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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.

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. The conference is now full.

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