Current Programme

Unless stated otherwise, all sessions will take place at the UCD School of Politics and International Relations, Newman Building G 316.

Please feel free to bring along your lunch.

Friday, 7. September 2018, 13:00 – 14:30

Benjamin Jones (Australian National University)

Aristotle’s Australia: The Civic Republican Tradition in Australia

Friday, 26. October 2018, 13:00 – 14:00

Karim Sadek (UCD Philosophy)

Radical Islamic Democracy

Friday, 9. November 2018, 13:00 – 14:00

Joseph Lacey (UCD SPIRe)

Normative Political Theory and the European Union

Friday, 16. November 2018, 13:00 – 14:00

Orla Ní Cheallacháin (UCD SPIRe)

A Terrifying Balance: Emergency Law, Terrorism and the Politics of Exclusion

Friday, 30. November 2018, 13:00 – 14:00

Ross Carroll (University of Exeter)

An Education in Contempt: Ridicule in Wollstonecraft’s Political Thought

Friday, 7. December 2018, 13:00 – 14:00

Selina O’Doherty (Swansea University)

The Politics of Social Media Activism

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