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Newell Talk March 26

February 13, 2018
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The Department of Political Science presents

 

Waller R. Newell

Professor of Political Science and Philosophy

Carleton University 

 

Tyranny: Ancient and Modern

 

Monday, March 26th, 2018

2:45-4:15 pm

Henry F. Hall Building, room 1220

1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West

All students and faculty are welcome

Sponsored by the Reading Lab in Political Theory

For more information, contact travis.smith@concordia.ca

 

Dr. Newell studies political philosophy with a focus on classical, modern and historicist concepts of political community, justice and legitimacy. He was educated at the University of Toronto, where he received a BA in Arts and Sciences and an MA in Political Economy, and at Yale University, where he received a PhD in Political Science. He has been a John Adams Fellow at the University of London (1997), a Fellow of the Eccles Centre at the British Library (1997), a Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. (1990-91), the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (1985-86), and a Junior Fellow of Massey College, the University of Toronto (1974-75). He has also held a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for University Teachers and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship. He is the author of Tyrants: A History of Power, Injustice and Terror (Cambridge University Press, 2016).

See Poster HERE

 




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