Monthly Archives: January 2013

2013 Montreal Political Theory Manuscript Workshop Award Winner

The Groupe de recherche en philosophie politique de Montréal (GRIPP) is pleased to announce the 2013 winner of the Annual Montreal Political Theory Manuscript Workshop Award: “Servitude, Independence, and Labor Republicanism in America,” by Alex Gourevitch of the Department of … Continue reading

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New Work in Experimental Political Philosophy?

Dear all, I am interested in finding new work on experimental political philosophy that might be worth mentioning in a review article on the topic. Any references would be great. All best, -Nicole read more…

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Dating Websites for Love-Seeking Philosophy Buffs

Ayn Rand devotees are now finding love connections at Atlasphere.com, but what is out there for philosophers whose tastes run less libertarian?  We need websites to fill the void.  For starters:  JohnRawlsMatch.com (“Maximizing the romantic potential of the least desirable Americans … Continue reading

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January 2013 APT newsletter

The Britain and Ireland Association for Political Thought (APT) is now recognised by HEFC as a learned society with the standing to be consulted on a variety of research issues. So members were able to defend the interests of political … Continue reading

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Legitimacy 2.0: Transparency Online – Its Meaning, Impact And Value

Call for Papers Special Workshop at the World Congress of Philosophy of Law (IVR) Belo Horizonte (Brazil), 21-28t July 2013 Transparency is everywhere, or at least talk of it is everywhere. The mainstream view is that transparency furthers accountability and … Continue reading

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Response to Sarah Conly on Chapter 2 of When the State Speaks, What Should It Say? How Democracies Can Protect Expression and Promote Equality

I’d like to thank Sarah Conly and our commentators for raising an important set of questions about the book. In this post, I focus on Conly’s worry that reflective revision cannot include citizens who reject the core democratic values of … Continue reading

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CFP: Cosmopolitanism and Conflict, Rome, October 11-13 2013

Call for Papers Cosmopolitanism and Conflict  John Cabot University, Rome, October 11-13 2013 Confirmed speakers: Daniele Archibugi (Birkbeck and CNR, Rome) Robert Bernasconi (Penn State)     James Bohman (St. Louis) Hauke Brunkhorst (Flensburg)     Fred Dallmayr (Notre Dame) Costas Douzinas (Birkbeck)     Patrick … Continue reading

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1st St Andrews Graduate Conference in International Political Theory

Hosted by the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, 10-11 June 2013 On 10-11 June 2013 the School of International Relations, University of St Andrews, is hosting the 1st St Andrews Graduate Conference in International Political Theory. The conference … Continue reading

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Call for abstracts: Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy

This is a call for abstracts for the first annual Workshop for Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy to be held Oct. 17-20, 2013 in Tucson, AZ at the Westward Look Hotel and Resort. Abstracts in all areas of Political Philosophy … Continue reading

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Conference Announcement: Liberalism and Republicanism: Public Policy Implications

School of Public Policy, Department of Political Science, University College London 13 February, 2013 Keynote speaker Dr Stuart White (Oxford) ‘The Liberal Contribution to Republican Political Theory’ In recent years there has been a growing interest among political theorists and … Continue reading

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MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory: 2nd Call for Convenors

Tenth Annual Conference: 4th - 6th September 2013 Once again, the Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT) in Politics at the University of Manchester will be organizing the annual Political Theory Workshops. Over the last nine years, participants from over twenty five … Continue reading

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2nd CfP: The relationship between Political Theory and politics – Graduate Conference in Political Theory

28 May 2013, University of Sheffield, ICOSS, 10 am-6 pm Keynote speaker: Prof. Michael Freeden University of Nottingham/Oxford University Almost any Political Theory aspires to address itself to a chosen political context, to speak to politics, and to be, at … Continue reading

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2nd CFP: ‘Rhetoric, Between the Theory and Practice of Politics’ Conference, University of Minho, 21-22 June 2013

RHETORIC, BETWEEN THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF POLITICS International Conference  CEHUM, University of Minho Braga, Portugal June 21-22, 2013 Invited Speakers: Benedetto Fontana (CUNY) Bryan Garsten (Yale University) Eugene Garver (St. John’s University) Marco Geuna (University of Milan) James Martin (Goldsmiths, University of London) Kari Palonen (University of Jyväskylä) … Continue reading

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CFP: 11th Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy

11th Pavia Graduate Conference in Political Philosophy 9th and 10th September 2013 CALL FOR PAPERS On the 9th and 10th of September 2013, the Department of Political and Social Sciences, University of Pavia (Italy), under the joint patronage of the … Continue reading

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European Citizenship: Twenty Years On

Next year it will be 20 years since EU citizenship was first introduced. Much has happened. An international congress in Uppsala in March stock-takes and seeks out the challenges ahead: http://www.europeancitizenship.se/ Welcome! read more…

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Changes to Public Reason

Public Reason has undergone a facelift! We’re always looking for ways to make Public Reason better, and gradual changes have been introduced over time – such as features to allow sharing of posts via social networking sites. However, some features … Continue reading

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2nd Call for papers: 2013 Oxford Graduate Conference in Political Theory, ‘The Politics of Equality’

Paper proposals are invited for the second Oxford Graduate Conference in Political Theory, to be held at the University of Oxford Department of Politics and International Relations on 25th-26th April 2013. Proposals of no more than 500 words are requested … Continue reading

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Call for papers: 7th ECPR General Conference Sciences Po, Bordeaux 4th – 7th September 2013

Panel on Politics Through Procedures? Examining the Scope and Nature of Procedural Justification in Politics Section: Justification and Application. The Nature and Function of Political Norms Panel Conveners: Andrei Poama (Sciences-Po, Paris) and Emanuela Ceva (University of Pavia) This panel … Continue reading

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New volume: Public Reason 4 (1-2) [open access peer-reviewed journal]

 We are pleased to announce that Public Reason 4 (1-2) is now available online at http://publicreason.ro/cuprins/8 Public Reason is an open-access peer-reviewed journal of political and moral philosophy and all articles are available for download as .pdf, .mobi, and .epub. … Continue reading

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