Seyla Benhabib


Seyla Benhabib (Istanbul, 1950) is one of the most influential philosophers in the areas of political and social philosophy. Her ideas on multiculturalism and feminism are not only innovative, but are worldwide leaders on how certain urgent problems that today’s society face should be dealt with.

Invited specialists

By indication of Prof. Benhabib, the below mentioned were also invited to participate:  Prof. Neus Campillo (Universitat de València) and Prof. Cristina Sánchez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid). Conferences:

Wednesday, June 8, 12.00h.

El feminisme crític de Seyla Benhabib
Neus Campillo 

Thursday, June 9, 12.00h.

Reinterpretando a Hannah Arendt
Cristina Sánchez 

Other activities

During the seminar, the Spanish translation of Seyla Benhabib’s book Los derechos de los otros. Extranjeros, residentes y Ciudadanos.

Seyla Benhabib herself, Josepa Bru, Professor of Human Geography at the University of Girona and Neus Campillo, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Valencia participated in the debate.

The book examines the limits of the political community by analyzing the practices and principles that govern the incorporation of immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers into our societies. These new forms of citizenship test the traditional principles of sovereignty, national citizenship or political participation.

Press Releases

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