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A Right to a Home? (Forum for Philosophy)

15 October 2019, 6:30 pm8:00 pm

‘Home’ means more than a roof over our heads. It can be crucial to our sense of ourselves and our well-being. So what might it mean to have a right to a home? And what is lost when we lose our home? We discuss the politics, philosophy, and poetry of home, exploring the fundamental connection between home and human well-being.

Cara Nine
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University College Cork

Yousif M. Qasmiyeh
Doctoral Researcher, University of Oxford
Writer-in-Residence, Refugee Hosts
Editor, Migration and Society

Beth Watts
Senior Research Fellow, Heriot-Watt University

Sarah Fine 
Fellow, Forum for Philosophy
Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, KCL

This event forms part of the ‘Shape the World’ series, held in the run up to the LSE Festival, a week-long series of events taking place from Monday 2 to Saturday 7 March 2020, free to attend and open to all, exploring how social sciences can make the world a better place. The full  programme will be available online from January 2020.


15 October 2019
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
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Old Theatre, Old Building
London School of Economics, Houghton Street
London, WC2A 2AE United Kingdom
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