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Lisbon ’19: Call for Papers

You are cordially invited to the tenth international conference of the Michael Oakeshott Association to be held at the Catholic University of Portugal in Lisbon, September 19-22, 2019. This year, we invite submissions on the theme “Philosophy, Poetry, and Conservatism.”

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Budapest 2017


Call for Papers  Governance and the Authority of the State  National University of Public Service Budapest, Hungary AUGUST 17-19, 2017 The Michael Oakeshott Association is pleased to announce a call for papers for the 9th biennial conference to be hosted

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MOA Hull

Two of the official photographs from the recent Hull conference. Terry Nardin, Keynote Speaker Executive Committee Front L to R: Corey Abel, John Coats, Tim Fuller, Bob Grant Back L to R: Kevin Williams, Leslie Marsh, Chor-yung Cheung, Noel O’Sullivan, Mark

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Are We Still Political Animals?

The University of Leiden’s Robbert-Jan Winters turned to Oakeshott’s theory of civil and enterprise association for insights in a July 2015 “mini-conference” at Oxford. “Although Oakeshott is not widely read, I argue that he offers a philosophically sophisticated definition of

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Oakeshott’s Cold War Liberalism Today

May 2015 saw Palgrave Macmillan release an anthology exploring Michael Oakeshott’s Cold War Liberalism. Edited by long-term Oakeshottian Terry Nardin, the volume includes papers from a conference held three years ago at South Korea’s Asan Institute for Policy Studies. The

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