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History in the Humanities and Social Sciences Network - Workshop 2

AHRC Funded Network

History in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Richard Bourke (Cambridge) and Quentin Skinner (QMUL)

Workshop 2

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The network aims to explore the role of historical knowledge to key areas of the humanities and social sciences ranging from political theory and international law to philosophy and economics.

Key Contributors:

Hazem Kandil (Cambridge)
Ira Katznelson (Columbia)
Sheilagh Ogilvie (Cambridge)
Quentin Skinner (QMUL)

Date: Friday 22 March 2019, Time: 9:30–18:15
Venue: King’s College, Cambridge (Keynes Hall)

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9:30–10:00: Tea/Coffee

10:00–11:30: Presentation and Discussion of Paper 1 (Chair: Hannah Dawson, KCL).

Quentin Skinner (QMUL), ‘Political Philosophy and the Uses of History’.

11:30–12:00: Coffee Break

12:00–1:30: Lunch

1:30–3:00: Presentation and Discussion of Paper 2 (Chair: Susan James, Birkbeck).

Sheilagh Ogilvie (Cambridge), ‘Economics and History’.

3:00–3:30: Coffee Break

3:30–5:00: Presentations

Ira Katznelson (Columbia), ‘On Analytical History in Political Science’.

Hazem Kandil (Cambridge), ‘Power in Narrative, and Narratives of Power’.

5:00–5:30: Coffee Break

5:30–6:15: Discussion of Papers 3 and 4 (Chair: Mira Siegelberg, QMUL).

Network Members: Michael Lobban, Adam Tooze, Sheilagh Ogilvie, Jennifer Pitts, Mira Siegelberg, Sam Moyn, Cathy Shrank, Pamela Clemit, Hannah Dawson, Hazem Kandil, Quentin Skinner, Richard Bourke, Susan James, Stathis Kalyvas, Ira Katznelson.