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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

14 October

Roundtable on In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy

Katrina Forrester (Harvard University)

Commentators: Emma Mackinnon (Cambridge) and Christopher Brooke (Cambridge)

21 October

Empire, Freedom, and Violence: Theories of Political Pluralism and Dante's Monarchy

Serena Ferente (KCL)

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28 October

Marx, Arendt and the Temporalities of Revolution’

Miriam Leonard (UCL)


4 November

Acting, Artifice, and the Political Sphere in Eighteenth-Century French Thought

Shiru Lim (Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Göttingen)

11 November 

Ecce Homo: Nietzsche on the Philosophic Life

Heinrich Meier (LMU)

18 November

Interpreting the French Revolution with Germaine de Staël

Adela Halo (QMUL)

25 November

The Neoliberal Turn

Angus Burgin (Johns Hopkins University)

Commentator: Will Davies (Goldsmiths)

Joint with the US History Seminar

2 December

Freedom, Slavery, and Empire in Machiavelli's Discourses on Livy

Adam Woodhouse (University of Chicago)

Commentator: Quentin Skinner (QMUL)