Brave New World 2015, is the nineteenth annual postgraduate conference organised by the Manchester Centre for Political Theory (MANCEPT). The conference will take place on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th of June 2015 at The University of Manchester.
We are pleased to announce that our keynote speakers this year will be:
• Jeff McMahan (University of Oxford, Oxford): “Proportionality in Defense Against Inflictors of Many Small Harms”
• Serena Olsaretti (ICREA-Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona): "Children as Negative Externalities?"
The Brave New World conference series is a leading international forum dedicated to the discussion of postgraduate research in political theory. Participants will have the chance to meet and talk about their work with eminent academics, including members of faculty from The University of Manchester as well as the guest speakers who will deliver plenary addresses.
Guest speakers in previous years have included: David Archard, Richard Arneson, Brian Barry, Simon Caney, G.A. Cohen, Roger Crisp, Cecile Fabre, Jerry Gaus, Bob Goodin, Peter Jones, Chandran Kukathas, Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen, Susan Mendus, David Miller, Onora O’Neill, Michael Otsuka, Bhikhu Parekh, Carole Pateman, Anne Phillips, Thomas Pogge, Joseph Raz, Andrea Sangiovanni, Samuel Sheffler, Quentin Skinner, Hillel Steiner, Adam Swift, Philippe Van Parijs, Leif Wenar, Andrew Williams and Jonathan Wolff.
To register and pay please visit our estore page: http://estore.manchester.ac.uk/browse/product.asp?compid=1&modid=2&catid=86