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The Political Thought and Intellectual History Seminars are the official research seminars of the Political Thought and Intellectual History Subject Group of the Faculty of History. They are also an integral part of the History Faculty’s PhD Programme in Political Thought and Intellectual History and the Inter-Faculty M.Phil. in Political Thought and Intellectual History which is co-sponsored by the Faculty of History, the Faculty of Classics and the Department of Politics. For more information see the seminar website: http://www.polthought.cam.ac.uk/seminar

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Seeing though lies: Plato on how to avert tyranny

UserJill Frank (Cornell University).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 13 May 2019, 17:00-19:00

The Plantation’s Colonial Modernity in Comparative Perspective

UserAdom Getachew (University of Chicago).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 29 April 2019, 17:00-19:00

Languages of Constituent Power

UserLucia Rubinelli (Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 11 March 2019, 17:00-19:00

Karl Marx and the Cycles of American Capitalism

UserAndrew Hartman (Illinois State University).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 18 February 2019, 17:00-19:00

1789 in 1954: Human Rights and the Algerian Revolution

UserEmma Mackinnon (Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 11 February 2019, 17:00-19:00

Max Weber's Political Thought and the First World War

UserDuncan Kelly (University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 21 January 2019, 17:00-19:00

'Reform or Revolution', redux: Eduard Bernstein on the 1918-19 German Revolution

UserMarius Ostrowski (University of Oxford).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 26 November 2018, 17:00-19:00

Coercion in a Subjective World

UserDaniel Luban (Yale University).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 17:00-19:00

Race Man: The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas

UserCorey Robin (CUNY).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 05 November 2018, 17:00-19:00

Can we write an ethical history of the early common law?

UserPhilippa Byrne (University of Oxford).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 29 October 2018, 17:00-19:00

Hobbes on the Definition of a Legal Sphere

UserSigny Gutnick Allen (LSE).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 22 October 2018, 17:00-19:00

The Constitutionalism of Imperial Expansion

UserStephen Holmes (NYU).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 15 October 2018, 17:00-19:00

Dilemmas of Sovereignty: Law, Politics and Moral Reasoning in Hugo Grotius

UserAnnabel Brett (University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 08 October 2018, 17:00-19:00

Human nature as capacities in Hobbes's political theory

User Alexandra Chadwick (University of Groningen).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 21 May 2018, 17:00-19:00

Representation and the Fall

UserEric Nelson (Harvard) .

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 30 April 2018, 17:00-19:00

Hobbes (and Weber) on the Jury

UserRichard Tuck (Harvard).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 05 February 2018, 17:00-19:00

John Stuart Mill on Universal History

UserCallum Barrell (New College of the Humanities).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 29 January 2018, 17:00-19:00

"As God Rules the Universe": Reflections on the People and the State in Early America

Pitt Professor Inaugural Lecture, with American History Seminar

UserIra Katznelson (Columbia) .

HouseQueens Building Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 17:00-19:00

Jon Elster's Sour Grapes

UserEric Schliesser (Amsterdam).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 20 November 2017, 17:00-19:00

Flowers of the Crown in English Legal Thought

UserEdward Cavanagh, University of Cambridge.

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 16 October 2017, 17:00-19:00

Selfish Systems: Hobbes and Locke

UserDavid Wootton (York).

HouseAdrian House Seminar Room, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 09 October 2017, 17:00-19:00

Islam, Toleration and the Enlightenment

UserJohn Marshall (Johns Hopkins) .

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 01 May 2017, 17:00-18:45

The future of the world. A new history of the future

UserJenny Andersson (Paris, Sciences Po).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 06 March 2017, 17:00-18:45

Grotius on natural law and supererogation

UserJohan Olsthoorn (Leuven) .

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 17:00-18:45

French revolutionary thought and the early Third Republic

UserJulia Nicholls (Oxford) .

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 14 November 2016, 17:00-18:45

Foucault and Shakespeare: Ceremony, Theatre, Politics

UserStuart Elden (Warwick).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 07 November 2016, 17:00-18:45

Theorising Democracy beyond ‘State’ and ‘Society’

UserAline-Florence Manent (UCL).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 31 October 2016, 17:00-18:45

From state to society, through sacred history: Hobbes and Spinoza

UserJohn Robertson (Clare College, Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 24 October 2016, 17:00-18:45

Reflections on Inequality, Respect, and Love in the Political Writings of Mary Wollstonecraft

UserSylvana Tomaselli (St. John's College, Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 10 October 2016, 17:00-18:45

The Polis and the Res Publica: Two Arendtian Models of Political Violence

UserCaroline Ashcroft (University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 17:00-18:45

Constitution and Sovereignty in Tocqueville's Democracy in America

UserGiulia Oskian (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa) .

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 25 January 2016, 17:00-18:45

Max Weber and some intellectual consequences of the war

UserDr Dina Gusejnova (University of Sheffield).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 23 November 2015, 17:00-18:45

Beyond Utopia: Thomas More as Political Thinker?’

UserJoanne Paul (New College of the Humanities).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 16 November 2015, 17:00-18:45

Governing America: John Locke in the 1690s

UserProf Mark Goldie (University of Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 17:00-18:45

How (Not) To Draw Contemporary Insights From The History of Political Thought

UserDr Adrian Blau (King’s College, London).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 26 October 2015, 17:00-18:45

Smith and Rousseau, After Hume and Mandeville

UserPaul Sagar (Cambridge).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 19 October 2015, 17:00-18:45

The American States and Their Police Power, 1789-1931

UserProf Gary Gerstle (University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 12 October 2015, 17:00-18:45

Conceptions of Social Pathology in Hobbes, Rousseau, and Kant

UserProf. Frederick Neuhouser (Columbia University).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 17:00-18:45

The American States and Their Police Power, 1789-1931

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserProf. Gary Gerstle (University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 17:00-18:45

Early Hobbes

UserProf. Alan Cromartie (University of Reading).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 17:00-18:45

"The art of ruling minds": Jeremy Bentham and the Public Opinion Tribunal

UserDr. Paola Rudan (University of Bologna).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 23 February 2015, 17:00-18:45

Is there a republican model of democracy?

UserProf. Andreas Niederberger (University of Duisberg-Essen).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 17:00-18:45

Political Science before Hobbes: the Aristotelian tradition

UserDr. Sophie Smith (University of Oxford).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 09 February 2015, 17:00-18:45

The city and the soul in James Harrington's Republicanism

UserDr. Rachel Foxley (University of Reading).

HouseOld Combination Room (OCR), Trinity College.

ClockMonday 02 February 2015, 17:00-18:45

Bureaucracy and Moral Agency: Practices of the Self at the Frontlines of Public Service

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserBernardo Zacka (Christ's College, University of Cambridge).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 01 December 2014, 17:00-18:45

Dystopia: For Dummies

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserProfessor Greg Claeys (Royal Holloway, University of London).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 24 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Thomas Paine's Democratic Thought

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserDr Robert Lamb (University of Exeter).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

A strange afterlife: Pierre Berault and the meaning of Aristotelianism in the late seventeenth century

UserDr Michael Edwards (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 10 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Raymond Aron and the Origins of the "End of Ideology"

UserDr Iain Stewart (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 November 2014, 17:00-18:45

Concern for Oneself and for Others in Porphyry's Ethics of "On Abstinence"

Please note the change of venue: this seminar will be held in the WINSTANLEY LECTURE THEATRE at Trinity College, the entrance to which lies directly opposite the Trinity porters' lodge.

UserDr Miira Tuominen (University of Helsinki).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Theatre, Blue Boar Court, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

Nietzsche's Perfect State

UserDr Hugo Drochon (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 20 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

Michael Oakeshott and the Idea of Totalitarianism

UserProfessor Andrew Gamble (University of Sheffield).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 17:00-18:45

Statelessness in International Political and Legal Thought, 1921-1935

Comment: Duncan Kelly (Jesus College, Cambridge)

UserMira Siegelberg (Harvard University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 10 March 2014, 17:00-18:45

Edmund Burke and the French Revolution before the Reflections

UserRichard Bourke (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 17:00-18:45

'If it be without contention': Hobbes on Difference without Disagreement

Comment: Richard Tuck (Harvard University)

UserTeresa Bejan (Columbia University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 24 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Bentham as Conspiracy Theorist

UserDavid Runciman (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Philosophical History in Hannah Arendt’s Political Thought

Comment: Robert Fine (University of Warwick)

UserWaseem Yaqoob (Pembroke College, Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 10 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Postmarxism, Radical Democracy, and the Machiavellian Moment

UserWarren Breckman (University of Pennsylvania/Humboldt University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 17:00-18:45

Radical Atheism: Jean Meslier in Context

Comment: Michael Sonenscher (King’s College, Cambridge)

UserCharles Devellennes (University of Kent).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 27 January 2014, 17:00-18:45

Art and Elevation: Distance and History Painting in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Britain

UserMark Phillips (Carleton University, Ottawa).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 20 January 2014, 17:00-18:45

E. P. Thompson, Judith Shklar and the Implications of 'Antipolitics'

Comment: Stefan Collini (Cambridge)

UserTim Rogan (St Catharine's College, Cambridge) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 02 December 2013, 17:00-18:45

Kant on Rebellion and the Mere Idea of Popular Rule

UserChristopher Meckstroth (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 25 November 2013, 17:00-18:45

Tracing a Meridian through the Map of Time: Fact, Conjecture and the Scientific Method in William Robertson's *History of America*

Comment: John Robertson (Cambridge)

UserCharlotte Roberts (University College London) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 17:00-18:45

Citizenship, War and the Origins of International Ethics in American Political Philosophy 1960-1975

Comment: Christopher Brooke (University of Bristol)

UserKatrina Forrester (St John's College, Cambridge) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 November 2013, 17:00-18:45

What Makes Representation Democratic?

UserSofia Näsström (Uppsala University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 28 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

Not Talking But Thinking: Democratic Deliberation in Classical Athens

Comment: David Runciman (POLIS)

UserDaniela Cammack (Harvard Society of Fellows) .

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 21 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

What is Liberalism?

UserDuncan Bell (Christ's College).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 14 October 2013, 17:00-18:45

Thomas Willis and the Religious Context of the First Neurology

Comment: TBC

UserLouis Caron.

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 20 May 2013, 17:00-18:45

J. G. A. Pocock and the Idea of the 'Cambridge School' in the History of Political Thought

Comment: Richard Bourke (Queen Mary)

UserSam James (Jesus College, Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 06 May 2013, 17:00-18:45

'Society' in British Political Thought, c. 1930 to 1960: Some Rival Conceptions of 'Positivism'

Joint Session with the Modern British History Seminar

UserJose Harris (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 March 2013, 17:00-18:45

Malthus and the Doctrine of Utility

Commentator: Donald Winch (University of Sussex)

UserNiall O'Flaherty (King's College, London).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 25 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

'This Melancholy Labyrinth': Magistrates and Order in the Early Nineteenth-Century British Empire

Commentator: Michael Lobban (Queen Mary, London)

UserLauren Benton (New York University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

Histories of Thought and Comparative Political Theory: The Thesis of 'Chinese Origins for Western Knowledge,' 1860-1895

Commentator: John Dunn (King's College, Cambridge)

UserLeigh Jenco (London School of Economics and Political Science).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 11 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

The Charismatic Sword: Thomas Müntzer’s Theology of Violence

UserMatthias Riedl (Central European University).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 04 February 2013, 17:00-18:45

The Third Earl of Shaftesbury and the Defence of Humane Learning

Commentator: Richard Serjeantson (Trinity College, Cambridge)

UserKaren Collis (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 17:00-18:45

On trade and teleology: the role of commercial relations in Kant's philosophy of history

Comment: Istvan Hont (Cambridge)

UserLea Ypi (LSE).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 26 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

The Passions in Hobbes's Political Philosophy

Comment: Michael Edwards (University of Cambridge)

UserRaffaella Santi (University of Urbino).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

Historicisms and counter-historicisms in the seventeenth century

Comment: Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge)

UserNick Hardy (University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 12 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

Hobbes and Sexual Desire

UserNoel Malcolm (All Souls College, University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 05 November 2012, 17:00-18:45

The nature of dominion in De Justa Reipublicae Christianae Authoritate (1590)

Comment: Harro Hopfl (Essex)

UserSophie Nicholls (University of Oxford).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 29 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

Authority: Some Fables

UserRaymond Geuss (Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

Calvinist Doctrines at the Beginning of the Scottish Enlightenment: Archibald Campbell vs. the Committee for Purity of Doctrine on Human Nature and Self-Love

Comment: John Robertson (Cambridge)

UserChristian Maurer (Université de Fribourg).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 15 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

Kant and Vattel in Context: Cosmopolitan Philosophy and Diplomatic Casuistry

Commentator: Isaac Nakhimovsky (University of Cambridge)

UserIan Hunter (University of Queensland).

HouseOCR, Trinity College.

ClockMonday 08 October 2012, 17:00-18:45

jti20's list

Balzan-Skinner Lecture and Colloquium 2012

John Locke and the Fable of Liberalism

UserDr Tim Stanton and others.

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT.

ClockFriday 05 October 2012, 10:00-17:00

The power of persuasion in Plato

UserJill Frank (University of South Carolina).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 28 May 2012, 17:00-18:45

The rights of sovereignty in early modern political thought

UserDaniel Lee (University of Toronto).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 21 May 2012, 17:00-18:45

Roman Liberty

UserMalcolm Schofield (University of Cambridge).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 17:00-18:45

Commerce and monarchy in David Hume's History of England

UserMikko Tolonen (University of Helsinki).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 07 May 2012, 17:00-18:45

The Scottish critics of Hume and Smith: Maclaine, Reid and Fergsuon

UserJames Moore (Concordia University, Montreal).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 30 April 2012, 17:00-18:45

Thomas Hobbes and the problem of self-censorship

UserJon Parkin (University of York).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 17:00-18:45

Classical history in the Renaissance: what can the Universal Short Title Catalogue do for us?

UserFreyja Cox-Jensen (Christ Church, Oxford).

HouseBeves Room, King’s College.

ClockMonday 27 February 2012, 17:00-18:45

Republicanism and Empire in Britain and France 1763-1815

Held jointly with the Modern European History Seminar

UserRichard Whatmore (University of Sussex).

HouseKnox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex College.

ClockMonday 20 February 2012, 17:00-18:45

Sismondi contra Rousseau

UserTom Hopkins (University of Helsinki).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 13 February 2012, 17:00-18:45

Consensual and non-consensual politics in medieval Roman law

UserMagnus Ryan (University of Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 06 February 2012, 17:00-18:45

Jean Bodin, oeconomics and politics

UserAnna Becker (University of Basle).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 30 January 2012, 17:00-18:45

Civil Religion: a window into perennial themes in political philosophy

UserRonald Beiner (University of Toronto and Clare Hall).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 23 January 2012, 17:00-18:45

The false cosmos of new music: Adorno's Philosophie der Neuen Musik as modern political pedagogy

UserDina Gusejnova (University College London).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 28 November 2011, 17:00-18:45

Regalism and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Naples

UserGirolamo Imbruglia (University of Naples, l'Orientale).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 21 November 2011, 17:00-18:45

A social and cultural history of early modern keywords and concepts

UserMark Knights (University of Warwick) and Phil Withington (University of Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 07 November 2011, 17:00-18:45

Freedom, the common good and the rule of law: Lippman and Hayek on economic planning

UserBen Jackson (University of Oxford).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 31 October 2011, 17:00-18:45

Women, freedom and equality: Margaret Cavendish and Mary Astell

UserSarah Hutton (University of Wales Aberystwyth and Wolfson College, Cambridge.

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 24 October 2011, 17:00-18:45

Three Views of Democracy

UserDavid Runciman (University of Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 10 October 2011, 17:00-18:45

Historicising the French Revolution in the Third Republic: the case of Ernest Lavisse

UserIsabel Divanna (Clare College, Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 16 May 2011, 17:00-18:45

John Locke in liberal memory

UserJeffrey Collins (Toronto /Clare Hall).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 09 May 2011, 17:00-18:45

Empire and legal universalisms in the eighteenth century

UserJennifer Pitts (Chicago).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 14 March 2011, 17:00-18:45

"The Race of Life": Republican Revisionism Revisited

UserIsaac Kramnick (Cornell).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 07 March 2011, 17:00-18:45

Luxury and the route to revolution in Rousseau's Discourse on Inequality

UserIstvan Hont (King's College, Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 28 February 2011, 17:00-18:45

Addison's Empire. Whig conceptions of empire in the early eighteenth century

UserSteven Pincus (Yale University).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 14 February 2011, 17:00-18:45

Liberty, tyranny and idolatry in Calvinist thought

UserFreya Sierhuis (München).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 07 February 2011, 17:00-18:45

Republic and Mixed Government: Machiavelli and Aristotle

UserPasquale Pasquino (New York University / CNRS).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 31 January 2011, 17:00-18:45

James Mill on the French Revolution

UserAnna Plassart (Christ Church, Oxford).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 24 January 2011, 17:00-18:45

'Seventeenth-Century Perceptions of the Norman Conquest'

UserGeorge Garnett (St Hugh's College, Oxford).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 29 November 2010, 17:00-18:45

'Heidegger, Cassirer, and Political Theology'

UserPeter Gordon (Harvard University).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 15 November 2010, 17:00-18:45

'Self-Possession and Carelessness: Two Versions of Liberty in Montaigne's Essais'

UserFelicity Green (Trinity College, Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 08 November 2010, 17:00-18:45

'Thinking with Satan: diabolical inspiration and human agency in late antiquity'

UserSophie Lunn-Rockliffe (King's College, London).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 01 November 2010, 17:00-18:45

'Revolutionary Epigones: the Debate between Kant and his Radical Followers'

UserReidar Maliks (Oriel College, Oxford).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 25 October 2010, 17:00-18:45

'French Liberals on Religion: From Constant to Laboulaye'

UserHelena Rosenblatt (Hunter College, CUNY).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 18 October 2010, 17:00-18:45

Between Lassalle and Chernyshevsky: Marx and the Aftermath of 1848

UserGareth Stedman Jones (Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 17 May 2010, 17:00-18:45

Mahatma Gandhi's Political Thought

UserKaruna Mantena (Yale).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 10 May 2010, 17:00-18:45

On Equality

UserMalcolm Bull (Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 03 May 2010, 17:00-18:45

Rethinking Law and Religion. Towards a Legal Anthropology of Late Antiquity

UserCaroline Humfress (Birkbeck College, London).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 08 March 2010, 17:00-18:45

Montesquieu and Machiavelli: Appropriation and Critique

UserPaul Rahe (Hillsdale College, Michigan).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 22 February 2010, 17:00-18:45

Historia Literaria in the Field: German Academics and the Search for the Dutch Underground, 1690-1720

UserKasper Eskildsen (Roskilde Universitet, Denmark).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 15 February 2010, 17:00-18:45

The Crisis of Global Citizenship

UserJames Tully (Victoria University, British Columbia).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 08 February 2010, 17:00-18:45

Between Lassalle and Chernyshevsky: Marx and the Aftermath of 1848

UserGareth Stedman Jones (Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockSunday 24 January 2010, 17:00-18:45

The Republican King: The Creation of Executive Power in America

UserNicholas Cole (St. Peter's College, Oxford).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 18 January 2010, 17:00-18:45

Thomas Hobbes and Late Renaissance Commentary on Aristotle's Politics

UserAnnabel Brett (Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 16 November 2009, 17:00-18:45

Christian Wolff's Critics and the 'Foundation of Morality' in the Early German Enlightenment

UserSimon Grote (University of California, Berkeley).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 09 November 2009, 17:00-18:45

The Corpus iuris as a Source of Law between Sovereigns in Alberico Gentili's Thought

UserBenjamin Straumann (New York University).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 26 October 2009, 17:00-18:45

The International Political Thought of John Stuart Mill

UserGeorgios Varouxakis (Queen Mary, London).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 19 October 2009, 17:00-18:45

Karl Marx and the Production Organism

UserJohn Filling (St. John's College, Oxford).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 12 October 2009, 17:00-18:45

'Kingship and Counsel in Early Modern England'

UserJacqueline Rose (Newnham College, Cambridge).

HouseKeynes Hall, King’s College.

ClockMonday 08 June 2009, 17:00-18:45

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