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1 Creative Commons Maya Mark: Menachem Begin’s stand on the imposition of the Military Government, 1948- 1966 Maya Mark discusses Menachem Begin's commitment to Liberalism Maya Mark 30 Nov 2022
2 Book at Lunchtime: Jews, Liberalism, Antisemitism Book at Lunchtime is a series of bite-sized book discussions held weekly during term-time, with commentators from a range of disciplines. The events are free to attend and open to all. Abigail Green, Simon Levis Sullam, Adam Sutcliffe, Kei Hiruta 23 Jul 2021
3 The Leszek Kołakowski Lecture: Is Poland still a liberal democracy? Constitutional breakdown and potential revival Wojciech Sadurski (University of Sydney and University of Warsaw), gives the 2019 Leszek Kołakowski Lecture. Wojciech Sadurski 08 Sep 2020
4 30 Years after the Velvet Revolutions of 1989: Time for a New Liberation? In this lecture, Professor Timothy Garton Ash will explore the peculiar character of populism in post-communist Europe, and the considerable forces of resistance to it. Timothy Garton Ash 08 Sep 2020
5 A President for Dark Times: the Age of Reason Meets the Age of Trump An analysis of the phenomenon of Donald Trump’s presidency against the backdrop and contrast of the European Enlightenment’s influence on the Founders of the United States. Strobe Talbott 02 May 2019
6 Creative Commons The Folly of Secularism Dialogues on the theopolitics of the nation-state: Israel in a wider context. Session 2: Liberalism and Secularism: a dialogue between Elizabeth Shakman Hurd (Northwestern) and Yolanda Jansen (Amsterdam) Elizabeth Shakman Hurd and Yolande Jansen discuss the notion of the “secular,” liberal politics of the nation-state. Session 2 in a series of three Elisabeth Shakman Hurd, Yolande Jansen 03 Apr 2019
7 Matthew d'Ancona: Populism, post truth and the crisis of liberalism. Populism, post truth and the crisis of liberalism, Politcal commentator and columnist for The Guardian, London Evening Standard, GQ and The New York Times. Matthew d’Ancona 08 Mar 2019
8 Creative Commons Eyal Chowers - The emerging notion of sovereignty in contemporary Israel Eyal Chowers considers Israeli democracy, liberalism, and the emerging notion of sovereignty in the state Eyal Chowers 06 Mar 2019
9 Creative Commons Radicalizing liberalism: the ideological inversions of Islamic liberalism and moderation in Malaysian politics Carlo Bonura speaks at the Southeast Asia Seminar on 25 April 2018. Carlo Bonura 21 Jun 2018
10 Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World In this keynote lecture, leading political writer Timothy Garton Ash will present his ten guiding principles for a connected world, and offer a manifesto for global free speech in the digital age. Timothy Garton Ash 19 May 2017
11 Constitutionalism without Consensus in Contemporary Turkey Bill Kissane, Associate Professor in Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science, gives a talk for the FLJS seminar series. Bill Kissane 09 Dec 2016
12 Creative Commons The pessimistic anthropology of liberalism vs. the Good Adrian Pabst (University of Kent) gives a talk for Session 3: Demonologies of the Soul – Beyond Evil, part of the Political Demonologies conference, held at Worcester College on 20th May 2016. Adrian Pabst 13 Sep 2016
13 Reimagining liberal education: Affiliation and inquiry in democratic schooling Professor Hanan Alexander, Haifa University, gives a talk for the Department of Education Public Seminar Series. Hanan Alexander 03 Feb 2016
14 Creative Commons The Global Liberal Order and its Future On 24 January 2014, the Centre for International Studies hosted a workshop on 'The Global Liberal Order and its Future' that explored the current shift of power and influence between nations that is taking place globally. Rosemary Foot, John Ikenberry, Andrew Hurrell, Kate Brooks 04 Apr 2014
15 Is Liberalism on the Road to Perdition? John Milton Fellowship Annual Lecture The fourth in our lecture series for Hilary Term 2014, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Michael Freeden, Emeritus Professorial Fellow at Mansfield College, and Professor of Political Theory, University of Nottingham. Michael Freeden 02 Apr 2014
16 Liberalism and State Violence: Reflections on the Liberal Way of War Director of Liberal Way of War Program Professor Alan Cromartie gives a talk for the ELAC/CCW Seminar series on 9th October 2012. Introduced by Dr Robert Johnson. Alan Cromartie, Robert Johnson 09 Aug 2013
17 Creative Commons One Century of 'Liberal islam': Where do we find ourselves now? Professor Abdou Filali-Ansary gives a lecture for the Humanitas lecture series on Interfaith Studies. Abdou Filali-Ansary 28 May 2013
18 Creative Commons Liberalism and Historical Injustice Jennifer Page, graduate student at Harvard, delivers a talk for the Inaugural Oxford Graduate Conference in Political Theory. The conference theme was Political Theory and the Liberal Tradition. Jennifer Page 04 Oct 2012
19 Creative Commons Locke, Liberalism, and Disabilities: Towards an 'Ableist Contract' Lucas Pinheiro, Cambridge, delivers a talk for the Inaugural Oxford Graduate Conference in Political Theory. The conference theme was Political Theory and the Liberal Tradition. Lucas Pinheiro 04 Oct 2012