The Centre for the Study ofthe History of Political Thought

Annual International Symposia in the Humanities and Social Sciences

The symposia are organised by Quentin Skinner and Georgios Varouxakis under the auspices of the Centre for the Study of the History of Political Thought and the School of History at Queen Mary, University of London. They have been run annually since 2009.

Past Events

Second International Symposium in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Friday 12th February, 2010

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

The second International Symposium in the Humanities and Social Sciences was concerned with┬áthe theme of “Democracy and Imperialism” in the work of James Tully.

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First International Symposium in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Friday 20th February, 2009

10am-4.30pm, Stewart House (Room ST274/275), 32 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DN

The first International Symposium in the Humanities and Social Sciences was concerned with recent work on Thomas Hobbes by Philip Pettit and Quentin Skinner. Speakers and Respondents were: Quentin Skinner (Queen Mary), Philip Pettit (Princeton), Ian Shapiro (Yale), Alan Cromartie (Reading), Andrea Sangiovanni (King’s Colelge London), Chris Brooke (Oxford).

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