4 June 2021

Bordeaux (Program)

Why private property ? II

How does the coming ecological crisis challenge contemporary theories of property?

Oxford, 19/5/2021

Bordeaux, 14/6/2021


Important: The conference is organised in hybrid format. Most of the speakers will present on site in Bordeaux, while some will present online. All interventions will be streamed on Zoom.

Please register by sending an email to propertysymposium2020@gmail.com to receive the links to the event, or if you wish to attend on site.


Program of the second day at Université Bordeaux-Montaigne:

8.15 a.m. 9h15 Introduction : Pierre Crétois
Session 1:  Political and economic transitions / Chair: Anna Zielinska (online)
8.15-9.00 a.m. 9h15-10h
  • Jean-Hugues Barthélémy (Paris Nanterre): “The question of private property, indication of and test for the necessity of a political ECO-logy”
9.00-9.45 a.m. 10h-10h45
  • Hadrien Coutant and Scott Viallet Thevenin (Sciences Po Paris): “Towards a democratic and ecological transition of the economy through the State property of capital”
Coffee break
Session 2: Local and global / Chair: Clémence Nasr
10.15-11.00 a.m. 11h15-12h
  • Lilian Valerie Kroth (Cambridge): “Michel Serres and “le propre” – Naturalist understandings of Limits, Law and Property” (online)
11.00-11.45 a.m. 12h-12h45
  • Odile Tourneux (ENS Lyon): “The Suburban Society”
Lunch Break
Session 3: The private and the common / Chair: Karl Widerquist (online)
1.00-2.00 p.m. 14h00-15h
  • Keynote speaker : Simon Caney (University of Warwick), “Resource Rights in the Anthropocene”  (online)
2.00-2.45p.m. 15h-15h45
  • Emmanuel Picavet (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne), “Rationality issues about the “private” and the “common”
Coffee break
Session 4 : The roots of property / Chair: Eric Fabri
3.15-4.00 p.m. 16h15-17h00
  • Karl Widerquist (Georgetown University, Qatar), “The Prehistory of Private Property” (online)
4.00-4.45 p.m. 17h00-17h45
  • Eva Weiler (Universität Duisburg-Essen); “The tale of absolute dominion and what it tends to hide: the privacy of property, financialisation, and dominant knowledge”