Upcoming talk: 29.9.17 Guy Aitchison

Friday, 29. September 2017, 12:30 - 14:00 UCD SPIRe, Newman Building, G316 ‘Realist disobedience: Protest, coercion and the limits of an appeal to justice’                                                      Guy Aitchison       … Continue reading Upcoming talk: 29.9.17 Guy Aitchison


Deadline for applications coming up!

Please note that the closing date for the position of permanent Assistant Professor in Political Theory in the UCD School of Politics and International Relations is coming up quickly. Get your application in before 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on Friday 15 September 2017 Please see here for further information.

Enlarging the Team!

Dear all, We are enlarging our political theory team: Applicants are invited for a permanent appointment as Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Political Theory (ATB) at the UCD School of Politics and International Relations (SPIRe).The person appointed will be expected to contribute significantly to research and teaching in political theory, and to work closely with colleagues in the school. … Continue reading Enlarging the Team!

Special Event: Ivo Wallimann-Helmer

You are cordially invited to a special event of the Dublin Political Theory Workshop next Thursday,  22. June 2017, 11am. We will be discussing a paper by SPIRe visiting scholar Ivo Wallimann-Helmer (University of Zurich) on “Collective Responsibility for Climate Protection” Please email alexa.zellentin(at) for a copy of the paper. As usual we’ll meet at G316 in … Continue reading Special Event: Ivo Wallimann-Helmer

Special Event: Joseph Carens on The Ethics of Immigration

UCD School for Politics and International Relations Dublin Political Theory Workshop UCD Centre for Human Rights FRAME Fostering Human Rights Among European Policies proudly present Joseph H. Carens The Ethics of Immigration Tuesday, 4. April 2017, 2-4 pm The Clinton Auditorium, UCD Belfield Joseph Carens is a professor at the Department of Political Science at … Continue reading Special Event: Joseph Carens on The Ethics of Immigration