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The 4th WHU Contemporary Issues in Political Philosophy Summer School (2020)
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The 4th WHU Contemporary Issues in Political Philosophy Summer School (2020)

The School of Philosophy at Wuhan University is going to host the 2020 Summer School about the Contemporary Issues in Political Philosophy. Organized by the School of Philosophy, the Summer School will explore the issues, such as public justification in Rawls-type political liberalism, justice, the sovereignty of people, the challenge of inclusion in comparative political theory, African consensual democracy, Michel Foucault’s genealogy of liberal governmentality, constituent power, etc..

Time: August 1 – August 7

Online Learning: Tencent Meeting and the Summer School Website of the Lecture Videos (the video website access will be provided to admitted participants later)

Website:  http://www.whu.edu.cn/phi/


July 10, 2020  (Application Deadline)

July 15, 2020  (Notification of Acceptance)

Confirmed Speakers:

Thomas Besch (Wuhan University)

Zhongqiao Duan (Renmin University)

Edwin Etieyibo (The University of the Witwatersrand)

Leigh K. Jenco (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Chandran Kukathas  (Singapore Management University)

Dianlai Li (Wuhan University)

Paul Patton (Wuhan University)

Philip Pettit (Princeton University and ANU)

Melissa S. Williams (University of Toronto)

Qiyong Guo (Wuhan University)

Tingyang Zhao (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences)


The scholarship will be awarded according to the English paper the Summer School Participants submit after the summer school.

The 1st Prize: 15000 RMB

The 2nd Prize: 8000 RMB

The 3rd Prize: 5000 RMB

To apply, please send your CV, and brief cover letter about why you’re interested in attending the seminar, before July 10, 2020, to:

Miss. Yan Yan, whuzxlt@163.com