History of Political Ideas

Venue: Wolfson Room NB01, IHR, Basement, North block, Senate House Unless otherwise stated

Time: Wednesdays 17:15

Convening Committee: Professor Richard Bourke (QMUL), Professor Gregory Claeys (RHUL), Professor Janet Coleman (LSE), Dr Hannah Dawson (KCL), Dr Angus Gowland (UCL), Professor Jeremy Jennings (KCL), Professor Michael Levin (Goldsmiths), Dr Avi Lifschitz (UCL), Dr Niall O’Flaherty (KCL), Professor Quentin Skinner (QMUL), Professor Gareth Stedman Jones (QMUL), Professor Georgios Varouxakis (QMUL), Dr. Aline-Florence Manent (QMUL) and Dr. Mira Siegelberg (QMUL).

Spring Term 2017
DateSeminar details
25 January
17:15
The Party as Agent of the People’s Sovereignty in the Political Thought of Costantino Mortati
Lucia Rubinelli (LSE)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

8 February
17:15
A ‘Sly Gravity’: Ridicule in Hume's History of England
Ross Carroll (Exeter)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

22 February
17:15
Freedom Through the Looking Glass: Liberal Ideas in Pre-Revolutionary Russia
Vanessa Rampton (ETH Zürich)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

8 March
17:15
H. G. Wells on the Metaphysics of Socialism
Duncan Bell (Cambridge)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

22 March
17:15
The New World of Karl Barth and What Happened Later: Legacies of a Political Theologian
Liisi Keedus (York)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR