2007 Conference

St Catherine’s College, Oxford 4-6 January 2007
Convenors: Clare Chambers, University of Cambridge and David Owen, University of Southampton
Event timetable

Thursday 4th Jan 2007

2.00 – 4.00                  Arrival

4.00 – 4.30                  Tea

4.30 – 6.00                  Session 1

Rainer Forst, University of Frankfurt: Toleration

Discussant: Jon Quong, University of Manchester

6.00 –7.00                   Reception

7.00 – 8.30                  Dinner

8.30 – 10.00                Session 2

Nick Rengger, University of St. Andrews: Dealing in Darkness? The Anti-Pelagian Imagination in Political Theory and International Relations.

Discussant: Dan Butt, University of Oxford

10.00 –                         Bar

Friday 5th Jan 2007

8.00 – 9.00                  Breakfast

9.15 – 10.45                Session 3

Zofia Stemplowska, University of Manchester: Equality and responsibility

Discussant: Matt Matravers, University of York

10.45 – 11.15              Coffee

11.15 – 12.45              Session 4

Jon Parkin, University of York: “Straw Men”

Discussant: Philip Cook, London School of Economics

1.00 – 2.00                  Lunch

2.00 – 3.30                  Free Time

3.45 – 4.15                  Tea

4.15                              AGM, Accounts, Decisions, Elections – be there or risk being elected!

4.45 – 6.15                  Session 5

Alan Hamlin, University of Manchester: “Positive Constraints on Normative Political Theory”

Discussant: Alex Voorhoeve, London School of Economics

6.15 – 7.15                  Reception

7.15 – 8.30                  Dinner

8:30                             Session 6

Quentin Skinner, University of Cambridge: “Freedom as the absence of arbitrary power”

Discussant: Martin McIvor

 

Saturday 6th Jan 2007

8.00 – 9.00                  Breakfast

9.15 – 10.45                 Session 7

Cécile Fabre, London School of Economics: Ethics of war

Discussant: Katherine Eddy, University of Oxford

10.45 – 11.15              Coffee

11.15 – 12.45              Session 8

Chandran Kukathas, University of Utah: topic TBC

Discussant: Phil Parvin, Queen Mary, University of London

12.45                       Conference Ends

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