On 13 December 2013, Helen Roche and Carol Atack hosted the Legacy of Greek Political Thought Network Workshop, a one-day colloquium which took place at the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge.
The Legacy of Greek Political Thought Network is an international group of scholars, drawn from the fields of Classics, Political Theory and the History of Ideas, interested in the continuing influence of classical Greek political ideas and theories in the modern world. This will be its third annual research workshop, bringing together members of the network and other scholars from a range of disciplines to discuss key issues in this interdisciplinary field of study.
A timetable can be found below.
LEGACY OF GREEK POLITICAL THOUGHT: RESEARCH WORKSHOP
Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge, Friday 13th December 2013, 11am- 5.30pm
WELCOME AND COFFEE
Panel 1: Aristotle and Aristotelianism in modern political thought
Anna Becker, University of Basel, ‘Household and City in Renaissance Aristotelian Thought’.
Kelvin Knight, London Metropolitan University, ‘Alasdair MacIntyre’s Aristotelian Historicism and Critique of Human Rights’.
Panel 2: History and politics in the modern world
Liz Sawyer, University of Oxford, ‘Thucydides in the 1940s’.
Neville Morley, University of Bristol, ‘History::Political Theory’.
Paul Cartledge, University of Cambridge, ‘Ancient Greek democracy and its legacies’.
Respondent: Peter Liddel, University of Manchester.