PSA Political Thought group workshop: The Political Theory of Protest and Violence: new research agendas

Political Studies Association

Specialist Group: Political Thought


The Political Theory of Violence and Protest: new research agendas

Friday April 11 2014

University of Southampton, Department of Politics and International Relations

Nuffield Theatre Building

12.00   Registration and sandwich lunch.

1.00-2.00 p.m. Workshop session 1:

Vittorio Bufacchi, University College Cork : Historical violence


2.00-3.00 p.m. Workshop session 2:

Christopher Hamel, Universite Libre de Bruxelles: Republican theory of contestation and legitimacy


3.00-3.45 Keynote address:

Karuna Mantena, Yale University: tba


3.45-4.15 p.m. Tea


4.15-5.30 Workshop session 3:

Alexei Anisin, University of Essex: The Backfire Process and the Rise of the 2013 Turkish Uprisings

Lukas Slothuus, University of the Arts, London: UK student organising and protest strategies, and the organic-prefigurative dichotomy.


5.30-6.30 Workshop session 4:


Mathias Thaler, University of Edinburgh:  ‘Judgepol’:Political Theory’s contribution to the interdisciplinary study of political violence.


6.30-7.00 p.m. Drinks

7.00 p.m. Close.


Organisers: Elizabeth Frazer, University of Oxford, David Owen, University of Southampton


Map: (direct UNILINK buses from Southampton Airport Parkway Station to the campus every 15 minutes.)

Cost: £10 per person to PSA members; £25 per person to non-members

To register: email – quote your PSA membership number.


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