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2008-2009

Michaelmas Term

Lent Term

  • Monday 26th January
    Peter Miller (Bard Graduate Center, New York)
    'Writing the History of Antiquarianism before Momigliano'
    Comment: Peter Burke (Cambridge)
    Seminar Introduction
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  • Monday 19th January
    Noah Dauber (Harvard)
    'Legal theory, private property, and the state in the Reformation'
    Comment: Annabel Brett (Cambridge)
    Seminar Introduction
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  • Monday 2nd February
    Susan James (Birkbeck, London)
    'Narrative as the Means to Spinozist Freedom'
    Comment: Hans Blom (Erasmus University, Rotterdam and Collegium Civitas, Warsaw)
    Seminar Introduction
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  • Monday 9th February
    Serena Ferente (King 's College, London)
    'Passions and Freedom: Bartolus of Saxoferrato on Factions'
    Comment: Joseph Canning (Bangor)
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  • Monday 16th February
    Roger Berkowitz (Bard College, New York)
    From Justice to Justification: An Alternative Genealogy of Positive Law
    Comment: Douglas Moggach (Ottawa)
    Seminar Introduction
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  • Monday 23rd February
    Sophus Reinert (Cambridge)
    'Dare Legem Victis': Liberty, Emulation, and the Science of the Legislator in Eighteenth-Century Europe
    Comment: Koen Stapelbroek (Erasmus University, Rotterdam)
    Seminar Introduction
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  • Monday 2nd March
    Magnus Ryan (Cambridge)
    'From People to Prince (and Back?): Medieval Lawyers and the Origins of Imperial Authority'
    Comment: George Garnett (Oxford)
  • Monday 9th March
    Hugo Drochon (Cambridge)
    'Why Nietzsche's Destiny is Great Politics'
    Comment: Keith Ansell-Pearson (Warwick)
    Seminar Introduction
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Easter Term

The Seeley Lecturer for 2019 is Professor Elizabeth Anderson (Department of Philosophy, University of Michigan). Prof. Anderson will lecture on "The Great Reversal: How Neoliberalism turned Classical Liberal Principles Against Workers" on 14, 16, 21, 23 May 2019.

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