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Political Theory Research Group Seminar Series 2007-2008

All seminars take place in the Conference Room (20.103), School of Politics, International Studies & Philosophy, 21 University Square, QUB

  • Jason Frank (Cornell University) ‘Revolution and Reiteration: Hannah Arendt's Critique of Constituent Power’, Friday 5th October 2007, 3.00-5.00 pm
  • Dan Bulley (QUB) ‘Ethics and/as Hospitality? Theorising International Ethics’, Friday 23rd November 2007, 3.00-5.00pm
  • Rasmus Karlsson (Lund University) ‘Beyond the Rawlsian Monologue’, Wednesday 28th November 2007, 4.30-6.30 pm
  • Fiachra O'Brolchain (QUB) ‘Libertarianism, Patents and GM’, Wednesday 12th December 2007, 4.30-6.30 pm
  • Jurgen De Wispelaere (Trinity College Dublin) ‘The Regulation of Suicide: Ethics, Policy and Public Health’, Friday 8th February 2008, 3.00-5.00 pm
  • Monica Mookherjee (Keele University) ‘Recognising the Soft Relativism of Rights’, Friday 15thFebruary 2008, 3.00-5.00 pm
  • Graham Finlay (UCD)'Comprehensive Liberalism and Civic Education in the Republic of Ireland', Friday 11th April 2008, 3.00-5.00 pm
  • Graeme Watson (QUB) 'New Reformation?: Paul Goodman’s contribution to the politics of well-being’, Friday 2nd May 2008, 3.00-5.00 pm
  • Michael Bacon (Royal Holloway, University of London) ‘Rorty and Pragmatist Social Criticism’, Friday 16th May 2008, 3.00-5.00 pm
  • Jacqui Briggs (University of Lincoln) ‘Compulsory Voting and Differential Turnout: Lessons from Belgium’, Wednesday 28th May 2008, 4.30-6.30 pm