History seminars at the IHR

History of Political Ideas / Early Career Seminar

Convening Committee: Julia Nicholls (QMUL), Alexandra Chadwick (QMUL), Signy Gutnick Allen (QMUL), Giorgio Lizzul (KCL), Roberta Giubilini (Warburg), Max Skjönsberg (LSE), Sarah Wilford (KCL), Joanne Paul (NCH), Evangelos Sakkas (QMUL), Shane Horwell (UCL), Vanessa Lim (QMUL), Stephanie Conway (Royal Holloway)

For enquiries relating to this seminar please contact Max Skjönsberg: m.skjonsberg@lse.ac.uk

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

Time: Wednesday 5.15pm

Spring Term 2016
DateSeminar details
20 January From Stasis to Consensus: On the Pacification of Democracy

Sara Gebh
(The New School for Social Research, New York)


3 February Tocqueville's Conception of Popular Sovereignty: 'Democracy in America' in the Context of the July Monarchy'

Giulia Oskian (QMUL)


17 February James Beattie's Essay on Truth (1770), the Coherence of the Common Sense School and the Aberdeen Enlightenment

Robin Mills (KCL)


2 March TBC

Grigol Gegelia (EUI, Florence)


16 March The Middling Orders and Political Citizenship in Verse Satire, 1760-1770

Clare Bucknell (Oxford)


Summer Term 2016
DateSeminar details
20 April Nietzsche's Great Politics in the context of the Kaiserreich

Hugo Drochon (Cambridge)