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Cambridge Centre for Political Thought

 

Michaelmas Term 2022

Research Seminar Series 1 Research Seminar Series 2

10 October 

Roundtable on: Religion Enlightenment and Empire             

Jessica Patterson (Newnham College, Cambridge)

Commentators:
Shruti Kapila (Corpus Christi, Cambridge)

Ian Stewart (QMUL)

Niall O'Flaherty (KCL)

Venue: Old Divinity School, St John's College, Main Lecture Theatre

17 October

Title: TBC

Valentina Arena (UCL)

Commentator: Malcolm Schofield (St John's College, Cambridge)

Venue: Old Divinity School, St John's College, Main Lecture Theatre

24 October

Virtue beyond law? Christian ethics and political duties in Reformation Europe 

Sarah Mortimer (Christ Church, Oxford) 

Commentator: Magnus Ryan (Peterhouse, Cambridge)

Venue: Old Divinity School, St John's College, Main Lecture Theatre

 

 

31 October

Hans Kelsen, Imperial Dissolution, and the History of Modern Legal Thought

Natasha Wheatley (Princeton)

Commentator: Christopher Clark (St Catherine's College, Cambridge)

Venue: Old Divinity School, St John's College, Main Lecture Theatre

 

7 November

Friedrich Carl Savigny and the Politics of Legal Knowledge

Charlotte Johann (Churchill College, Cambridge) 

Commentator: TBC

Venue: Old Divinity School, St John's College, Main Lecture Theatre

 

14 November 

On the Liberties of the Ancients: Licentousness, Equal Rights, and the Rule of Law

Benjamin Straumann (Zurich)

Commentator: Lars Vinx (Hughes Hall, Cambridge)

Venue: Old Divinity School, St John's College, Main Lecture Theatre

 

21 November

From Cyberspace to the Metaverse: Toward an Intellectual History of the Internet

Angus Burgin (Johns Hopkins University)

Commentator: David Runciman (University of Cambridge)

Venue: Old Divinity School, St John's College, Main Lecture Theatre

 

 

28 November

Book Discussion: The Meddlers: Sovereignty, Empire, and the Birth of Global Economic Politics

Jamie Martin (Harvard)

Commentators:

Mira Siegelberg (King's College, Cambridge)

Steven Klein (KCL)

Duncan Bell (Christ's College, Cambridge)

Venue: Old Divinity School, St John's College, Main Lecture Theatre