The Political Theory Group invites domestic and international guest speakers to present and discuss papers. The seminar is attended by staff members, and PhD students from the Department of Government, but it also has regular participants from other departments and universities. Visitors are welcome.
All seminars take place Thursday 16:00-17:30 via zoom (link will be provided via email to the seminar mailing list).
Speakers will have the option to pre-circulate their papers; if you would like to receive a copy of the paper, please email Signy Gutnick Allen (firstname.lastname@example.org) one week before the seminar.
1 October 2020
Hwa Young Kim (LSE): Responsible Moralism: What Political Principles Need to Guide Real Political Agents
15 October 2020
Leigh Jenco (LSE): Moral Knowledge and Empirical Verification in Late Ming China
29 October 2020
Signy Gutnick-Allen (LSE): Hobbes on the Definition of a Legal Sphere: Clues from his Account of Crime and Punishment
19 November 2020
Luke Davies (LSE): Unilateral choice, property acquisition, and independence
3 December 2020
Will Bosworth (LSE): Justice as Impartiality Across Species
10 December 2020
Bruno Leipold (LSE): A German Res Publica: The Young Marx’s Republicanism, 1842-1843
28 January 2021
Jennie Ikuta (University of Missouri): Contesting Conformity: Democracy and the Paradox of Political Belonging
11 February 2021
Alex Gourevitch (Brown University): Themselves Must Strike the Blow: The Socialist Argument for Strikes and Self-Emancipation
NOTE - This seminar will run 15:30-17:00
4 March 2021
Lucia Rubinelli (University of Cambridge): Plebiscites and Democracy
18 March 2021
Torrey Shanks (University Toronto): Improperty
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