The Oxford Graduate Political Theory Conference is a forum for graduate students in political theory. Established in 2012, the conference aims to explore themes and topics in political theory that resonate with contemporary political events and phenomena. Now in its fourth year, the conference brings together original thought from graduate students as well as professors.
Keynote: Humeira Iqtidar (King’s College London) ‘Liberalism and Tolerance in the Post-Colony’
Panel 1: Responses to (Post-)Colonialism
Chair: Ashwini Vasanthakumar. Discussant: Puneet Dhaliwal.
Anna-Sophie Schönfelder (Osnabrück) ‘Karl Marx and the Idea of Retaliation Emanating from the Margins of the Capitalist World’
Simon Tabet (Nanterre) ‘The French Reception of Postcolonial Studies: a Process of Marginalization / Radicalization in Political Theory’
Panel 2: Contested Conceptions of Objects and Property
Chair: JanaLee Cherneski. Discussant: Joanna Rozpedowski.
Johanna Maj Schmidt (Goldsmiths) ‘Worlding Heritage – The Politics of Objects’
Thomas Coughlan (Cambridge) ‘Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the Other Property’
Panel 3: Theorizing Oppression and Emancipation
Chair: Dan Butt. Discussant: Dana Mills.
Rachelle Bascara (Birkbeck) ‘Marginalizing Theories of Oppression’
Johann Lieb (Exeter) ‘Defending Rancière against McNay: Literarity, Subalternity, and Emancipation beyond Intellectual Patronising’
Keynote: Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman (University College London) ‘The Role of Race’
Roundtable discussion with JanaLee Cherneski, Nathaniel Adam Tobias Coleman, Elizabeth Frazer, Humeira Iqtidar.