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Call for Papers: Conference on “The Ethics of Economic Institutions” Utrecht, January 8-10, 2015.   Our economic institutions are never merely economic institutions; they are always at the same time also moral statements about the good or right ways in … Continue reading

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Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? Ideal Theory Conference, April 25th-26th, 2014

For those of you interested in the nonideal/ideal theory debates in political philosophy, I thought I’d let you know that Bowling Green State University is hosting a conference on the subject in three weeks. Registration is still open if you’re … Continue reading

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Workshop Announcement: June 20, 2014 – Spectating and Acting: A Tension at the Heart of Democratic Politics

Workshop at the University of Edinburgh June 20, 2014 Main Library Building, Room 1.11 Spectating and Acting A Tension at the Heart of Democratic Politics The detailed programme, including the abstracts of the presentations, can be found here: http://judgepol.sps.ed.ac.uk/events/spectating-and-acting-a-tension-at-the-heart-of-democratic-politics/ Speakers Prof … Continue reading

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CFA: Moments of rupture: Event and negativity in modern thought

October 29 & 30, 2014 Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago de Chile Keynote speakers: Andreas Kalyvas (The New School, USA) Eduardo Sabrovsky (Universidad Diego Portales, Chile) Rupture is a motif central to modernity. A certain “culture of rupture” has animated in … Continue reading

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CFP: Rethinking Political Catholicism, Rome, May 22-23, 2014

Although the study of religion and politics has blossomed over the past decade, the normative debates over the appropriate place of religion in modern democracies often remain divorced from the study of the actual practices and meanings of religion in … Continue reading

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Hospitality Now (!): One-day conference, Paris (Sciences Po), July 1st, 2014

“Hospitaliy Now (!)” has two significations: one, what is the current state of scholarship regarding the thematisation of hospitality in political theory/science/philosophy? While work continues apace on hospitality all around the world, some of the key texts—one might think of … Continue reading

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Summer Course: Human Rights, International law, and Cosmopolitanism (HIC), Oslo, 16-20 June 2014

In this intensive summer Ph.D. course at the University of Oslo an international team of experts explores the philosophical foundation of human rights and the legitimacy of the institutions that establish them in practice. Topics include the nature of human … Continue reading

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Debating ‘Transitional Cosmopolitanism’ through Courts, University of Oslo, 3-4 March 2014

Sangerhall – Håndverkeren Kurs- og Konferansesenter  –  Rosenkrantzgate 7, 0159, Oslo Norwegian Centre for Human Rights- University of Oslo (NCHR-TAG- Human Rights and Conflict) Norwegian Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights – NORDEM Democracy as Idea and Practice Programme … Continue reading

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“Thinking outside the Cage: Towards a Nonspeciesist Paradigm for Scientific Research” A Conference to be held at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, March 27-28, 2014

“Thinking outside the Cage: Towards a Nonspeciesist Paradigm for Scientific Research” A Conference to be held at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, March 27-28, 2014 Scientific research is currently governed on the premise that humans have a right to use sentient … Continue reading

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MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory 2014: 2nd Call for Convenors

The MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory 2014 is an annual conference in political theory, organised under the auspices of the Manchester Centre for Political Theory. This year’s conference will be the eleventh event in the series and will take place … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Free Speech, Public Deliberation, and Global Affairs, University of Tromsø, 17-19 June, 2014

The Pluralism, Democracy, and Justice Research Group invites you to the conference   Free Speech, Public Deliberation, and Global Affairs 17–19 June 2014 University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway   Keynote speakers: Andreas Føllesdal (University of Oslo) … Continue reading

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Call for papers – ‘Food and Drink Policies: Paternalism, Free Speech, and Children’, ECPR General Conference

8th ECPR General Conference University of Glasgow 3th – 6th September 2014 Panel on Food and Drink Policies, Paternalism, Free Speech, and Children Panel Chairs: Morten Ebbe Juul Nielsen (Copenhagen University) and Helena Siipi (University of Turku) Panel Discussant: Garrath … Continue reading

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MANCEPT Workshops 2014 Call for Convenors

The MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory 2014 is an annual conference in political theory, organised under the auspices of the Manchester Centre for Political Theory. This year’s conference will be the eleventh event in the series and will take place … Continue reading

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Final Call for Papers: Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics, Northwestern University, March 13-15, 2014

Northwestern University,  Society for the Theory of Ethics and Politics  (NUSTEP) Political Philosophy Eighth Annual Conference, March 13 – 15, 2014 Keynote Addresses: Tamar Schapiro and Gary Watson Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2013 See: http://publicreason.net/2013/11/05/call-for-papers-society-for-the-theory-of-ethics-and-politics-northwestern-university-march-13-15-2014/ read more…

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Workshop “Disagreement: Logic and Politics”

10 December 2013 Faculty of Political, Economic and Social Sciences University of Milan Outline and purposes of the workshop Disagreement is certainly a prominent feature of political life. Disagreement also represents a challenge for normative political theory. If taken seriously, … Continue reading

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Reminder: Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? Abstracts Due November 1st

I’m posting a quick reminder that Bowling Green State University’s Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? abstract deadline is coming up this week, on November 1st. Here’s the CFP again, in case you didn’t see the original. CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The … Continue reading

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CfP – Conference: Dignity, Respect, and Self-respect.

Dignity, Respect, and Self-respect. Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Perspectives Department of History Culture Civilization, University of Bologna 26 – 27 May 2014 Call for abstracts deadline: 20 December 2013 Contact: Dr. Elena Irrera (email: elena.irrera2[at]unibo.it) The conference, which is part … Continue reading

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CfP: Transnational Migration and Changing Citizenship Regimes

Call for Papers: Transnational Migration and Changing Citizenship Regimes Workshop at the University of Ottawa, March 21, 2014 Citizenship regimes are shifting in significant ways in response to the global movement of people, in ways that serve to encourage some … Continue reading

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Annual Oxford Conference of the Britain and Ireland Association for Political Thought

Preregistration for the APT annual Political Thought Conference (details below), to be held  Thursday January 9 to Saturday January 11 2014, St           Catherine’s College Oxford,  is now open at  http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/8423662401 The latest version of the programme is on our … Continue reading

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CFP: Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? (Bowling Green Workshop in Ethics and Public Policy, April 25th-26th, 2014).

You know you wanna apply! CALL FOR ABSTRACTS The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy Political Utopia: Promise or Peril? April 25th-26th, 2014 The Bowling Green Workshop in Applied Ethics and Public Policy will take place in … Continue reading

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