SPOT Seminar: Monday, 4 March 2019

Dear All,

The next SPOT seminar will take place next Monday, March 4th at 17:00 in the ‘grande salle’ (third floor) at the Sciences Po doctoral school, 199 boulevard Saint Germain, Paris.

Arash Abizadeh (McGill University) will present his paper, ‘Representation, Bicameralism, Political Equality, and Sortition: Reconstituting the Senate as a Randomly Selected Assembly’. Emiliano Grossman (Sciences Po) will respond.

We look forward to seeing you!

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SPOT Seminar: Shany Mor. Thursday, February 21st

The next SPOT seminar will take place on Thursday, February 21st at 17:00 in the ‘grande salle’ (third floor) at the Sciences Po doctoral school, 199 boulevard Saint Germain, Paris.

Shany Mor (Bard College) will present his paper, ‘A Goldilocks Theory of Law-Making by Assembly’. Marcus Carlsen Häggrot (Goethe Universität Frankfurt) will respond.

We look forward to seeing you!

Graduate Conference: Crossroads of Critique – Axel Honneth and the Frankfurt School Project.

We are happy to announce the seventh Sciences Po Graduate Conference in Political Theory is going to take place at Sciences Po Paris, 6-8 June 2019.

Keynote speaker: Axel Honneth (Goethe University of Frankfurt/Columbia University).

Deadline for proposals: 18 March 2019.

Please see the attached CFP for further details:

Graduate Conference – call for papers

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Submission Information

Please send us:

  • An abstract of your proposal in PDF format, prepared for blind review (maximum 500 words).
  • A separate document, mentioning your name, the title of your proposal, and your
    institutional affiliation.

Please note: 

  • The submission deadline for proposals is March 18, 2019.
  • All proposals should be sent to graduateconference@sciencespo.fr.
  • Proposals and final papers should be written in English or French, which are the
    two working languages of the graduate conference.

Selection procedure

  • Political theory students from Sciences Po Doctoral School will select
    approximately 20 proposals on a blind basis.
  • The selected participants will be notified of their acceptance by April 20, 2019.
  • All the other proposals will be acknowledged.
  • Organizing Committee: Juliette Faure, Niklas Plaetzer, Léna Silberzahn
  • For any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at:
    graduateconference@sciencespo.fr

Next SPOT and IPP seminars: 7 February 2019

Two great events are coming up next Thursday (February 7th, 2019)!

At 16:00 the SPOT seminar will host Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen (Aarhus University) who will present his paper: Vote Markets, Democracy and Relational Egalitarianism. Ludvig Beckman (Stockholm University) will be the discussant.

At 17:30 the IPP seminar will host Jacques Lévy (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Université de Reims) who will present his co-authored book Théorie de la justice spatiale – Géographies du juste et de l’injuste (Odile Jacob, 2018). Camille Collin (Sciences Po) will be the discussant.

Please note: both talks will take place in the ‘grande salle’ (third floor) at the Sciences Po doctoral school, 199 boulevard Saint Germain, Paris.  Since the talks will take place one after the other, we would like to start on time.

We look forward to seeing you!

 

Book Launch: Friday, 30 November 2018

On Friday, 30 November we will hold a book launch for The Routledge Handbook for Ethics and Public Policy edited by Annabelle Lever (Sciences Po) and Andrei Poama (Leiden).

A half day of panels is planned, including a keynote lecture by Dennis Frank Thomson (Harvard). We will convene at 13:30 at the CEVIPOF (ground floor), 98 rue de l’Université, Paris.

Please register for the event at annabelle.lever@sciencespo.fr.

Looking forward to seeing you!

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SPOT Seminar: Tuesday, November 20th

The next SPOT seminar will take place on Tuesday, November 20th at 17:00 in the ‘grande salle’ (third floor) at the Sciences Po doctoral school, 199 boulevard Saint Germain, Paris.

Ian Shapiro (Yale) will present his paper, ‘Stop the Bloodletting: Empower Political Parties to Revive Democratic Accountability’. This is a chapter from his and Frances Rosenbluth’s very recent book: Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy from Itself (Yale UP, 2018). Lena Silberzahn (Sciences Po) will respond.

We look forward to seeing you!

‘Book Party’ and IPP Seminar: Tuesday, 16 October & Thursday, 18 October

Two events are coming up next week!

On Tuesday, 16 October we will hold a ‘book party.’ Stephen Holmes (NYU) and Moshe Halberthal (Hebrew University / IDC Herzliya / NYU) will present their book, The Beginning of Politics: Power in the Biblical Book of Samuel (Princeton University Press, 2017). Yoel Mitrani (Sciences Po) will be the discussant.

The book party will take place at 17:00 in the ‘grande salle’ (third floor) at the Sciences Po doctoral school, 199 boulevard Saint Germain, Paris. 

On Thursday, 18 October the International, Politics, Philosophy seminar (IPP) will reconvene. Maja Spanu (Cambridge) will present her paper, Hierarchies after Empire: Self-determination and the Constitution of Inequality. Ayrton Aubry (Sciences Po) will respond.

Please note: The meeting will take place at 17:00 in salle Jean Monnet at the CERI, 56 rue Jacob, Paris.

Looking forward to seeing you!

 

‘Book Party’ and SPOT Seminar: Tuesday, 2 October & Thursday, 4 October

Dear all,

We are organizing two events next week!

On Tuesday, 2 October we will hold a ‘book party.’ Souleymane Bachir Diagne (Columbia University) and Jean-Loup Amselle (EHESS) will present their new book: Enquête d’Afriques(s) : Universalisme et pensée décoloniale. Yala Kisukidi (Paris 8) will be the discussant.

Please note: The meeting will take place at 17:00 in salle Annick Percheron at the CEVIPOF, 98 rue de l’Université, Paris.

On Thursday, 4 October we will convene for the usual SPOT seminar. Alessandro Ferrara (University of Rome Tor Vergata) will present his paper:Legitimate Authority: Too Many Gaps for One Concept to Bridge? Ignacio Garces Garcia (Sciences Po) will respond.

The seminar will take place, as usual, at 17:00 in the ‘grande salle’ (third floor) at the Sciences Po doctoral school, 199 boulevard Saint Germain, Paris. 

We look forward to seeing you!

SPOT Seminar: Thursday 20 September, 2018

The next seminar of the Paris School of Political Theory will take place on Thursday, 20 September at 17:00 in the ‘grande salle’ (third floor) at the Sciences Po doctoral school, 199 boulevard Saint Germain, Paris.

François Cusset (Université Paris Nanterre) will talk about his latest book Le déchaînement du monde : Logique nouvelle de la violence. Vincent Millou (Sciences Po) will respond.

We look forward seeing you!