Between Civic Virtue and Civil War: Monday 20 May/Tuesday 21 May 2019

Lichtenberg-Kolleg, Georg-August-University

Department of Politics, University of York
Rethinking Civil Society: History, Theory, Critique
RL-2016-044, Leverhulme Trust Research Leadership Award
https://rethinkingcivilsociety.org/

Monday 20 May/Tuesday 21 May 2019
Venue: Historic Observatory/Historische Sternwarte
Geismar Landstraße 11

FURTHER INFORMATION

Monday, 20 May

9:15-9:30 Registration and Welcome

The Problem of Civic Virtue

9:30-11:00 SERENA FERENTE (KING’S COLLEGE LONDON)
“On party feeling: freedom and political division in the self-governing city (14th-16th centuries)”

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 PHIL WITHINGTON (UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD)
“Practical humanism and civil war”

13:00-14:00 Lunch

The Problem of Civil Society

14:00-15:30 STUART CARROLL (UNIVERSITY OF YORK)
“Civil conflict as an historical problem”

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:30 SARAH MORTIMER (CHRIST CHURCH, OXFORD)
“The Reformation and the purpose of politics”

Tuesday, 21 May

Civil War and Reason of State

9:30-11:00 MARK HUTCHINSON (LICHTENBERG-KOLLEG/UNIVERSITY OF YORK)
“The English state and die deustchen Stände: conceptual dissonance in the crisis of the Palatinate”

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

11:30-13:00 LISA KATTENBERG (UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM)
“‘No virtue like necessity’: Lipsius’ Politica and reason of state in Spanish political thought and action”.

13:00-14:00 Lunch

Different Turns in Religious Thought

14:00-15:30 CHLOE IRETON (UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON)
“Entangled histories: just war and just slavery in the early Spanish empire”

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break

16:00-17:30 TIM STUART-BUTTLE (UNIVERSITY OF YORK)
“The virtue of civility: from English natural jurisprudence to Scottish social science”

Please register until 13 May 2019 via email to Heidi Hopf.