professor of Sociology at the University of Georgia, USA. A native of Ireland, he holds doctoral degrees in both law and sociology. His work addresses various topics in the sociology of morality, including law, violence, and apology. His publications include IS KILLING WRONG? A STUDY IN PURE SOCIOLOGY (2009).
Edoardo Fittipaldi - born in Milan in 1973, graduated in law and obtained a PhD in sociology of law at the State University of Milan. During his PhD he studied in Germany, at the University of Mannheim, with Hans Albert and attempted to introduce his critical rationalism into the Italian legal studies. In the last 10 years he has devoted all his efforts to the diffusion and development of Leon Petrażycki’s psycho-sociology of law and conception of legal dogmatics. For these studies, in 2012, he was awarded a distinction Pro sapientia cum virtutis praescriptis adaequata by the Institute of Applied Social Sciences (Instytut Stosowanych Nauk Społecznych) of Warsaw. He is currently assistant professor at the State University of Milan. He has published several books in Italian and one book in English Everyday Legal Ontology. A Psychological and Linguistic Investigation within the Frame of Leon Petrażycki’s Theory of Law.
Steve Hitlin is an associate professor of Sociology at the University of Iowa. His work has appeared in Social Forces, Annual Review of Sociology, Social Psychology Quarterly, Sociological Theory, and a number of other journals. He is the author of Moral Selves, Evil Selves: The Social Psychology of Conscience (2008, Palgrave Macmillan), and the co-editor of the Handbook of the Sociology of Morality (2010, Springer, with Stephen Vaisey).
Jacek Kurczewski holds Chair of Sociology and Anthropology of Custom and Law, Institute of Applied Social Sciences (University of Warsaw). His main areas of interest are sociology and anthropology of law, political representation, and local-level politics. 1990-1996 Dean of Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Social Prevention. In 1997/98 elected as Academic Director, International Institute for the Sociology of Law, Oñati, Spain. He is editor of Societas/Communitas. Among other monographs in English, he has published Resurrection of Rights in Poland (Oxford, 1993), and in Polish Paths of Emancipation (2009), He was advisor to Solidarność and run Center of Union Affairs at National Advisory Center (OPS-Z) and was member of Solidarity team negotiating with government reforms in administration of justice in 1981. In 1988-1991 he was member of Civic Committee by Lech Wałęsa and was member of team negotiating freedom of associations at Round Table talks in 1989. Later he was MP and Deputy Speaker of Polish Sejm (1991-3) . Recently he (co-)edited in Polish Sociology of Reconciliation (2012), Antagonism and Reconcliation in Multi-Cultural Communities (2012) and in English Reconciliation in the Bloodlands (2013). Awarded with Officer’s Cross of Order of Polonia Restituta.
Steven Lukes is professor of sociology at New York University. He studied philosophy, politics and economics at Oxford, where he obtained his doctorate, writing a thesis on Durkheim under the supervision of the anthropologist E. E. Evans-Prichard. He has previously held posts in politics and sociology at Balliol College, Oxford, in political and social theory at the European University Institute in Florence, in moral philosophy at the University of Siena and in sociology at the London School of Economics. He is an emeritus Fellow of the British Academy and an editor of the EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGY. His writing and teaching have ranged over political science, political and moral philosophy, sociology, anthropology and the philosophy of the social sciences. His published works include EMILE DURKHEIM: HIS LIFE AND WORK, INDIVIDUALISM, ESSAYS IN SOCIAL THEORY, MARXISM AND MORALITY, MORAL CONFLICT AND POLITICS, LIBERALS AND CANNIBALS: THE IMPLICATIONS OF DIVERSITY, THE CURIOUS ENLIGHTENMENT OF PROFESSOR CARITAT: A COMEDY OF IDEAS (a novel recently reissued) and POWER: A RADICAL VIEW, which recently appeared in a much expanded second edition. With Martin Hollis he co-edited RATIONALITY AND RELATIVISM, with Michael Carrithers and Steven Collins THE CATEGORY OF THE PERSON: ANTHROPOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY, HISTORY and, most recently, with Nadia Urbinati an edition of Condorcet’s political writings containing his SKETCH FOR A PICTURE OF THE PROGRESS OF THE HUMAN MIND and other writings. Recently published are a revised and much expanded edition of DURKHEIM AND THE LAW co-edited with Andrew Scull and new editions in English of Durkheim’s DIVISION OF LABOR and THE RULES OF SOCIOLOGICAL METHOD with revised translations and new introductions. His most recent book is MORAL RELATIVISM. He is currently working on the sociology of morals.
Masayuki Murayama is Professor at School of Law, Meiji University in Tokyo, Japan. He studied the sociology of law at the University of Tokyo (Ph.D.) and in the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program at the University of California, Berkeley, and was visiting research fellow at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, CNRS Centre de Sociologie des Organisations, Paris, Institut fuer Rechtssoziologie und Rechtstatsachen Forschung, Freie Universitaet Berlin and Columbia Law School. Recently elected as President of Rseaerch Committee of Sociology of Law ISA. He has published papers in Japanese as well as in English, including “Culture, Situation and Behaviour,” in Dimitri Vanoverbeke et al. (eds.), The Changing Role of Law in Japan, Edward Elgar Publications, 2014, Chapter 15; “Kawashima and the Changing Focus on Japanese Legal Consciousness: A Selective History of the Sociology of Law in Japan,” International Journal of Law in Context 9 (4), 2013, pp.565-589; and “The Origins and Development of Family Conciliation in Japan: A Political Aspect,” Journal of Social Welfare & Family Law, Vol.32, No.2, 2010, pp.143-153.
Natan Sznaider is a Full Professor of Sociology at the Academic College of Tel-Aviv-Yaffo in Israel. He was born in Germany, received his Ph.D. at Columbia University in New York City and lives currently in Tel-Aviv. His research interests over the last few years have centered on giving a sociological account at processes of trauma and victimhood. Sznaider’s current project focuses on Jewish politics after the Holocaust through the lens of cosmopolitan memory. Sznaider published many books and articles on these issues. His books include The Compassionate Temperament: Care and Cruelty in Modern Society, Rowman & Littlefield, Bolder, Co. 2000), Erinnerung im Globalen Zeitalter: Der Holocaust, Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2001 (co-authored with Daniel Levy), expanded and translated into English and as The Holocaust and Memory in the Global Age. Temple University Press, 2006; A volume on cosmopolitan politics and human rights, “Human Rights and Memory”, was published in 2009 together with Daniel Levy. In 2011 he published Jewish Memory and the Cosmopolitan Order with Polity Press
- Prof. dr hab. Jacek Kurczewski
- Prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Kiciński
- mgr Róża Sułek
Institute of Applied Social Sciences