In the Search of the Common Good Sixth Biannual Conference European Society for the History of Political Thought: University of Helsinki 26-28 August 2021

A kind reminder for the members and friends of the European Society for the History of Political Thought, the deadline of the Call for Papers for our Sixth International Conference of the European Society for the History of Political Thought University of Helsinki 27-29 August 2020 “On the Search of Common Good” is the next […]

More In the Search of the Common Good Sixth Biannual Conference European Society for the History of Political Thought: University of Helsinki 26-28 August 2021

  Welcome to the website of the European Society for the History of Political Thought! Political theorizing has been one of the most distinctive elements in Europe’s vast cultural heritage. It is an important source of inspiration in the shaping of our political institutions and our cultural attitudes, and remains central to the development of … More

Jean-Jacques Rousseau The Division of Labour, The Politics of the Imagination and The Concept of Federal Government by Michael Sonenscher.

The ESHPT has the honour to announce the publication of volume 2 of its book series History of European Political and Constitutional Thought: Jean-Jacques Rousseau The Division of Labour, The Politics of the Imagination and The Concept of Federal Government by Michael Sonenscher. Picture by Marc Somos     More about the ESHPT in Brill

LIMITS AND BOUNDARIES IN THE HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT

  11th Annual London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought 18-19 June 2020 Room G02 Maplethorpe School of Pharmacy 29-39 Brunswick Square London WC1N 1AX Keynote Speaker: Prof. Katrina Forrester (Harvard) The notions of ‘limits’ and ‘boundaries’ have held a position in the history of political ideas that is as prominent as it … More LIMITS AND BOUNDARIES IN THE HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT

The 2020 John Locke Conference Naples, Italy June 10-12, 2020 

Please note that this conference has been postpone to 2021 The John Locke Society (JLS) grew organically out of a series of Locke Workshops, with the first being hosted by Ruth Boeker (University College Dublin) at St. Andrews in 2012. Below you will find information about upcoming and past Locke Workshops. Regular workshops on different … More The 2020 John Locke Conference Naples, Italy June 10-12, 2020 

Jean Monnet Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) offers one-year Jean Monnet Fellowships to scholars who have obtained their doctorate more than 5 years prior to the start of the fellowship, i.e. 1 September 2020 for the academic year 2020-21. The Fellowship programme is open to post-docs, tenure track academics and those wishing to spend their … More Jean Monnet Postdoctoral Fellowships

“Early-Modern Natural Law in Eastern Europe”.

Erfurt, 21-23 November 2019, with the theme “Early–Modern Natural Law in Eastern Europe”. The programme has been planned by Gábor Gángó and Knud Haakonssen and is available here: [https://www.uni-erfurt.de/max-weber-kolleg/forschungsgruppen-und-stellen/natural–law-project/announcements/]. Please note that registration should be made to the Co-ordinator of FFNN, Dr. Mikkel Munthe Jensen (mikkel.jensen@uni-erfurt.de) by 7 November. Flyer_Naturrecht_2019-09-16

Book launch 20 August 2019 Helsinki Collegium of Advance Studies: Demo­cracy and Anti-Demo­cracy in Early Mod­ern Eng­land

The editors would like to invite you to the book launch of Cesare Cuttica and Markku Peltonen (eds), Democracy and Anti-Democracy in Early Modern England 1603-1689 (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2019) https://brill.com/abstract/title/39376, which will take place on Tuesday the 20th of August at 4.00 pm at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies (Common Room). The event will consist of … More Book launch 20 August 2019 Helsinki Collegium of Advance Studies: Demo­cracy and Anti-Demo­cracy in Early Mod­ern Eng­land

ENLIGHTENMENT HUMAN RIGHTS BETWEEN LIBERTY AND EQUALITY:

THE FIRST GEORGE ROUSSEAU LECTURE AND A COLLOQUIUM AT MAGDALEN COLLEGE Monday 29 April 2019, Magdalen College, Oxford Thanks to a gift by George Rousseau, a scholar of eighteenth-century culture with strong links to Magdalen College, the first George Rousseau Lecture will take place on 29 April at Magdalen. It will be delivered by Professor … More ENLIGHTENMENT HUMAN RIGHTS BETWEEN LIBERTY AND EQUALITY: