Author Archives: Robert Jubb

CFP: “Bringing the People back into Republican Democracy” MANCEPT Workshop 8-10 September 2014.

“CFP: “Bringing the People back into Republican Democracy” MANCEPT Workshop 8-10 September 2014. Website: http://republicandemocracy.wordpress.com/ Keynote speaker: Dr. Karma Nabulsi – University of Oxford The republican tradition in political theory is distinguished by its strong emphasis on popular sovereignty and active … Continue reading

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CFP: Global Justice: Radical Perspectives – MANCEPT Workshops, September 8-10, 2014

The Global Justice debate, framed around the scope of justice, is largely abstract, adopts the methodology of ideal theory, and endorses a liberal perspective, i.e. liberal cosmopolitanism, statist liberalism, and liberal nationalism. Is this the best way to theorise about … Continue reading

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2nd CFP: The Buck Stops Where? Responsibility in the Global Economy

2nd CFP: The Buck Stops Where? Responsibility in the global economy 21st May 2014 University College London Keynote Speaker: Elizabeth Ashford (St Andrews) On 24 April 2013, the Rana Plaza factory complex in Savar, Bangladesh collapsed, killing 1,127 people. This … 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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Notice: ECPR General Conference Panel, Patterns of Participation and Complicity in Global Injustices

Panel at the ECPR General Conference, Reykjavik, 25-27 August 2011. Abstract below. Paper proposals to be submitted online through the ECPR website by 1st February 2011. Please contact Avia Pasternak, University of Essex (aviap@essex.ac.uk) or Rob Jubb, University College London … Continue reading

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Sen’s ‘The Idea of Justice’ (Chapter 3, Institutions and Persons)

Sen’s purpose in this comparatively short chapter seems to be to draw a distinction between principles of justice that focus on institutions and those that focus on behaviour and so on consequences, and then condemn “institutionally fundamentalist” principles for failing … Continue reading

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