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January 2019
Brexit, Language Policy and Linguistic Diversity

Brexit, Language Policy and Linguistic Diversity

Description
A lunch time round table sponsored by the Esperantic Studies Foundation (ESF) presenting this newly published book on the impact of Brexit on language norms in Europe. 7 February, Emeroteca. Register by 31 January
Date:
11/01/2019
December 2018
Egalitarian Revolutions

Egalitarian Revolutions

Description
In the first Max Weber Lecture in 2019 Annelien De Dijn (Utrecht University) argues that the Atlantic Revolutions of the late eighteenth century were not just democratic revolutions; they were also egalitarian revolutions. 16 January. Registrations are open
Date:
13/12/2018
"All the demagogue's men," or: how a liberal democracy disintegrates

"All the demagogue's men," or: how a liberal democracy disintegrates

Description
An occasional lecture jointly organized with the Legal and Political Philosophy Working Group hosts Shmuel Nili (Northwestern University) who discusses the relationship between a liberal democracy's collective integrity and the individual integrity of elected leaders whom he labels "media demagogues". 8 January. Registrations are open
Date:
13/12/2018
National and European funding opportunities in the Social Sciences for young researchers

National and European funding opportunities in the Social Sciences for young researchers

Description
The annual MWP-ACO conference on funding opportunities will bring to EUI representatives of 10 European funding bodies together with Marie-Curie grants awardees to share news and tips with prospective young academics, 12 December, registrations are open
Date:
03/12/2018
November 2018
When sovereigns stir

When sovereigns stir

Description
Upcoming Max Weber Lecture with Neil Walker (University of Edinburgh) addressing the Hobbesian metaphor of the 'sleeping sovereign', extended to cover the 'stirring' of new forms of sovereigntist consciousness and practice', 5 December 2018. Registrations are open now
Date:
21/11/2018
The Archipelago: Writing a History of Post-War Italy

The Archipelago: Writing a History of Post-War Italy

Description
A Max Weber occasional lecture with John Foot (University of Brighton and EUI Fernand Braudel Fellow) asking a timely question: is there a master-key for understanding Italy and individual countries and their trajectories since 1945? Registrations are open
Date:
06/11/2018
October 2018
The Global Financial Crisis 10 years after: using and forgetting the past?

The Global Financial Crisis 10 years after: using and forgetting the past?

Description
A Max Weber Lecture with Catherine Schenk (University of Oxford) will reflect on what we learned from previous crises and what historical lessons we failed to understand that might be useful for future policy-making, 14 November
Date:
19/10/2018
Karl Marx at 200

Karl Marx at 200

Description
A Max Weber Occasional lecture to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx birthday with William Roberts (McGill University) talking about "Marx's Politics of Freedom", 6 November
Date:
19/10/2018
Call for papers -Global Justice and Populism Workshop

Call for papers -Global Justice and Populism Workshop

Description
A workshop hosted by the Max Weber Programme and organized by alumna Miriam Ronzoni (University of Manchester) and Tiziana Torresi (University of Adelaide), 3-4 June 2019. CFP Deadline: January 31st 2019.
Date:
08/10/2018
September 2018
A Democratic Conception of Markets

A Democratic Conception of Markets

Description
The Max Weber Lectures are back, starting with Thomas Christiano (University of Arizona) arguing in favour of a procedural approach when we evaluate the fairness of markets. 17 October: registrations are open
Date:
25/09/2018
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