Monthly Archives: July 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: “Human Rights Thought and Practice in the Contemporary World”

The Political Thought Specialist Group of the Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom will hold its annual conference on Saturday 24th November 2012 at the London School of Economics and Political Science. The conference will be sponsored by the … Continue reading

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Call for abstracts

Theorizing Transitional Justice   Editors: Claudio Corradetti, European Academy of Bolzano Nir Eisikovits, Suffolk University, Boston Jack Rotondi, Suffolk University, Boston   The field of Transitional Justice – the interdisciplinary study of how countries emerge from civil strife and mass … Continue reading

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The idea of evil: secular approaches

MANCEPT/MANCEV conference Thursday 22 November – Friday 23 November 2012 Arthur Lewis Building, University of Manchester Conference organisers Stephen de Wijze, (MANCEPT/Politics), dewijze@manchester.ac.uk Catherine Abell, (MANCEV/Philosophy), catharine.abell@manchester.ac.uk Eve Garrard, (MANCEPT/Philosophy), eve.garrard@manchester.ac.uk Speakers Adam Morton, (University of British Columbia) Luke Russell, … Continue reading

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When the State Speaks, What Should It Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality

  I am happy to announce that Princeton University Press has relased my new book: http://www.amazon.com/When-State-Speaks-What-Should/dp/0691147620   Here is a description: When the State Speaks, What Should It Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality How should a liberal … Continue reading

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Nicole Hassoun, Globalization and Global Justice: Shrinking Distance, Expanding Obligations

I wanted to let everyone know that my friend Nicole Hassoun’s book Globalization and Global Justice: Shrinking Distance, Expanding Obligations recently came out with Cambridge University Press and it should certainly be of interest to many readers of this blog. Here … Continue reading

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Harvard University: Graduate Conference in Political Theory – October 26–27, 2012

The Department of Government (FAS) at Harvard University will host its annual conference for graduate students in political theory and political philosophy on October 26–27, 2012. Papers on any theme or topic within political theory — from the history of … Continue reading

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