Critical republicanism. the hijab controversy and political philosophy

Critical republicanism. the hijab controversy and political philosophy

Friday, 6 March 2009 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Maison Française d’Oxford, 2-10 Norham Road, Oxford, OX2 6SE;
Speaker(s): 
Cécile Laborde (UCL)
Luc Borot (MFO, Oxford)
Convenor: 
Kalypso Nicolaïdis (St. Antony’s College, Oxford) Luc Borot (MFO, Oxford)

Dr Cécile Laborde is Reader in Political Theory and Director of the MA in Legal and Political Theory at the UCL Department of Political Science. Her principal research interests are in the history of political ideas and contemporary political philosophy, both Anglo-American and European. Her most recent books are Republicanism and Political Theory (co-edited with John Maynor) (Oxford Blackwell 2007) and Critical Republicanism. The Hijab Controversy and Political Philosophy (Oxford Political Theory series, OUP, 2008)