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1 Michael Karayanni - Religion and State among the Palestinian-Arabs in Israel: A Multicultural Entrapment Michael Karayanni considers how the Israeli construction of religion and politics shapes the live Palestinian-Arabs in the state. Michael Karayanni 18 Nov 2021
2 Performance and Power in Delhi The passage of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in December 2019 has ushered in a new form of politics in India. Akash Bhattacharya, Harsh Mander, Abhik Chimni, Neha Dixit 02 Oct 2020
3 Creative Commons Book Launch: State and Society in Nigeria Portia Roelofs and Gavin Williams discuss in this podcast Gavin's influential book, State and Society in Nigeria. Gavin Williams, Portia Roelofs 13 Nov 2019
4 Wrap up reflection part 1 Jeremy Adelman (Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Princeton) gives a lecture on history and public policy. Jeremy Adelman 29 Sep 2019
5 The Constitution of Illicit Orders: Contested Sovereignty in Territorial Domains Within the context of modernity and globalisation, this research project investigates the processes by which governance arises in territories subjected to illicit forms of social order that contest state sovereignty and authority. Christopher Lilyblad 29 Apr 2019
6 Immunity from Execution of Military and Cultural Goods Recent years have seen numerous attempts to seize State assets held outside a State's national territory to satisfy debts owed by the State to private persons. Matthew Happold 07 Jun 2017
7 What is a Good Citizen? The fifth in our lecture series for Hilary Term 2014, given in the JCR at Mansfield College by Joe Klein, renowned American political columnist for Time Magazine. Joe Klein 02 Apr 2014
8 Creative Commons A prison that isn't a prison: Globalization, mobility control, and state power Thomas Ugelvik (University of Oslo, Norway) Thomas Ugelvik 31 Mar 2014
9 Creative Commons FMR 43 How to engage constructively with fragile states Donors have allocated increasing resources in fragile states to the reform and/or rebuilding of the architecture of the state, such as justice systems, the police and army, and the management of ministries in efforts to support stability. Jon Bennett 09 Aug 2013
10 Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Fear of Tahrir: Turkish Perspectives on the Egyptian Revolution Kerem Öktem presents a critical reading of Turkish public debates and the policies of the ruling party in Turkey on the Egyptian revolution. Kerem Öktem 25 May 2012
11 Creative Commons Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Revolutionary Egypt's Relations with Surrounding States: Internal Transformation, External Realignment and Regional Security Fred Lawson examines the reconfiguration of Egyptian foreign policy since the revolution, particularly with respect to relations with Iran and Ethiopia. Fred Lawson 25 May 2012
12 Creative Commons Panel 5: Competing Visions of Tahrir: Trickster: Taufiq 'Ukasha, the Perpetuation of Liminal Crisis, and the Shaping of Counter-revolutionary Discourse Walter Armbrust examines the 'counter-revolution' through the lens of television talk show host Taufiq 'Ukasha, a 'trickster' prone to generating perverted forms of social knowledge. Walter Armbrust 25 May 2012
13 Creative Commons Panel 5: Competing Visions of Tahrir: In Search of Antistructure: The Meaning of Tahrir Square in Egypt's Ongoing Social Drama Mark Peterson examines meaning construction and the 'iterations' of Tahrir Square gatherings in the unfolding experience of the ongoing revolution. Mark Peterson 25 May 2012
14 Panel 4: Old State, New Rules: From War of Manoeuvre to War of Position Nicola Pratt discusses the competing wars of position being waged against the hegemonic system of authoritarianism in post-Mubarak Egypt, focusing on the realm of gender. Nicola Pratt 25 May 2012
15 Creative Commons Panel 4: Old State, New Rules: Praetorian Parliamentarism: The Contradictions of Egypt's Post-revolutionary Experiment Alexander Kazamias conceptualises the Egyptian revolution as an incomplete process of socio-political transformation, having so far only partially changed the postcolonial Egyptian state. Alexander Kazamias 25 May 2012
16 Creative Commons Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Professor Saskia Sassen delivers the keynote speech of the 'Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives' conference held by the Anglo-German State of the State Fellowship Programme on 21st May 2011. Saskia Sassen 05 Jan 2012
17 Structural Holes in the Territorial Fabric of the State Professor Saskia Sassen gives the keynote speech of the 'Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives' conference held by the Anglo-German State of the State Fellowship Programme on 21st May 2011. Saskia Sassen 14 Nov 2011
18 Creative Commons The State, Tolerance and Rationalism in Spinoza, Mendelssohn and Kant Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky) delivers a lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme on the ideas of The State, Tolerance and Rationalism as seen in the philosophies of Kant, Spinoza and Mendelssohn. Stefan Bird-Pollan 06 Jul 2011
19 Creative Commons Opinion Formation and Democratic Legitimacy Nadia Urbinati (Columbia University) delivers this lecture on government, opinion formation, the media and direct democracy as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme, given by Creative media and direct democracy. Nadia Urbanati 06 Jul 2011
20 Creative Commons The Practice of Sovereignty: Kant on the Duties of National and International Citizenship Paul Guyer (University of Pennsylvania) presents his paper on Kant's views of the practice of sovereignty. Presented as part of the Anglo-­German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme. Paul Guyer 24 May 2011
21 Creative Commons The Idea of the State: a Genealogy Quentin Skinner gives a genealogy of the modern state, arguing that we should not understand the state simply as the government, but rather as a fictional person, enabling us to explain such things as shared responsibility for debt over generations. Quentin Skinner 11 May 2010
22 The crisis of global capitalism: towards a new economic culture? Manuel Castells draws on arguments from his book Communication Power in discussing the structural causes and implications of the 2008 economic crisis, and in claiming that we are moving, without much understanding, towards a new form of global capitalism. Manuel Castells 09 Nov 2009
23 Contract, Obligation, Rights and Reciprocity in the New Modern Welfare State This lecture, delivered by Lord Raymond Plant on 18 April 2007, opened the inaugural workshop in the Foundation's programme on 'The Social Contract Revisited'. Raymond Plant 11 Aug 2008