Political Theory Workshop

Winter 2019

Workshops are held on Mondays, 12:00-1:20pm, in Pick 506, unless otherwise noted*

January 14th

Alex Haskins, University of Chicago PhD Candidate

“’Envisioning a Celestial Monarchy’-Upending the Foundations of Chinese Despotism, 1752-1777”

January 21st

No workshop in observance of Martin Luther King Day


January 28th

Danielle Charette, University of Chicago PhD Candidate

“Public Credit and the Sinews of War: Machiavelli and Hume’s Political Discourses

February 4th

Juliet Hooker, Professor of Political Science, Brown University

“Black Grief and Mourning Politics”

February 13th (Special Date, Wednesday)

“Ideas of artificiality: Arendt and Oakeshott on artificial agency and the human condition”

David Runciman, University of Cambridge, hosted at the Neubauer Collegium

February 18th

Josh Ober, Professor of Political Science and Classics, Stanford University

“The Origins of Social Order in Classical Greek Thought”

February 25th

Dalaina Heiberg, University of Chicago PhD Candidate

“Rekindling a Political Understanding of the Spiritual Doukhobors in Settler Colonial Canada”

March 4th

Samuel Zeitlin, Collegiate Assistant Professor and Harper-Schmidt fellow, University of Chicago

“Francis Bacon’s Notion of Peace and the 1604 Treaty of London”

March 11th

Luke Foster, University of Chicago PhD Candidate

“Wisdom in Exile, Wisdom From Exile: Thucydides on Political Virtue”