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Top Professor lectures at UCLan

19 November 2012

Rachel Atkinson

World-leading philosopher Professor Thomas Pogge to discuss Global Justice on Preston Campus

A globally renowned Professor of Philosophy is delivering a public lecture at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

German-born Thomas Pogge, who is a part-time Professor of Political Philosophy at UCLan’s Centre for Professional Ethics, will present his influential views on Global Justice.

The Director of the Global Justice Program at Yale University, who has working relationships with leading universities across the globe, introduces his research on moral obligations in the 21st century.

“Millions of poverty related deaths can be avoided through global institutional reform. Ordinary citizens can play a crucial role.”


The lecture, organised by UCLan’s School of Health, will be followed by a panel discussion with UCLan’s Professor Doris Schroeder, Professor Tim Thornton and Samuel Ujewe.

Professor Pogge said: “Millions of poverty related deaths can be avoided through global institutional reform. Ordinary citizens can play a crucial role.”

This free event takes place on Thursday, 22 November, at 6.00pm in Greenbank Lecture Theatre. Refreshments will be available from 5.30pm.

For more information please contact Ian Norris by email or 01772 895532.