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Event Information:

  • Fri

    Colloquium on Quentin Skinner, From Humanism to Hobbes

    1:30 pmSenate Room, Senate House, London

    2018 Queen Mary Annual Symposium in the Humanities and Social Sciences
    Colloquium on Quentin Skinner, From Humanism to Hobbes

    Please join us for the 2018 Queen Mary Annual Symposium in the Humanities and Social Sciences. This year will be dedicated to Professor Quentin Skinner’s book From Humanism to Hobbes: Studies in Rhetoric and Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2018). Register here.

    Full schedule as follows:

    1.30-2.00: Arrival and registration

    First session:

    2.00-2.30: Professor David Colclough, Queen Mary University of London

    ‘Slippery turns’: rhetoric and politics in Shakespeare

    2.30-3.00: Professor Susanna Berger, University of Southern California

    To see beyond the lines: On the iconography of the Leviathan

    3.00-3.45: Discussion

    3.45-4.15: Break

    Second Session:

    4.15-4.45: Professor Mónica Brito-Vieira, University of York

    Hobbes on representation Revisited

    4.45-5.15: Dr Sophie Smith, University of Oxford

    Hobbes’s spooky state

    5.15-6.00: Discussion

    6.00-6.30: A summing-up from Quentin Skinner

    6.30-7.30: Reception