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Unless otherwise specified, seminars take place from 5pm to 6.45pm in Keynes Hall King's College (map).

Research Seminar Series 1Research Seminar Series 2

25 January

Democracy Requires Organized Collective Power

Steven Klein (King's College London)

Chair: Emma McKinnon

Commentator: Samuel Bagg (Nuffield College, University of Oxford)

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1 February

Carl Schmitt in Leipzig – Defence of Democracy or Autocratic Subversion?

Lars Vinx (Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge)

Chair: Samuel Zeitlin

Commentator:Lucia Rubinelli (Robinson College, University of Cambridge)


8 February

Thucydides’ Tragic Science of Democratic Defeat

Mark Fisher (Georgetown University)

Chair: Emma McKinnon

Commentator: Lisa Kallet (University College, University of Oxford)

15 February

Kant's 'True Politics'

Susan Shell (Boston College)

Chair: Samuel Zeitlin

Commentator: Katerina Deligiorgi (University of Sussex)



22 February

Experiencing Republican Texts

Rachel Hammersley (Newcastle)

Chair: Richard Bourke

Commentator: Mark Goldie (Churchill College, University of Cambridge)

 1 March

Not Being Kantian about Moral Justification

Luc Foisneau (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS)

Chair: Lucia Rubinelli

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

8 March

Hegel and Italian Political Thought

Fernanda Gallo (Homerton College, University of Cambridge)

Chair: Richard Bourke

Commentator: Gareth Stedman Jones (Queen Mary University of London)

15 March

Separation of Powers as a New Theory

Jeffrey Tulis (University of Texas at Austin)

Chair: Samuel Zeitlin

Commentator: Lucia Rubinelli (Robinson College, University of Cambridge)