History of Political Ideas/Early Career Seminar

Venue: Room N304, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Wednesdays 17:15

Convening Committee: Sarah Wilford (KCL), Shane Horwell (UCL), Vanessa Lim (QMUL), Stephanie Conway (Royal Holloway), Emily Steinhauer (QMUL) and Catherine Hulse (QMUL), Conor Bollins (QMUL), Adela Halo (QMUL), Vanessa Lim (QMUL), Giuseppe Grieco (QMUL).

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
4 October
17:15
Aristotle on Political Activity
Giuseppe Cumella (Northwestern University)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

18 October
17:15
From Hegel to Italy: defence and revision of the ethical state in Bertrando and Silvio Spaventa
Alessandro de Arcangelis (University College London)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

1 November
17:15
Justifying Public Funding for Science: From Vannevar Bush to John Rawls
Zeynep Pamuk (University of Oxford)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

15 November
17:15
Francis Bacon on Peace
Sam Zeitlin (University of California, Berkeley)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

29 November
17:15
What should political representation do? The evolution of the idea of representation in Mill’s thought
Ludmilla Lorrain (Paris-Sorbonne University)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

13 December
17:15
Imaginary Antiquities and the French Revolution: Modeling on Greek Lawgivers
Ariane Fichtl (University of Lille-Augsburg)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
10 January
17:15
Bolingbroke and Poetry
Joseph Hone (University of Cambridge)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

24 January
17:15
Utopia must be avoided: ‘demo-despotocracy’, the fascist emancipation of man, and progress in the political thought of Benoy Kumar Sarkar
Luna Sebastian (University of Cambridge)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

7 February
17:15
Race and Revolution at the Dawn of the 19th Century: The importance of Christoph Meiners and Charles de Villers
Morgan Golf-French (University College London)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

21 February
17:15
Montesquieu, Hume and English History
Tom Pye (University of Cambridge)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

7 March
17:15
Regulating Liberty: The State Versus the Man
Steph Conway (Royal Holloway University of London)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR