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Quentin Skinner Lecture and Colloquium 2017 - Sophie Smith

The Quentin Skinner Fellow for 2016-17 was Dr Sophie Smith, University Lecturer in Politics and Fellow of University College, Oxford: her lecture was on the theme of 'The nature of Politics. Political Science in Early Modern England'.

The lecture was accompanied by a colloquium with Melissa Lane (Princeton), Richard Tuck (Harvard), Noah Dauber (Colgate) and Emma Claussen (Oxford). More details here.

The lecture and the accompanying colloquium took place on Friday 9 June 2017, in the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities of the University of Cambridge. An interview with Dr. Smith, part of the Centre's new podcast series 'Interventions: the Intellectual History Podcast' can be accessed here.

"Anti-Colonial Political Thought" will be a two-day conference focusing on arguments against 20th century European empires deployed across Africa, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Asia. The conference will take place on 18-19 Sept. 2020 at King's College and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

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