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Global Political Thought

The Global Political Thought research group convenes approximately once a month. The disciplinary home of the research group is the intersection of International Relations and Political Theory broadly conceived, and we discuss and read theoretical as well as empirical work.

If you want to be on the mailing list of the GPT-group, please contact Ted Svensson.

E-mail: ted [dot] svensson [at] svet [dot] lu [dot] se

Schedule, Autumn 2021


30 September, 13-14.30 (Ed367)

Charlotte Epstein (DIIS), What Is So Good About Self-Ownership? A Feminist Critique of the Role of the Body in Naturalizing Private Property. [Co-arranged with the Political Psychology research group.]

14 October, 13-14.30 (Zoom)

Maria Mälksoo (Copenhagen University), The Presence of the US Forces as a Status Symbol: Notes from NATO’s Eastern Flank.

11 November, 13-14.30 (Ed367) 

Catarina Kinnvall and Ted Svensson (Lund University), Trauma, Home and Geopolitical Bordering: A Lacanian Approach.

2 December, 13-14.30 (Ed367)

Sofia Helander (Uppsala University), From Antagonism to Alienation: Rethinking the Radical Democratic Subject.

14 December, 13-14.30 (Ed366)

Jonathan Luke Austin (Copenhagen University), Violence in Action: The Local Ordering of Global Evil.