The Centre for the Study ofthe History of Political Thought

History of Political Ideas Seminar 2022

Please see the updated IHR HPI Seminar programme for 2022 here.

All seminars are 17.15 – 18.30 GMT and unless otherwise stated will run in hybrid format in Room 5, 188 Tottenham Court Road, UCL, W1T 7PH (google map here, venue map here). Each session will be broadcast on Zoom, with online participation in the discussion. Room capacity for hybrid sessions is strictly limited to 40, so if you wish to attend in-person please make sure to register via the listings on the IHR website. Links to join via Zoom will be circulated to registered attendees on the day.

Term 2

26 Jan: Felix Waldmann (Christ’s College, Cambridge)
Gianvincenzo Gravina, maternal dominium, and Thomas Hobbes in Rome, 1699-1708
Zoom only

9 Feb: Sarah Mortimer (Oxford)
What was ‘political’ thought in early modern Europe?

23 Feb: Stuart Jones (Manchester)
James Bryce and the Uses of Comparative Politics

23 Mar: Patricia Owens (Oxford)
A Wife of the IR Canon
Zoom only

Term 3

27 April: Shruti Kapila (Cambridge)
Joint with QMUL South Asia Forum
On Violence or the Importance of Indian Political Thought

11 May: Joel Isaac (Chicago)
Title TBC