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Political Thought and Intellectual History

                           Michaelmas Term 2018

All seminars meet on Monday at 5.00pm - 6.45pm in the Old Combination Room, Trinity College.


8 October

Annabel Brett (Cambridge)
Dilemmas of Sovereignty: Law, Politics and Moral Reasoning in Hugo Grotius 

15 October

Stephen Holmes (NYU)
The Constitutionalism of Imperial Expansion

22 October

Signy Gutnick Allen (LSE)
Hobbes on the Definition of a Legal Sphere

Commentator: Richard Serjeantson (Cambridge)
29 October

Philippa Byrne (Oxford)
Can we write an ethical history of the early common law?

Commentator: Jenny Benham (Cardiff)

5 November -
Joint with US History Seminar

Corey Robin (CUNY)
Race Man: The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas

12 November

Daniel Luban (Yale)
Coercion in a Subjective World

Commentator: Nakul Krishna (Cambridge)

19 November

26 November

Marius Ostrowski (Oxford)
Reform or Revolution', redux: Eduard Bernstein on the 1918-19 German Revolution

Commentator: Gareth Stedman-Jones (QMUL)


For more information visit Cambridge Centre for Political Thought