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 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
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 7 November. Flyer_Naturrecht_2019-09-16
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
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.