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Michaelmas

Unless otherwise specified, seminars take place Monday between 5pm - 6.45pm in the Old Combination Room, Trinity College

Research Seminar Series 1Research Seminar Series 2

Monday 10 October
Sylvana Tomaselli (Cambridge)
"Reflections on Inequality, Respect, and Love in the Political Writings of Mary Wollstonecraft"

Comment: Raymond Geuss (Cambridge)

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Monday 17 October
Greg Conti (Cambridge)
"Democracy confronts diversity: Deliberation and representation in Victorian Britain"

Comment: Stuart Jones (Manchester)

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Monday 24 October
John Robertson (Cambridge)
"From state to society, through sacred history: Hobbes and Spinoza"

Comment: Richard Serjeantson (Cambridge)

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Monday 31 October
Aline-Florence Manent (UCL) "Theorising democracy beyond ‘state’ and ‘society'"

Comment: David Runciman (Cambridge)

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Monday 7 November
Stuart Elden (Warwick)
"Foucault and Shakespeare: Ceremony, Theatre, Politics"

Monday 14 November
Julia Nicholls (Oxford)
"French revolutionary thought and the early Third Republic"

Comment: Robert Tombs (Cambridge)

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Monday 21 November
Ann Thomson (EUI)
"Colonialism, Race and Slavery in Raynal’s Histoire des Deux Indes"

Comment: Felicia Gottmann (Dundee)

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Monday 28 November
Sarah Shortall (Oxford)
"From royalism to the mystical body of Christ: The interwar revolution in French Catholic political theology"

Comment: Annabel Brett (Cambridge)

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A major conference on this subject will take place in Christ’s College, Cambridge on 20 June 2017. Participants include Melissa Calaresu, Serena Ferente, James Hankins, Jill Kraye, Giorgio Lizzul, John Robertson, Quentin Skinner, Peter Stacey, Nicolas Stone Villani, Filippo de Vivo, and Felix Waldmann. For further details click 'Read more'.

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A major conference on this theme will be held under the auspices of the Centre for Political Thought at Clare College, Cambridge, on 10-11 May 2018. The conference will address the ways in which political philosophers have engaged with concepts of time and the evidence of history. Booking details will be available here in Sept 2017.

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