Global Justice and Populism Workshop

Call for papers workshop organized by Global Justice: Theory Practice Rhetoric and the Global Justice Network Hosted by the Max Weber Programme, European University Institute Organizers: Miriam Ronzoni (Manchester) and Tiziana Torresi (Adelaide). Dates: June 3rd – 4th 2019. Location: The European University Institute, Fiesole (Florence), Italy. CFP Deadline: January 31st 2019. Keynote speakers: Nadia Urbinati (Columbia); Benjamin McKean (Ohio State); and […]

Just Europe

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 […]

Three meanings of Brexit

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, […]

Religious Dimensions of Political Conflict and Violence

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 […]