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  • Sat

    Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury Society Annual Symposium

    The Old Bell Hotel, Malmesbury

    Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury Society Annual Symposium, on 'Hobbes and Sovereignty'

    10.00 Opening, Introduction
    10.10 Professor Sir Noel Malcolm: Hobbes and the Thirty Years’ War’
    11.10 Break
    11.30 Dr. Signy Gutnick-Allen: Hobbes on Sovereignty and the Risks of International Law
    12.30 Lunch
    14.00 Professor Tom Sorell: The Strains of Sovereignty
    15.00 Break
    15.20 Professor Jonathan Rée: Beating Back Ghosts
    16.20 Concluding Remarks
    16.30 End

    Dr. Signy Gutnick-Allen, Fellow in Political Theory, London School of Economics
    Sir Noel Malcolm, Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College, the University of Oxford
    Jonathan Rée, Freelance Historian and Philosopher
    Professor Tom Sorell, Professor of Politics and Philosophy, University of Warwick

    To register for the Symposium, go to Tickets are also available from The Workbox, Malmesbury. For more information: