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Jean-Jacques Rousseau Lecture and Conference

1 – 2 December 2022, ECPR Harbour House & Online

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Registration for virtual participation is still open! Secure your spot here by Monday 28 November.

Held annually since 2008, the Jean-Jacques Rousseau Lecture and Conference celebrates the Swiss-born philosopher, writer and composer and his legacy in the fields of political philosophy and moral psychology.

This year's event, organised by our Standing Group on Kantian Political Thought in association with Keele University and the Jagiellonian University Krakow, will be hosted in ECPR's home, Harbour House in Colchester, and online.

Join us for the Jean-Jacques Rousseau Lecture Vindication in Ethics and Politics, followed by four fascinating presentations by eminent scholars in normative political theory.

What to expect

Jean-Jacques Annual Lecture: Vindication in ethics and politics 

David Owen University of Southampton

Plus, presentations by:

Paula Satne University of Leeds
Joe Saunders Durham University
Sasha Mudd Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Matt Bennett University of Essex

Registration

Please note that your registration is not confirmed until your payment is received in full.

If the number of participants registered is insufficient, the event will be cancelled and you will receive a full refund of the registration fee paid.

Scholars attending this year's Winter School of the Standing Group on Kantian Political Thought are eligible for a £25 discount.

Colchester in person

£75

Includes catering throughout the conference. Travel and accommodation are not included.

Online

£50

The Rousseau Lecture and Conference is open to all scholars interested in the ideas of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

The event will be delivered in English. You will therefore be expected to have a good command of written and spoken English.

Good to know

The event will be held at ECPR's home, Harbour House, a charming Grade II listed building dating back to the 1700s. Once known as the old Customs House, the building sits on the back of Hythe Quay, close to Colchester's town centre and the University of Essex campus.

  • Sorin Baiasu Keele University
  • Jakub Szczepanski Jagiellonian University
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