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By on November 9, 2016

Max Weber Lecture by Philippe Van Parijs (Université Catholique de Louvain) On 16 November 2016 at 17:00 in the Refettorio of the Badia Philippe Van Parijs will deliver the second Max Weber Lecture of this academic year. The lecture will be chaired by MW Fellow Christine Hobden (SPS) and the speaker will be introduced by Professor […]

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Three meanings of Brexit

By on October 5, 2016

Max Weber Lecture by Kalypso Nicolaides (University of Oxford) 26 October 2016, 17:00-19:00, Badia – Refettorio Chair: Alex Katsaitis (Schuman Centre) Presenter: Brigid Laffan (Director of the Schuman Centre) Abstract: I will discuss three meanings of brexit – starting with a definition of “meaning” as narrative, as opposed to explanation, rationalisation or implication. Meanings matter, I argue, […]

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Religious Dimensions of Political Conflict and Violence

By on July 11, 2016

Max Weber Lecture by Rogers Brubaker, (UCLA) 15 June 2016, 17:00-19:00 Badia Refettorio Abstract How should we understand the religious dimensions of political conflict and political violence?  One view sees religiously grounded conflict and violence as sui generis, with a distinctive logic or causal texture.  The alternative view subsumes them under political conflict and violence […]

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The State in Analytical and Normative Profile

By on July 11, 2016

Max Weber Lecture by Philip Pettit (Princeton and Australian National University) 18 May 2016, 17:00-19:00 Badia, Refettorio Summary by MW Fellow Guy Aitchison (SPS 2015-2016) Professor Philip Pettit began his lecture with the observation that much recent political philosophy has focused on what the state should do, rather than what the state should be. This […]

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