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Is Liberalism Secular?

MW Occasional Talk
Cecile Laborde (University College London)
23 April 2015, 17:00-19:00
MWP Common Room




In this talk, I ask whether liberal legitimacy requires secularism – or separation between state and religion -, and which. I argue that the best way to answer this question is to ‘disaggregate’ religion into four constituent elements; […]


The Rhetoric and Reality of Class Politics in Machiavelli’s “Istorie Fiorentine”

MW Occasional Talk
John McCormick (University of Chicago)
16 March 2015, 17:30-19:30
MW Common Room


About the Speaker:

John P. McCormick is professor of political science at the University of Chicago.  He has been a Fulbright Scholar at Bremen University, Germany (1994-95); a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy (1995-96); a Radcliffe Fellow at […]

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Reframing International Human Rights Regimes

Max Weber Lecture
Gráinne de Búrca (New York University)
22 April 2015, 17:00-19:00
Badia, Refettorio



About the Speaker:

Gráinne de Búrca joined NYU law faculty in 2011. Prior to joining NYU, she held tenured posts as professor at Harvard Law School, Fordham Law School, and at the European University Institute in Florence. Before that, she […]