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2017

  • Podcasts of the 2017 Bentham seminars are now available to stream or download in iTunes.  Professor Colin Tyler (University of Hull), Professor Malcolm Quinn (University of the Arts London) and Andrew Spooner (UCL) presented their research at the seminars. For full details see the seminar programme (PDF).
  • Professor James E. Crimmins (Huron University College) has written a review of one of the latest volumes of the Collected Works on H-Net.  Crimmins' reviews Writings on Political Economy, vol. 1, edited by Michael Quinn favourably, describing it as a 'tantalizing appetizer' for the following volumes in the series.     
  • Professor Philip Schofield appears on the latest episode of Nigel Warburton's Philosophy Sites podcast to talk about Bentham's Auto-Icon.  
  • new article in Update (the magazine for the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) discusses the Bentham Project's role in the READ projectand explains how we have been experimenting with the Handwritten Text Recognition of Bentham's manuscripts.  
  • Dr Louise Seaward is delivering a course on Bentham and utilitarianism to Year 12 students as part of UCL's Summer Challenge.  
  • special issue of the History of European Ideas has just been published, which deals with Bentham's ideas on indirect legislation.  This issue is edited by Michael Quinn of the Bentham Project and Malik Bozzo-Rey and Anne Brunon-Ernst of the French Centre Bentham.