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Winter School of the Standing Group on Kantian Political Thought

Kantian Political Thought Today

10 – 12 December 2024

ECPR Harbour House & Online

Application deadline 24 July 2024.
 @GroupKantian

Our Standing Group on Kantian Political Thought is delighted to return to the ECPR headquarters for its annual Winter School which explores the relevance of Kantian political thought in addressing the pressing global challenges of our time. 

About

The Winter School will be held in conjunction with the Annual Rousseau Lectures and Conferences, which are co-organised by our Standing Group on Kantian Political Thought and the Keele-Oxford-St Andrews Kantian (KOSAK) Research Centre.

The main focus of the discussion will be the relevance of Kantian political thought for currently urgent and theoretically significant global issues.

The stimulating three-day training programme, which offers both in-person and online participation options, features:

  • Seven thought-provoking academic talks;
  • Delegate presentations.
By the end of the Winter School, you will be able to demonstrate:
  • A critical understanding of some of the most recent approaches to Kantian political thought;
  • A thorough grasp of the main objections to these theories and some of the most effective counterarguments;
  • Confidence in applying these theories to particular concrete cases of global importance today.
  • An ability to adapt theories in response to specific objections and to particular circumstances.

Join us for an intellectually stimulating experience that promises to deepen your understanding of Kantian political thought and its application in tackling the complexities of our modern world.

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Applications

The Winter School is open to all Masters, Doctoral students, as well as early Postdoctoral students/researchers working in the field.

The Winter School will be delivered in English. All participants will therefore be expected to have a good command of written and spoken English.

To apply, submit the following via this form by Wednesday 10 July 2024, midnight BST:

  1. Your CV in English
  2. Your abstract of a proposed Paper to be presented (max 500 words)

Partial or incomplete applications will not be processed. Late applications will not be accepted.

You will be informed about the outcome of your application by email in late August.

Fees and funding

The registration fees for the Winter School are £250 (In-Person participation) or £150 (Virtual participation).

The registration fees include:

  • Academic materials and facilities
  • Access to ECPR's learning management system
  • In-person: Tea and coffee, refreshments, lunches, welcome dinner

Please note that your registration is not confirmed until your application has been accepted and your payment received in full.

Faculty

Organising team
  • Sorin Baiasu Keele University, UK
  • Jakob Rendl University of Vienna, Austria
  • Eric Sancho Adamson Keele University, UK
Teaching team
  • Sorin Baiasu Keele University, UK
  • Stefanie Grüne University of Cologne
  • Pauline Kleingeld University of Groningen
  • Marcus Willaschek Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
  • Eric Watkins University of California

Two additional speakers will be announced shortly.

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