History of Political Ideas

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

Time: Wednesdays 17:15

Convening Committee: Gregory Claeys (RHUL), Janet Coleman (LSE), Hannah Dawson (KCL), Angus Gowland (UCL), Jeremy Jennings (KCL), Michael Levin (Goldsmiths), Niall O’Flaherty (KCL), Quentin Skinner (QMUL), Gareth Stedman Jones (QMUL), Georgios Varouxakis (QMUL), and Mira Siegelberg (QMUL).

Autumn Term 2018
DateSeminar details
3 October
17:15
Ideas of Artificiality
David Runciman (University of Cambridge)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

17 October
17:15
Jizya against nationalism: Abul 'Ala Maududi's attempt at decolonizing political theory
Humeira Iqtidar (King's College London)
IHR Pollard Seminar Room, N301, Third Floor, IHR

14 November
17:15
Liberal Egalitarianism and the Critique of Religion
Cécile Laborde (University of Oxford)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

28 November
17:15
A History of America First
Sarah Churchwell (University of London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

Spring Term 2019
DateSeminar details
23 January
17:15
Hannah Arendt in Baddawi
Lyndsey Stonebridge (University of Birmingham)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

6 February
17:15
How Hobbesian is Hume?
Alexandra Chadwick (University of Groningen)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

6 March
17:15
London, liberty, and slavery 1688-1705
John Marshall (Johns Hopkins University)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

20 March
17:15
Max Weber’s Political Thought and the First World War
Duncan Kelly (University of Cambridge)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

Summer Term 2019
DateSeminar details
1 May
17:15
On Benefits in Machiavelli
Peter Stacey (UCLA)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR

15 May
17:15
From Hegel to the Mission of Israel: Jewish Purpose in Nineteenth-Century European Thought
Adam Sutcliffe (King’s College London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR