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Conferences, Workshops and Book Launches

The centre regular hosts conferences and workshops.  Past events include the Association for Social and Political Philosophy Annual Conference 2022 Political Philosophy & Political Activism and  Theories of Liberty Commemorative conference and the Graduate Political Theory Conference. 


If you wish to hold an event in 2024-2025 academic year, please get in touch with the centre director Elizabeth Kahn


This year’s events;

18th September 2023 12.00-13.30 – Dr Jessica Begon - Book Launch – ‘Disability through the Lens of Justice’ Oxford University Press 2023.

25th April 2024 - Workshop on ‘Issue Partisan and Meritocratic Polarisation in UK and Bulgaria after the Cold War’ Event Lead - Professor Maria Dimova-Cookson

June 10th-14th 2024 – Support a panel on ‘Methodology in Global Political Theory and Epistemic Justice’ at the Ethics and Public Policy Lab 5th anniversary conference in Yaoundé Cameroon  event lead Dr Elizabeth Kahn Professor Uchenna Okeja (Rhodes University SA) and Professor Dorothea Gaedeke (Utrecht).

June 20th- 21st 2024 - Northern Bridge Institutions Political Theory Regional Meeting (with colleagues from Queens Belfast and Newcastle University.         Event Lead – Dr Jan Kandiyali -

September 2024 – Planned Workshop in collaboration with the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology: ‘Ethnography and Normativity’ (event leads:  Elizabeth Kahn and Michael Vine)

Date TBS - graduate conference in collaboration with the department of philosophy. Event lead Professor Maria Dimova-Cookson -