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Cambridge Centre for Political Thought

 

All sessions begin at 5 pm. Please note: Unless otherwise stated, the seminar will take place at Keynes Hall, King's College. Due to the limited in-person capacity, we ask that students reserve their seats for each session via Eventbrite. Registration links for individual sessions will be distributed via the mailing list. 

Research Seminar Series 1 Research Seminar Series 2

24 January

Violent Fraternity: Indian Political Thought in the Global Age: A Roundtable Discussion

Shruti Kapila (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge) 

Commentators: Faisal Devji (Oxford) and Cécile Laborde (Oxford) 

Chair: Richard Bourke (King's College, Cambridge)

Venue: Zoom

 

31 January

The Kelsenian Critique of Militant Democracy

Sandrine Baume (Lausanne)

Commentator: Lars Vinx (Hughes Hall, Cambridge) 

Chair: Charlotte Johann (Churchill College, Cambridge)

Venue: Zoom

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7 February

'A Monarch Feels For No-One’: Sophie de Grouchy’s French Revolutionary Republicanism

Kathleen McCrudden Illert (European University Institute)

Chair: Emma Mackinnon (Emmanuel College, Cambridge)

 

14 February

Commerce Before Capitalism: Fénelon, Vauban, Boisguilbert

Ryan Hanley (Boston College)

Commentator: Michael Sonenscher (King's College, Cambridge)

Chair: Samuel Zeitlin (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)

 

21 February

The Quest for Law in Early 19th-Century Germany

Charlotte Johann (Churchill College, Cambridge)

Chair: Richard Bourke (King's College, Cambridge)

 

28 February

Not the 'Dismal Science' but the 'Lifeless' one: Critiques of Classical Political Economy in Latin America

Nicola Miller (UCL)

Commentator: Eduardo Posada-Carbó (Oxford)

Chair: Charlotte Johann (Churchill College, Cambridge)

 

7 March

Recovering Anti-colonial Solidarity

Jarred Holley (Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge)

Chair: Emma Mackinnon (Emmanuel College, Cambridge)

 

14 March

Hobbes’s Political Philosophy: Man and Morality

Devin Stauffer (University of Texas, Austin)

Commentator: John Dunn (King's College, Cambridge)

Chair: Samuel Zeitlin (Corpus Christi College, Cambridge)