LSE Legal and Political Theory Conference on ‘Law, Liberty, and State’

  • Jun 20-21: conference on ‘Law, Liberty, and State’.


Our conference will discuss the theme of Law, Liberty, and State in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Political theorists, international relations scholars, philosophers and lawyers from various fields of public law will present papers on this theme, reflecting on the contribution of the following thinkers: F.A. Hayek, Michael Oakeshott, and Carl Schmitt.



Nehal Bhuta (EUI); David Boucher (Cardiff); David Dyzenhaus (Toronto); Duncan Kelly (Cambridge); Paul Kelly (LSE); Karen Knop (Toronto); Hans Lindahl (Tilburg); Martin Loughlin (LSE); Chandran Kukathas (LSE); Thomas Poole (LSE); Adrian Vermeule (Harvard); Lars Vinx (Bilkent); Lea Ypi (LSE)


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