Brave New World - Postgraduate Conference in Political Theory

July 10, 2024 - July 11, 2024
Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT), University of Manchester

Board Room, 2nd floor
Arthur Lewis Building, Bridgeford Street
Manchester M15 6GY
United Kingdom

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This year’s Brave New World is the 28th annual postgraduate conference organised by the Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT). The conference will take place on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th of July 2024 at the University of Manchester.

We are pleased to announce as our keynote speakers:

Katherine Jenkins (University of Glasgow), whose research into social philosophy has highlighted the importance of ontological categories in shaping systems of oppression along lines such as race, gender and disability. Dr. Jenkins has also been active in public facing work, consulting with external organisations on issues such as sexual violence prevention, gender equality and inclusion, and trans rights.

Martin O’Neill (University of York), who has written extensively on varied topics of political philosophy from freedom, autonomy and responsibility, social justice, to equality. Prof. O’Niell’s work often examines the fascinating interactions between Philosophy, Political Economy and Public Policy. Particularly around issues such as finance, monetary policy, work, and economic governance.

The Brave New World conference series is a leading international forum dedicated to the discussion of postgraduate research in political theory. Participants will have the chance to meet and talk about their work with eminent academics, including members of the faculty from the University of Manchester, as well as the guest speakers.

Guest speakers in previous years have included:
David Archard, Richard Arneson, Alice Baderin, Carla Bagnoli, Brian Barry, Simon Caney, G.A. Cohen, Roger Crisp, Cecile Fabre, Dorothea Gädeke, Jerry Gaus, Bob Goodin, Marit Hammond, Jules Holroyd, Peter Jones, Carl Knight, Chandran Kukathas, Cécile Laborde, Annabelle Lever, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Catriona McKinnon, Jeff McMahan, Matt Matravers, Emily McTernan, Susan Mendus, David Miller, Onora O’Neill, Serena Olsaretti, Michael Otsuka, Bhikhu Parekh, Carole Pateman, Carmen Pavel, Anne Phillips, Joseph Raz, Andrea Sangiovanni, Ben Saunders, Samuel Scheffler, David Schmidtz, Quentin Skinner, Hillel Steiner, Adam Swift, Jesse Tomalty, Philippe Van Parijs, Leif Wenar, Andrew Williams, Stuart White, and Jonathan Wolff.

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