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Democracy and Imperialsim: The recent work of James Tully

12 February 2010

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: University of London, Senate House, South Block, Room G37 (Ground Floor)

Symposium in the Humanities And Social Sciences

'Democracy and Imperialsim: The recent work of James Tully'

You are invited to participate in this symposium on James Tully's Public Philosophy in a New Key (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), which has been organized by Richard Bourke, Joel Isaac and Quentin Skinner under the auspices of the Centre for the Study of the History of Political Thought and the Department of History at Queen Mary, University of London. The symposium will address different aspects of Tully’s recent two-volume work in political philosophy, focusing in particular on the themes of Democracy and Imperialism. There will be two short presentations in the morning and two short presentations in the afternoon. Presentations will be followed by open discussion.

Speakers:

Duncan Bell, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge
Richard Bellamy, Department of Political Science, University College London
Annabel Brett, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
James Tully, Department of Political Science, University of Victoria
Antje Wiener, Faculty of Economic and Social Science, Hamburg University

Programme:

10–10.30am - Coffee

10.30am–12.30pm - Roundtable One:

Dr. Annabel Brett (Faculty of History, University of Cambridge): 'The Subject of Politics and the Subject of Philosophy'
Professor Richard Bellamy (Department of Political Science, University College London): 'Europe: Imperial or Democratic?'
Chair: Professor Quentin Skinner (Graduate School in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London)

2.30–4.30pm - Roundtable Two:

Professor Antje Wiener (Faculty of Economic and Social Science, Hamburg University): 'Constitutionalism and International Relations Theory'
Dr Duncan Bell (Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge): 'Democracy, Empire, and Global Politics'
Chair: Dr Georgios Varouxakis (Department of History, Queen Mary, University of London

4.30–5pm - Response: Professor James Tully (Department of Political Science, University of Victoria)

Since numbers for this event are limited, please confirm your attendance in advance by email:

RSVP to Richard Bourke (r.bourke@qmul.ac.uk) or Joel Isaac (j.t.isaac@qmul.ac.uk)

This event is sponsored by the Principal's Office, Queen Mary, University of London

 

Contact information:

Richard Bourke
History
email: r.bourke@qmul.ac.uk