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The Third Contemporary Issues in Political Philosophy Summer School (2019)
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The 3rd Contemporary Issues in Political Philosophy Summer School (2019)

The School of Philosophy at Wuhan University is going to host the 2019 Contemporary Issues in Political Philosophy Summer School. This Summer School is organized by School of Philosophy at Wuhan University. The Summer School will explore issues, such as conceptions of politics, democracy, citizenship, political equality in East and West, and so on.

Time: August 1 – August 7 (Participants arrive on July 31)

Location: School of Philosophy, Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China

Website: http://www-whu-edu-cn.vpn.whu.edu.cn:9440/phi/


June 1, 2019 (Application Deadline)

July 1, 2019 (Notification of Acceptance)

The Summer School will provide free hotel accommodations for admitted applicants. There is no registration fee. Participants are responsible for all other expenses.

Confirmed Speakers:

1.  John Keane (University of Sydney)

Western conceptions of politics (Schmitt; Arendt; Foucault; Crick)

2. Nicholas Tampio (Fordham)

John Dewey, Hu Shih, and BR Ambedkar, with a focus on the relationship between philosophy, religion, and democracy

3. David Owen (Southampton)

citizenship and democratic theory, transformations of citizenship in a globalizing world

4. Sor Hoon Tan (Singapore Management University)

Equality East and West

5. Gordon Finlayson (University of Sussex)

Habermas and Rawls

6. Lachlan Umbers (University of Western Australia)

Democratic theory and social choice

7. Zhongqiao Duan (Renmin University)

8. Genyou Wu (Wuhan University)

9. Dianlai Li (Wuhan University)

To apply, please send your CV, and brief cover letter about why you’re interested in attending the seminar, before June 1, 2019, to:

Miss. Yan Yan, whuzxlt@163.com