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St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford 6-8 January 2022
Conference Convenors: Elizabeth Frazer (Oxford), Gary Browning (Oxford) Conference Academic Convenors: Adrian Blau (King's College), Benjamin Holland (University of Nottingham) and Marie Moran (University College Dublin). Conference Administrator: Maria Dede (University of Exeter)
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Political Thought Conference January 6-8 2022

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Britain and Ireland Association for Political Thought conference, 6th-8th January 2022 – St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford Academic Convenors: Adrian Blau (King’s College London), Ben Holland (Nottingham), and Marie Moran (University College Dublin). Conference Convenors: Gary Browning (Oxford Brookes) and Elizabeth Frazer (Oxford).  Conference Administrator: Maria Dede (Exeter).

Plenary speakers: Giorgios Varouxakis (QMUL), James Alexander (Bilkent), Maeve Cooke (UCD), Cecile Fabre (Oxford).

Panel sessions:   Genealogy in Political Philosophy: Methods, Applications and Problems Chairs: Francesco Testini and Victor Braga Weber. Speakers: Nicholas Smyth; Ugur Aytac & Enzo Rossi; Verena Erlensbusch-Anderson; Daniele Lorenzini. Democracy Beyond Elections Chair: Chiara Destri. Speakers: Peter Stone; Annabelle Lever & Attila Mráz; Chiara Destri. Publicity and Privacy in Democratic Politics Chair: Jonathan Seglow Speakers: Jim Johnson & Susan Orr; Annabelle Lever; Jonathan Seglow Race and Racism in the History of Political Thought and Political Theory Chair: Adrian Blau. Speakers: Astrid Hampe-Nathaniel; Nasar Meer; Silvia Sebastiani; Andreas Sorger. Political Theory: Questions of Method  Speakers: Joseph Mohorcich; Michael Keary; Nicolas Mithen; Ruth Kelly. Liberalism Contested  Speakers: John William Devine; Detlef von Daniels; Jonny Thakkar; Allyn Fives. The History of Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Political Thought  Speakers: Aude Attuel-Hallade; Vivian Hall; Owen Phillips; Huahui Zhu. Democratic Theory Speakers: Deven Burks; Wenyang Gao; Sixtine Van Outryve D’Ydewalle. Gender, Race, and Oppression  Speakers: Allesandra Maglie; Katherine O’Donnell; Ashwini Vasanthakumar; Cat Wayland. The Politics of Work Speakers: Caleb Althorpe; Peter Giraudo; Tom Parr. Space, Time and Reason Speakers: John McGuire; Benjamin Mueser, Lowry Pressly; Robert Stone.

Author meets critics:   Dannica Fleuss, Radical Proceduralism: Ask Citizens, Not Philosophers!;    Ashwini Vasanthakumar, The Ethics of Exile: A Political Theory of Diaspora;   Carmen Pavel, Law beyond the State;    Emanuela Ceva and Maria Paola Feretti, Political Corruption: The Internal Enemy of Political Institutions;   Helen McCabe, John Stuart Mill, Socialist.