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
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:
Progress & Decline in the History of Political Thought 2019 London Graduate Conference in the History of Political Thought 10th Annual Conference 20-21 June 2019, London Keynote address: Prof. Richard Whatmore (St. Andrews) Roundtable speakers: Caroline Ashcroft (QMUL), Angus Gowland (UCL), Humeira Iqtidar (KCL), and Leslie James (QMUL).
These awards are designed to celebrate and empower early-career researchers who show exceptional talent in both research and public engagement, emphasising and demonstrating the importance of academic research and creative thought at a time of rapid political and societal change.