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Republic and Empire:
Rethinking the Categories
A two-day conference at Columbia University
Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4

All panels to take place in the Second Floor Common Room, the Heyman Center.
Click Here for directions to the Heyman Center.

Plenary to take place in 501 Schermerhorn Hall.
Click Here for a map that indicates the location of Schermerhorn Hall.

This conference is free and open to the public.
No registration or tickets necessary.
Seating is on a first come, first served basis.

Click here to view the conference program


Jean L. Cohen, Columbia University

Bruce Ackerman, Yale University
Nida Alahmad, The New School
Jose Alvarez, Columbia University
Andrew Arato, The New School
Robin Blackburn, The New School
Philip Bobbitt, Columbia University
Neha Bhuta, University of Toronto
Jean L. Cohen, Columbia University
Victoria de Grazia, Columbia University
Eric Foner, Columbia University
Rainer Forst, Frankfurt University
Amal Jamal, Tel Aviv University
David Johnston, Columbia University
Ayse Kadioglu, Sabanci University
Andreas Kalyvas, The New School
Benedict Kingsbury, New York University
Matthias Lutz-Bachmann, Frankfurt University
Karuna Mantena, Yale University
Samuel Moyn, Columbia University
Yoav Peled, Tel Aviv University
Phillip Pettit, Princeton University
Pierre Rosanvallon, Collège de France
Melissa Schwartzberg, Columbia University
Benjamin Straumann, New York University
Anders Stephanson, Columbia University
James Tully, University of Victoria
Nadia Urbinati, Columbia University


Co-Sponsored by:
Center for Law and Philosophy
Institute for Social Research and Policy
University Seminars
Department of Political Science
European Institute
Society of Fellows in the Humanities

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