The UCL Institute for Law, Politics and Philosophy (ILPP) is a collaborative venture between UCL Faculty of Laws, and the Department of Political Science, and the Department of Philosophy
About the Institute
The Institute brings together the legal, political, and moral philosophers from across University College London for colloquia, seminars, and discussion groups.
- Members of ILPP
UCL Political Science
ILPP colloquium series 2020-21
Please save the dates now for the UCL Institute of Law, Politics and Philosophy's visiting speaker colloquium series in 2020-21. All of these sessions will take place online from 16:00-18:00 on Tuesday afternoons during term time. Paper topics will be confirmed closer to the date, but please make a note of these dates in your diaries now. The organising committee is delighted to announce the excellent line-up of speakers that we’ve been able to get on board for this Academic year.
19 Jan 2021 - Joseph Raz (Columbia University Law School) Book your place
9 Feb 2021 - Sophia Moreau (University of Toronto) Book your place
2 Mar 2021 - Kevin Toh (University College London) Book your place
23 Mar 2021 - Charles Mills (The Graduate Center, City University of New York) Book your place
4 May 2021 - Rowan Cruft (University of Stirling) Book your place
18 May 2021 - Kwame Anthony Appiah (New York University) Book your place
8 Jun 2021 - Serena Olsaretti (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) Book your place
Previous colloquium series
Prof. Anna Stilz (Princeton University)
'A Conditional Model of the Right to Exclude'
Tuesday 8 January 2019, 16:00-18:00
Prof. George Letsas (University College London)
'Obligations of Role Revisited'
Tuesday 29 January 2019, 16:00-18:00
Dr Clare Chambers (Cambridge University)
'The Normal Body'
Tuesday 26 February 2019, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Cécile Fabre (Oxford University)
'See and Keep Silent: The Morality of Wartime Espoinage'
Tuesday 23 April 2019, 16:00-18:00
Dr Mollie Gerver (University of Essex)
'Valid Consent and Third-Party Coercion'
Tuesday 7 May 2019, 16:00-18:00
Prof. David Owens (King's College London)
'The Value of Competition'
Tuesday 12 May 2019, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Andrew Mason (The University of Warwick)
'When are Appearance Norms Unjust?'
Tuesday 4 February 2020, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Tommie Shelby (Harvard University)
'Prison Abolition? The Uses and Abuses of Incarceration'
Tuesday 23 January 2018, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Douglas Husak (Rutgers University)
'The Metric of Punishment Severity'
Tuesday 30 January 2018, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Cécile Laborde (Oxford University)
'Abortion, Marriage and Cognate Problems'
Tuesday 1 May 2018, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Neil Walker (University of Edinburgh)
'Populism and Constitutional Tension'
Tuesday 15 May 2018, 16:00-18:00
Dr Mark Dsouza (University College London)
'Lessons from Analogising Natural and Corporate Person in the Criminal Law'
Tuesday 29 May 2018, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Lawrence Sager (The University of Texas at Austin)
'Putting Law in it's Place'
Tuesday 22 November 2016, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Patrick Tomlin (Reading University)
'Proportionality in War: Fallacies of Composition'
Tuesday 17 January 2017, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Victor Tadros (University of Warwick)
'A Moral Law for War'
Tuesday 31 January 2017, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Alexander Sarch (University of Surrey)
'Who Cares What You Think? Criminal Culpability and the Irrelevance of Unmanifested Mental States'
Tuesday 14 February 2017, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Michael Otsuka (London School of Economics)
'Determinism and the Value and Fairness of Equal Chances'
Tuesday 28 February 2017, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Chiara Cordelli (The University of Chicago)
'The Intrinsic Wrong of Privatisation'
Tuesday 14 March 2017, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Zofia Stemplowska (University of Oxford)
'Should Coercive Neurointerventions Target the Victoms of Wrongdoing?'
Tuesday 2 May 2017, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Jane Mansbridge (Harvard University)
'Political Representation Under the Strain: Bridging the Representative-Constituent Chasm'
Tuesday 16 May 2017, 16:00-18:00
Prof. Philipe van Parijs (Université Catholique de Louvain)
Tuesday 30 May 2017, 16:00-18:00