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2016-2017

Michaelmas Term

10 October
Sylvana Tomaselli (St. John's College, Cambridge)
'Reflections on Inequality, Respect, and Love in the Political Writings of Mary Wollstonecraft'

Respondent: Raymond Geuss (Cambridge)
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17 October
Greg Conti (Cambridge)
'Democracy confronts diversity: Deliberation and representation in Victorian Britain'

Respondent: Stuart Jones (Manchester)
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28 November
Sarah Shortall (Oxford)
'From royalism to the mystical body of Christ: The interwar revolution in French Catholic political theology'

Respondent: Annabel Brett (Cambridge)
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21 November
Ann Thomson (EUI)
'Colonialism, Race and Slavery in Raynal's Histoire des Deux Indes'

Respondent: Felicia Gottmann (Dundee)
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14 November
Julia Nicholls (Oxford)
'French revolutionary thought and the early Third Republic'

Respondent: Robert Tombs (Cambridge)
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7 November
Stuart Elden (Warwick)
'Foucault and Shakespeare: Ceremony, Theatre, Politics'


31 October
Aline-Florence Manent (UCL)
'Theorising Democracy beyond "State’ and ‘Society"'

Respondent: David Runciman (Cambridge)
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24 October
John Robertson (Clare College, Cambridge)
'From state to society, through sacred history: Hobbes and Spinoza'

Respondent: Richard Serjeantson (Trinity College, Cambridge)
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Lent Term

6 March
Jenny Andersson (Paris, Sciences Po)
'The future of the world. A new history of the future'

27 February
Johan Olsthoorn (Leuven)
'Grotius on natural law and supererogation'

Respndent: Sarah Mortimer (Oxford)
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20 February
Seyla Benhabib (Yale)
'Legalism: A Reconstruction and Critique of Judith Shklar's Concept and its Contemporary Import'

Respondent: Katrina Forrester (Queen Mary)
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13 February
Ben Slingo (Cambridge)
'Cajetan, Suarez and republican liberty: A theme in later scholastic political thought'

Respondent: Harro Hopfl (Essex)
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6 February
Kinch Hoekstra (Berkeley)
'In His Veins the Blood of Kings: Thucydides in the Renaissance'

30 January
Jamie Martin (Sydney)
'The Transformation of International Economics during the Great Depression'

Respondent: Duncan Bell (Cambridge)
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23 January
Stefanos Geroulanos (NYU)
'The Emperor's Two Bodies: Mirrored Sovereignty, the Code Civil, and Napoleon's New Men'

 

Easter term

22 May
James Stafford (Cambridge)
'Commercial treaties and understandings of 'free trade' in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe'

Respondent: Richard Whatmore (St. Andrews)
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15 May
Niklas Olsen (Copenhagen)
'The Emergence of the Sovereign Consumer – from Adam Smith to the Socialist Calculation Debate'

8 May
Liisi Keedus (York)
'"The New World" of Karl Barth: Legacies of a political theologian'

Respondent: Waseem Yaqoob (Cambridge)
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1 May
John Marshall (Johns Hopkins)
'Islam, Toleration and the Enlightenment'
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