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Political Philosophy

 

Contemporary Political Thought Seminars
Political Philosophy Workshop

Political Philosophy Group Meeting

 

There are two research seminars in the Faculty concerned with Political Philosophy. Details on each can be found below.


Contemporary Political Thought Seminars

Faculty of Philosophy and POLIS

Convenors: Dr John Filling (Philosophy) and Dr Duncan Bell (POLIS)

All seminars will be held online via Zoom in 2020-21. All welcome.

Links will be sent via the Political Philosophy Mailing List at the University of Cambridge. You can apply to be added to the list here: https://lists.cam.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/soc-polphil

The seminars are held throughout Michaelmas and Lent, on Fridays in odd weeks of term, 1pm-2.30pm.

Michaelmas Term 2020

9th October:
Bonnie Honig (Brown)
'Fabulation and the Right to the City: The Bacchae with Saidiya Hartman and Hannah Arendt’

23rd October:
Annette Zimmermann (York)
Title TBC

6th November:
Vanessa Wills (George Washington)
'The Meaning of “Rich Individuality” in Marxist Theory'

20th November:
Melvin Rogers (Brown)
'Thinking About Black Republicanism: An Introduction’

Lent Term 2021

22nd January:
Udit Bhatia (Sheffield)
‘Towards Party Constitutionalism: On Freedom of Speech within Political Parties’

5th February:
Tommy Curry (Edinburgh)

19th February:
Laura Valentini (KCL)

5th March:
Kathryn Sophia Belle (Penn State)
'Audre Lorde on Care'

 

Political Philosophy Workshop

Convenor: Dr John Filling

The Political Philosophy Workshop is a forum for discussing work in progress by political philosophers/theorists based in Cambridge.

Papers are pre-circulated on the Workshop mailing list and must be read in advance: there is no presentation of the paper at the Workshop. To receive the pre-circulated papers, apply to join the Political Philosophy Workshop mailing list here: https://lists.cam.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/soc-polphil 

The Workshop is open to senior members and postgraduate students and is not limited to members of the Faculty of Philosophy. PhD students may present a paper; MPhil students may attend, but may not present.

All sessions will be held online via Zoom in 2020-21. Links will be sent via the Political Philosophy Mailing List at the University of Cambridge. You can apply to be added to the list here: https://lists.cam.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/soc-polphil

The workshop runs throughout Michaelmas and Lent, on Fridays in even weeks of term, 1pm-2.30pm.

Michaelmas Term 2020

16th October:
Paula Keller (Philosophy, Cambridge)
‘Reforming “Formation”: from Romantic Personal Identity to Hegelian Social Identity’

30th October:
David Simon (Law)
‘The Syntactic Structure of Legal Rights’

13th November:
Clare Chambers (Philosophy, Cambridge)
‘What Bodily Integrity Isn’t’

27th November:
Lucy McDonald (St John’s, Cambridge)
‘Policing Speech’

Lent Term 2021

29th January:
Jacopo Domenicucci (Emmanuel, Cambridge)
‘A Person-First Approach to Trust’

12th February:
Marijn Nohlmans (POLIS)
‘The Realist Case for Neo-republicanism’

26th February:
Paulina Sliwa (Philosophy, Cambridge)
‘Taking Responsibility’

12th March:
Maeve McKeown (Philosophy, Cambridge)