MANCEPT WORKSHOPS 2017

Call for Convenors

The MANCEPT Workshops is an annual conference in political theory, organised under the auspices of the Manchester Centre for Political Theory. Next year’s conference will take place on Monday 11 September to Wednesday 13 September at the Arthur Lewis Building, University of Manchester.  The conference offers academics an opportunity to come together in a series of workshops so as to develop specialised work and engage in lively philosophical discussion. Attracting scholars throughout the world, the conference is now established as a leading international forum dedicated to the development of research in all subfields of political theory.

We are now accepting applications for workshop convenors. Applications are made by submitting a short (500 word) abstract describing the subject of your workshop. The deadline for workshop proposals is Friday 3 March 2017.

If you are interested in convening a workshop or require any further information please e-mail the workshop organisers Sara Van Goozen and Nicola Mulkeen at: manceptworkshops@gmail.com.

MANCEPT Workshops 2016

The MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory 2016 is an annual conference in political theory, organised under the auspices of the Manchester Centre for Political Theory. This year’s conference will be the thirteenth event in the series and will take place on Wednesday 7th September until Friday 9th September at the Arthur Lewis Building, University of Manchester. Over the last twelve years, participants from over twenty five countries have come together in a series of workshops focussing on political theory/philosophy widely construed.

We are delighted to announce that we have accepted 30 panels this year. Please find details of the subject of each panel on the relevant pages (A-E) (F-P) (R-Z).

Registration for the workshops will be open in May and all participants (convenors and paper-givers alike) must register in order to attend. The cost of registration is the same as last year (£220 for academics and £130 for graduate students/retirees).

We have 30 full bursaries available. Anyone who is not currently in full-time employment may apply and the bursary will cover the full cost of registration. The deadline to apply for a bursary will be 10th June. To apply for a bursary, please include the following information in a word document and email it to us at: manceptworkshops@gmail.com – Name, Institutional Affiliation, Paper Title, Panel Title, and Reason for Application. We will confirm receipt of your application and decisions will be made by the 15th June.

Further information on panels in previous year’s workshops can be found on this website or here (2013), here (2012), or here (2011).

If you require any further information then please email the workshop organisers Nicola Mulkeen and Stephanie Rinaldi at manceptworkshops@gmail.com.