On October 26, 2012, Professor Axel Honneth will give a lecture at the "Deutsches Haus" at the New York University:
"Realizing Freedom - An Ethical Concept of Democracy"
More information here.
Axel Honneth is Professor for the Humanities in the Department of Philosophy at Columbia University, and Professor of Social Philosophy, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. His most recent book is "Das Recht der Freiheit" (Suhrkamp Verlag, 2011). An English translation is coming out on Columbia University Press/Polity Press.
See two English reviews of Axel Honneth's book: here and here.