Political Theory Research Group

Upcoming Events

Date / Time Details Where
1st Apr 2020 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: *Cancelled due to COVID-19* Politics in the Social Factory?
Speaker: Thijs Keulen # University of Edinburgh
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
15th Apr 2020 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: *Cancelled due to COVID-19* Making Peace Through Democratic Means: Limitations of Normative Literature on the Analysis of Public Participation at the End of War
Speaker: Camilo Arévalo # University of Edinburgh
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
10th Jun 2020 15:00 (1 hour and 30 minutes) Seminar: *Cancelled due to COVID-19* What’s Wrong with (Justifying) Violence?
Speaker: Michael Neu # Brighton University
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
Date / Time Details Where
10 Jun 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: *Cancelled due to COVID-19* What’s Wrong with (Justifying) Violence?
Speaker: Michael Neu # Brighton University
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
15 Apr 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: *Cancelled due to COVID-19* Making Peace Through Democratic Means: Limitations of Normative Literature on the Analysis of Public Participation at the End of War
Speaker: Camilo Arévalo # University of Edinburgh
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
1 Apr 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: *Cancelled due to COVID-19* Politics in the Social Factory?
Speaker: Thijs Keulen # University of Edinburgh
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
25 Mar 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: *Cancelled due to COVID-19* Locke’s Consuming Individuals: Property and Colonization
Speaker: Hagar Kotef # SOAS
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
18 Mar 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: What If: Multispecies Justice as the Expression of a Utopian Desire
Speaker: Mathias Thaler # University of Edinburgh
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
11 Mar 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Representation of Women’s Groups During Peace Negotiations
Speaker: Laura Montanaro # University of Essex
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
4 Mar 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Reason and its Other: On the Disappearance of Emancipation
Speaker: Lukas Slothuus # University of Edinburgh
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
12 Feb 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: *Cancelled* An Ethics of Migration and Nationality
Speaker: Shunsuke Shirakawa # Kwansei Gakuin University
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
5 Feb 2020 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Thinking through the Silence: Theorizing the Rape of Jewish Males during the Holocaust through Survivor Testimonies
Speaker: Tommy Curry # University of Edinburgh
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place, University of Edinburgh
30 Jan 2020 1:00pm - 1 Feb 2020 5:00pm Conference: Memories of Loss, Dreams of Solidarity
Hosted by: ERC GREYZONE # PIR
Violet Laidlaw, CMB
13 Jan 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm Lecture: Shatema Threadcraft (Dartmouth), Redistributing Narrative Capital: Lynching, Rape and Stories of Black Peoplehood
Introduced by: Elinor Mason # Philosophy; Hosted by: Mihaela Mihai # PIR
Violet Laidlaw, CMB
9 Dec 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm Lecture: Democracy and Constitutional Reform: Deliberative versus populist constitutionalism
Speaker: Simone Chambers # UC Irvine
Violet Laidlaw Room, Chrystal Macmillan Building
2 Dec 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm Lecture: CANCELLED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION The Indispensable Powers of Receptivity in times of Political Ecological Calamity
Speaker: Rom Coles # Australian Catholic University
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place
27 Nov 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: CANCELLED DUE TO INDUSTRIAL ACTION ‘Wir sind das Volk’. Power and powerlessness in the political thinking of 1989
Speaker: Anders Berg Sorensen # Copenhagen University
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place
13 Nov 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: From Republicanism to Socialism
Speaker: Paul Raekstad # University of Edinburgh, PIR
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place
6 Nov 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Toward an Ethics of Hunger Strikes
Speaker: Candice Delmas # Northeastern University
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place
30 Oct 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Theorising disability from margin to centre
Speaker: Cat Wayland # University of Edinburgh, PIR
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place
23 Oct 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Affect, Deliberation and the Role of Reflexivity through Internal Conversation in Democratic Theory
Speaker: Gisli Vogler # University of Edinburgh, PIR
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place
9 Oct 2019 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: On the Threshold of Faith: reconciling common and faith schooling through adequacy
Speaker: Philip Cook # University of Edinburgh, PIR
Room 3.15, 18 Buccleuch Place
5 Jul 2017 2:00pm - 4:00pm Lecture: Glued to the Image: A phenomenology of racialization through works of art
Speaker: Alia Al-Saji # McGill University
CMB Staff Room 6th floor
14 Jun 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: What is the matter with political trust?
Speaker: Matthew Festenstein # York
CMB 2.15
7 Jun 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Contesting Detention and Deportation: Bourdieu, Migration, Memory
Speaker: Jill Poeggel # PIR
CMB 2.15
31 May 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: TBA
Speaker: Philip Cook # PIR
18 Buccleuch Place, 3rd floor, room 3.15, access with U of E card
22 May 2017 3:00pm - 5:00pm Lecture: Gender and Progress in Contemporary Critical Theory
Speaker: Amy Allen # Liberal Arts Research Professor of Philosophy and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Penn State University
CMB Staff Room, 6th Floor
10 May 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Finance as a global public good
Speaker: Tim Hayward # PIR
CMB 2.15
3 May 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: The Speech Act of Protest
Speaker: Matthew Chrisman # Philosophy Edinburgh
CMB 2.15
26 Apr 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Realism in Migration Ethics
Speaker: Kieran Oberman # PIR
CMB 2.15
29 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Economic duties and economic justice
Speaker: Joe Carens # University of Toronto
CMB 2.15
28 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Lecture: Part-Time for All: New Norms for Work and Care
Speaker: Professor Jennifer Nedelsky # University of Toronto
CMB Staff Room 6th floor
22 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: “I'm not with stupid”: false consciousness stories for a post-Brexit age
Speaker: Lorna Finlayson # Essex University
CMB 2.15
15 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Legitimacy, Judgment, and Utopia 
Speaker: Thomas Fossen # Leiden University
CMB 2.15
8 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: The “Grey Zone”: Approaches, Implications, Historical Contexts
Speaker: Hugh McDonnell # PIR
CMB 2.15
1 Mar 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: The Tory consequences of Whig Foundations: David Hume on the Social Contract and the State
Speaker: Chandran Kukathas # LSE
CMB 2.15
8 Feb 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: The Best Available Parent
Speaker: Anca Gheaus # Pompeu Fabra University
CMB 2.15
1 Feb 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Judging Violent Resistances
Speaker: Maša Mrovlje # PIR
CMB 2.15
25 Jan 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Victory in the Just War Tradition
Speaker: Cian O'Driscoll # Glasgow University
CMB 2.15
18 Jan 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: On the Methodology of Rights Theory
Speaker: Chiming Zhong # PIR
CMB 2.15
14 Dec 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Pre-read event: Human Shields, Law, and the Body in War
Speaker: Nicola Perugini # PIR
CMB 2.15
7 Dec 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Pre-read event: Needing and Necessity
Speaker: Guy Fletcher # Philosophy University of Edinburgh
CMB 2.15
30 Nov 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Pre-read event: 'Scripting the City: J. G. Ballard among the Architects'
Speaker: Duncan Bell # Cambridge University
18 Bucleuch Place, room 3.15
23 Nov 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Pre-read event: The Place of Utopia in Realist Political Theory
Speaker: Mathias Thaler # PIR
CMB 2.15
19 Nov 2016 10:30am - 6:00pm Workshop: Workshop: Political Ontology, Critique and Democratic Politics
Arts Lecture Theatre, University of St Andrews St Andrews
18 Nov 2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm Roundtable: What Is to Be Done?
Seminar Room 2, Chrystal Macmillan Building, University of Edinburgh
9 Nov 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Pre-read event: Money for Justice: How Can a Little Help a Lot?
Speaker: Tim Hayward # TBC
CMB 2.15
2 Nov 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Pre-read event: A Modern Theodicy: John Rawls and 'The Law of Peoples'
Speaker: Louis Fletcher # TBC
CMb 2.15
26 Oct 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Women of Colour's Agency and White Ignorance: Thinking through Erasure and Resistance
Speaker: Akwugo Emejulu # TBC
CMB 2.15
19 Oct 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Need and the Demands of Justice
Speaker: Cristina Dineen # TBC
CMB 2.15
12 Oct 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Justice, Integrity, and the Green Parenting Duty
Speaker: Liz Cripps # TBC
CMB 2.15
5 Oct 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Gisli Vogler (PIR) 'Margaret Archer, Hannah Arendt, and the Humanising Project of Reflective Judgement in Late Modernity' | Political Theory Research Group (PTRG)
CMB 2.15
28 Sep 2016 3:00pm - 4:30pm Seminar: Max Jaede (IASH), Thomas Hobbes's Proto-Liberal Conception of Peace
CMB 2.15