Current Conference

2021 Conference

Political Thought Conference January 7-9 2021

BIAPT Political Thought Conference, St Catherines College, Oxford, January 7-9 2021:

We are very sorry to announce that the physical, truly social, international conference  in Oxford UK is cancelled. 

For 2021 we are very happy to announce an online event taking place on January 7-8. The panels are:

The intellectual History of Liberal Catholicism in Europe c. 1789-1922; Organizer: Aude Attuel-Hallade (Sorbonne)

The Politics and Ethics of Autonomy; Organizer: Kate Townsend (Exeter)

Race and Political Theory I: Historical PerspectivesII: US Perspectives; III: contemporary and comparative perspectives;  Organizer: Adrian Blau (King’s College))

Early Modern Histories of Civilization:  A Cross-Cultural Enquiry; Organizers: Leigh Jenco (LSE) and Signy Gutnick-Allen(LSE)

First Book Workshop: The politics of misery: Political agency and the medicalization of negative emotions; Author: Dan Degerman (University of Bristol)

The names of participants, title of papers, a detailed conference program, and how to register,  will be soon announced.

We are now working towards a physical international conference in Oxford January 6-8 2022.  Academic convenors and plenary speakers will be: 

Academic Convenors: Adrian Blau, KCL; Ben Holland, Nottingham; Mihaela Mihai, Edinburgh. Conference Convenors: Gary Browning, Oxford Brookes; Elizabeth Frazer, Oxford;  Conference Administrator: Maria Dede, Exeter.

Plenary speakers: James Alexander, Bilkent; Maeve Cooke, UCD;  Cecile Fabre, Oxford;  Juliet Hooker, Brown; Quentin Skinner, QMUL.