Research events archive 2009-2012

Summer term 2012

Wednesday 2 May DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR
'Culture in Post-conflict Settings'
Professor S Barakat, Professor P Gready, and Dr Z Norridge
12:15-14:15 in Derwent College, D/104

Tuesday 8 May 

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Abraham, Aristotle and Alinsky: On the Reconciliation of Citizenship and Faith'
Dr Maurice Glasman
12:15 in Derwent D/104 

Tuesday 22 May 

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'The American Headscarf Affair: Liberalism and Republicanism in the French and American Public Spheres'
John Tate (Newcastle, Australia)
12:15 in Derwent D/104

Thursday 7 June

The York Law School and the Department of Politics seminar
'From Social Movement to Social Enterprise: A Socio-legal Perspective on Bottom-up Responses to Climate Change'
Professor Bronwen Morgan (University of Bristol)
13:00 in Law and Management Building (LMB 131/132)

Tuesday 19 June 

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
Juliana Bidandure (PEP, York)
12:15 in Derwent D/104

Tuesday 26 June 

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
Matthew Festenstein
12:15 in Derwent D/104

Wednesday 27 June DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR
'After the Great Complacence: Financial Crisis and the Politics of Reform'
Professor Michael Moran
12:15-14:15 in Derwent College, D/104

Spring term 2012

Wednesday 18 January

DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR
'Talking to Priorities'
Dr. Jonathan Ensor, Prof. Matthew Festenstein, Dr. Chris Rogers and Dr. Nick Worsfold
12:15 in Derwent D/104

Tuesday 24 January

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Approaches to Global Economic Injustice and Responsibilities of the Affluent'
Beth Khan (University of York)
12:15 in Derwent D/104

Monday 6 February CENTRE FOR APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS
'Representing Palestinian refugee lives: Art, narrative and nostalgia'
John Nassari (University of East London)
17:30 in RCH/204, Ron Cooke Hub 
Tuesday 7 February MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Political Liberalism, Science and the Asymmetry objection: The case of Intelligent Design'
Tim Fowler (Politics, Warwick)
12:15 in Derwent D/104
Wednesday 15 February DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR
'And then came the Financial Crisis - the economy as an important valence issue in the 2010 British general election' & 'Case Studies: Thick or Thin? The Curious Case of Rod Hills CBE'
Elena Gergen-Constantine & Dr Roger Pierce (University of York)
12:15 in Derwent D/104
Monday 20 February CENTRE FOR APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS
'The struggle against impunity in Uruguay for past Human Rights violations'
Felipe Michelini (House of Representatives of Uruguay)
18:00 in RCH/204, Ron Cooke Hub 
Tuesday 21 February MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'War, Individualism, and a Reasonable Prospect of Success'
Helen Frowe (Philosophy, Kent)
12:15 in Derwent D/104
Tuesday 6 March CENTRE FOR APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS
'Avoiding the dictatorship vs democracy debate: Alternatives to the Good Governance Agenda'
David Booth (Overseas Development Institute)
17:30 in Lakehouse room, Ron Cooke Hub
Tuesday 13 March

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP jointly with PEP
'The Rule of Rescue versus Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: A False Dichotomy'
Shepley Orr
12:15 in Derwent D/104

Autumn term 2011

Wednesday 19 October

DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR
'Policy Competence: How Voters Judge and Decide'
Dr Jane Green (University of Manchester)
12:15 in D/104, Derwent College

Monday 24 October MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Towards a theory of cultural evaluation'
Matthew Johnson 
12:15 in Derwent D/104
Thursday 27 October MORRELL MEMORIAL ADDRESS
'Toleration and Criminal Justice'
Nicola Lacey 
18:00 in RCH/037, The Ron Cooke Hub
Monday 7 November MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
Luis Rodrigues 
12:15 in Derwent D/104
Thursday 10 November CENTRE FOR APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS
'Conference on Forced Disappearances'
in partnership with Amnesty International
Tuesday 15 November POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT UNIT 
El Hassan bin Talal Annual Lecture in Post-war Reconstruction and Development 
Tickets available from: www.york.ac.uk/tickets
Wednesday 16 November GRADUATE CONFERENCE IN POLITICAL THEORY
'Realism in Political Theory'
*Call for Papers* (further details)
Wednesday 16 November

DEPARMENTAL SEMINAR
2in1: 'Crime and Cultural Heritage in Times of Conflict'
Led by PhD students - Katie Bishop and Alexandra Lewis
All staff and students welcome
12:15 in D/104, Derwent College

Wednesday 16 November CENTRE FOR APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS
'Duch the Confessor: Cambodia's Killing Fields on Trial'
Monday 21 November MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'The Right to Rule'
Daniel Viehoff (Philosophy, Sheffield) 
12:15 in Derwent D/104
Friday 2 December DEPARTMENT OF POLITICS AND ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WORKSHOP
‘The Changing Landscape of Power in Global Economic Governance’
Dr Liam Clegg, Dr. André Broome, Dr. Lena Rethel and Michael Fini, and Dr Chris Rogers
14:00-17:00 in D/056, Derwent College
Monday 12 December

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Proportionate Sentencing and the Rule of Law'
Malcolm Thorburn (Law, Queen's University, Canada) 
12:15 in Derwent D/104

Wednesday 14 December DEPARTMENTAL SEMINAR
'Rethinking Financial Regulation: The Financial System as a Public Good?'
Professor Phil Cerny, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University, New Jersey
12:15 in Derwent D/104

Summer term 2011

Wednesday 4 May Roundtable event on the AV Referendum
Speakers include - Felix Bungay (University of York Conservatives), David Howell and Simon Parker
14:00 in Derwent D/104
Tuesday 10 May MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Fichte on Right and Morality'
Dr James Clarke (University of York)
12:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 11 May Centre for Applied Human Rights
'Monitoring Torture: The Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture'
Dr Amrita Mukherjee, Lecturer, University of Leeds School of Law
13:15-14:30 in LMB/036, Law and Management Building, Heslington East Campus
Tuesday 24 May MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Democratic Bargaining, betweeen Fairness and Self-Interest'
Dr Enrico Biale (University of Piedmont)
12:15 in Derwent D/013
Tuesday 31 May MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Toleration as a Liberal Political Practice'
Dr Peter Balint (University of New South Wales)
12:15 in Derwent D/013
Monday 6 June Distinguished Visitor’s Public Lecture
‘Cutting democracy down to size’
Professor John Dunn (University of Cambridge)
17:30 in V045, Vanburgh College
Tuesday 7 June MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
‘Why we need a global history of political thought’
Professor John Dunn (University of Cambridge)
12:15 in Derwent D/013 
8 - 10 June The Morrell Centre for Toleration (University of York) & The Centre for Citizenship, Globalization and Governance (University of Southampton)
'Justice, Toleration and the Right to Justification Conference'
Tuesday 21 June MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP - POSTPONED
Lord Glasman of Stoke Newington and Stamford Hill (London Metropolitan University)
12:15 in Derwent D/013
22 & 23 June Political Philosophy Group
'Motivation and Global Justice Workshop'

Spring term 2011

Wednesday 19 January 5@4 Seminar Series
'Book Launch' Five 5 minute presentations
16:15 in Heslington Hall, room G21
Tuesday 25 January MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Crimes against humanity and the limits of international criminal law'
Dr Massimo Renzo (University of York)
12:15 in Derwent D/013
Tuesday 8 February MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Originally mine? Innate right, acquired right, and legal status in Kant's Philosophy of Right'
Dr Katrin Flikschuh (London School of Economics)
12:15 in Derwent D/013
Thursday 10 February  PRDU Seminar
"The Causes of Conflict in Swat" (Khalid Aziz PRDU seminar (PDF , 692kb)‌‎ )
Khalid Aziz (Regional institute of Policy Research and Training, Peshawar, Pakistan & Former Chief Secretary of NWFP & FATA, Govt of Pakistan)
14:30 in Derwent D/104
Friday 18 February Yorkshire African Studies Network (YASN)
One-day Conference - 'States and democracy in Africa: Expectations and contestations'
10:30-17:00 at Huntington Room, King's Manor, Exhibition Square, York City Centre
YASN one day conference (PDF , 370kb)‌‎
Tuesday 22 February MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Rousseau's Augustinian republicanism'
Mr Robin Douglass (University of Exeter)
12:15 in Derwent D/013
Tuesday 8 March

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Criminal Law for Humans'
Professor Alice Ristroph (Seton Hall University School of Law)
12:15 in Derwent D/013

Wednesday 16 March

4@4 Seminar Series 
'Mixing your methods'
Mike Savage, from Sociology to open the seminar (Mike is a consultant on the BBC's Great British Class survey)
12:00 noon in Derwent D/104

Autumn 2010

Tuesday 26 October 

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
Fairness by Prof Cupit (PDF , 362kb)‌‎
Professor Geoff Cupit
(University of Waikato)
12:15 in Derwent D/013 

Tuesday 9 November 

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
Retributivism by Mr Donoso (PDF , 254kb)‌‎ Mr Alfonso Donoso (University of York)
12:15 in Derwent D/056

Tuesday 23 November 

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
Human Right by Dr Brownlee (PDF , 131kb)‌‎ Dr Kimberley Brownlee (University of Manchester)
12:15 in Derwent D/056

Tuesday 7 December 

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'History of Political Thought's new chains discover'd'
Dr Jon Parkin (University of York)
12:15 in Derwent D/056
Wednesday 15 December 

4@4 Seminar Series
Four 10 minute presentations on research related to - 'Crisis and change'
16:00 in Derwent D/013

 Summer term 2010

Thursday 6 May

CENTRE FOR APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS CONFERENCE
Defending Peace: Human Rights Defenders & Peace Processes (PDF , 390kb)‌‎
to be held at Heslington Hall.

Monday 10 May POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Roundtable on the UK elections'
Jim Buller, Neil Carter, Andrew Connell, David Howell, Simon Parker (University of York)
14:15-15:45 in Derwent D/056
Tuesday 11 May

MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Narrative as the Means to Freedom, Spinoza on the Uses of Imagination'
Professor Susan James (Birkbeck College, London)
16:30 in Derwent D/013

Tuesday 25 May MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'The human right of health'
Professor Jo Wolff (University College, London). In association with the School of PEP.
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 26 May POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Studying the impace of political deliberation: evidence from a mini-public'
Tom Flynn (University of York)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Tuesday 8 June MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Recognition, Tolerance and Humility'
Dr Vicki Spencer (University of Otago)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 9 June

POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'The cultural political economy of neo-liberal moral restructuring: insights from Uganda'
Jorg Wiegratz (University of Sheffield)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013

Tuesday 15 June MODERN RESEARCH SCHOOL AND CENTRE FOR MODERN STUDIES
'Feminism, value pluralism and the problem of judgement'
Linda Zerilli, Charles E. Merriam Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
18:30 in Bowland Lecture Theatre, Berrick Saul Building
Email: da6@york.ac.uk
Tuesday 22 June MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'The dark side of sentiments'
Kerri Woods (University of York)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 23 June POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Democratic deliberation and public space'
John Parkinson (University of York)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
 Friday 15 October YORK INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY WORKSHOP: Finance, state and crisis
Venue - King's Manor K/159

Spring term 2010

Wednesday 20 January POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Towards a victim-centred transitional justice: Needs of families of the Missing in Nepal and Timor-Leste'
Simon Robins (University of York)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Tuesday 26 January MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Constructing a Contractualist Egalitarianism: Equality and Responsibility after Scanlon'
Dr Martin O'Neill (University of York)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Tuesday 9 February MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'History of Political Thought as a Social Science'
Dr Adrian Blau (University of Manchester)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 10 February Joint POLITICS-PEP RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Work after Globalization: Building Occupational Citizenship'
Guy Standing (University of Bath)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 17 February POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'On the Idea of Public Philosophy'
Tim Stanton (University of York)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Tuesday 23 February MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Promises and trust'
Dr Nicholas Southwood (Jesus College, Oxford)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 3 March POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Does the state value diversity in contemporary Iran? The case of minorities' education'
Hossein Godazagar (Al-Maktoum Institute, Dundee)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 10 March POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR / MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Dignity'
Professor Michael Rosen (Harvard University)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013

Autumn term 2009

Friday 15 October YORK INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY WORKSHOP: Finance, state and crisis
Venue - King's Manor K/159
Monday 26 October POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
"Mind vs Money: the war between the intellectuals and capitalism"
Alan Kahan (Florida International University)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Tuesday 27 October MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
"Democratic dirty hands"
Professor Susan Mendus (University of York)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 4 November POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
"Limits of Deliberation in Environmental Decision-making: the case of UK offshore wind power planning"
David Toke (University of Birmingham)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Friday 6 November POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT UNIT
"Exile, Conflict and Recovery: Dilemmas and prospects in the occupied Palestinian territory and beyond"
Karen Abu Zayd (Commissioner-General of United Nations Relief and Works Agency)
17:30 in Physics P/X001
NB: Admission to the event is by free ticket only, available from the Communications Office at publiclectures@york.ac.uk or at 01904 432622
Friday 6 November CENTRE FOR APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS
"Social justice in changing and challenging times"
10:30-16:00 in Alcuin Research Resource Centre (ARRC)
Registration from 10am.
Tuesday 10 November MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'A Dialogue Between Fukuyama's Account of the End of History and Derrida's Hauntology'
Christopher Hughes (University of Manchester)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 11 November POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
"The Global Car Industry, Varieties of Capitalism and Climate Change: the institutional context of regulation in the EU, US and Japan"
John Mikler (University of Sydney)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Tuesday 24 November MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Hobbes and Schmitt'
Dr Timothy Stanton (University of York)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 25 November POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
"The Reintegration of Former Combatants in Liberia: Why it Went so Wrong"
Dr Alp Ozerdem (University of York)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Monday 30 November Joint POLITICS-PEP RESEARCH SEMINAR
"The Politics of War"
Professor Mary Kaldor (London School of Economics)
17:15 in Derwent D/056
Tuesday 8 December MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Bernard Williams and the limits of legitimacy'
Dr Alex Bavister-Gould (University of York)
16:30 in Derwent D/013

Summer term 2009

Wednesday 6 May PEP/MORRELL SEMINAR
'Jefferson in Paris and Madison in Philadelphia: two strands of American thinking about democracy, 1787-9'
Iain Maclean (University of Oxford)
12:15 in Derwent D/013
Monday 11 May MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Rights and status'
Rowan Cruft (University of Stirling)
16:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 13 May POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
"From the neo-liberal state to the 'postneo-liberal' state"
Werner Bonefeld (University of York)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 20 May POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
Roundtable discussion on 'Cameron's Conservatives'
Matt Beech (University of Hull), Neil Carter, David Howell and Mark Evans (University of York)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 27 May POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
"Linkage Governance: the National-International Connection in British Politics"
Jim Buller (University of York)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 3 June POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
"Politics and Dangerousness"
Matt Matravers (University of York)
12:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Monday 8 June MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Authority and freedom in Locke and Hobbes'
Tim Stanton
(University of York)
16:15 in Derwent D/013
Friday 12 June International Political Economy Working Group - Annual Workshop
'New Forms of Power in the Global Political Economy?'
13:30-17:45 in Derwent D/013
Monday 15 June MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'The dangers of neutrality in education'
Timothy Fowler (University of York)
16:15 in Derwent D/013

Spring term 2009

Wednesday 21 January POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'The entropy of political attention in parliamentary and presidential systems'
Will Jennings (Manchester)
13:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 21 January PEP/ECONOMICS SEMINAR
'How the Market Deals with Incoherent Preferences'
Robert Sugden (UEA)
16:15 in ARRC Auditorium
Monday 26 January MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Why self-ownership should not embarrass egalitarians'
Lea Ypi (University of Oxford)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 28 January POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Understanding the Crisis in Gaza'
Roundtable discussion led by the PRDU
13:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 4 February POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Military Down sizing and State Building in Bosnia-Herzegovina'
Sultan Barakat and Steve Zyck (York)
13:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Monday 9 February MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'The current condition of the criminal law: assessing a theoretical response'
Alfonso Donoso (University of York)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 25 February POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Is the European Parliament an Environmental Champion?’
Neil Carter (York) and Charlotte Burns (Leeds)
13:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 4 March CITIZENS’ INCOME TRUST SPEAKER SERIES
'Citizen's Income and the Crash: Credit, Debt and the Citizen’s Income'
Bill Jordan (Plymouth)
13:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 4 March PEP/PHILOSOPHY SEMINAR
'Motivation'
John Broome (Oxford)
16:30 in Langwith L/047
Wednesday 4 March PEP/ECONOMICS SEMINAR
'India: Political Economy of Democracy and Development'
Meghnad Desai (LSE and House of Lords)
13:15 in Derwent Private Dining Room
Monday 9 March MORRELL POLITICAL THEORY WORKSHOP
'Festivals of freedom: imagining the free society in Britain and the USA after WWII'
Marc Stears (University of Oxford)
16:30 in Derwent D/013
Wednesday 11 March POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Comparing Competition States'
Dan Horsfall (Social Policy, York)
13:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013
Thursday 12 March CENTRE FOR APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS
'Medecins Sans Frontieres'
Introducing the 'Speaking out Collection'
11:15-13:15 in Biology B/B002
Monday 16 March PEP/MORRELL SEMINAR
'Dividing the Responsibility for Global Distributive Justice'
Henry S. Richardson (Washington)
16:15pm in Derwent D/104
Monday 16 March CENTRE FOR APPLIED HUMAN RIGHTS
'Is violence in the defence of human rights ever acceptable?'
Brian Phillips (formerly of Amnesty International) & Jit Man Basnet (General Secretary of the Lawyers' Forum for Human Rights in Nepal)
16:30-18:30 in Langwith L/N/006
Wednesday 18 March POLITICS RESEARCH SEMINAR
'Rational Choice Insights into Deliberative Democracy'
Tom Flynn (York)
13:15-14:15 in Derwent D/013