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Political Philosophy

Seminar in Contemporary Political Thought
Political Philosophy Workshop

Political Philosophy Group Meeting


Contemporary Political Thought

Research Seminar

Faculty of Philosophy and POLIS

Convenors: Dr Clare Chambers (Philosophy) and Dr Duncan Bell (POLIS)

The seminars take place on alternate Fridays between 1.00-2.30pm in the Prioress's Room, Jesus College. Refreshments are served at the close of formal proceedings. There is no pre-circulated paper and all are welcome.

Lent Term 2017

20th January
Dana Mills, University of Oxford
The Dancer of the Future from a Socialist Point of View: Eleanor Marx, Isadora Duncan, and Choreographing Socialist Feminism

3rd February
Herjeet Marway, University of Birmingham
Should we genetically select for the beauty feature of fair skin? Procreative Beneficence versus Procreative Justice

17th February
Chris Armstrong, University of Southampton
Institutions, Growth, and Global Justice

3rd March
David Runciman, University of Cambridge
States, Corporations, Robots

Political Philosophy Workshop

Convenor: Dr Clare Chambers

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

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.

The Workshop is open to senior members and graduate students and is not limited to members of the Faculty of Philosophy.

Apply to join the Political Philosophy Workshop mailing list at

The workshop is held in the 
Board Room of the Faculty of Philosophy, Sidgwick Site, on Fridays in the even weeks of term.