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Welcome to CONCEPT

Welcome to CONCEPT: The Nottingham Centre for Normative Political Theory.

CONCEPT was launched in 2010 to encourage and promote the school's research in normative political theory, which explores questions about how political arrangements ought to be. So for example how a society's main institutions ought to be organised, what kinds of values and principles should be adopted, or how political choices should be made.

Nottingham has a large and active community of scholars working in this area, incorporating both staff and research students. Work ranges across areas such as property, justice in education, environmental ethics, the politics of recognition, utopian politics, democratic theory, and intergenerational justice. We particularly welcome applications from potential research students to work with us in any area of normative political thought. 

Events

Social Structure and Human Rights

Date
04 October 2016 (17:00-18:30)
Location:
A11 Highfield House
Description
Dr Elizabeth Kahn from Durham University will present to CONCEPT on 4 October on Social Structure and Human Rights.

The Case for Intervention in Nature to Help Wild Animals

Date
01 November 2016 (17:00-18:30)
Location:
A11 Highfield House
Description
Eze Paéz will present to CONCEPT on 1 November on the Case for Intervention in Nature to Help Wild Animals.

Jus Ante Bellum and Cosmopolitan Humanitarian Intervention

Date
22 November 2016 (17:00-18:30)
Location:
A11 Highfield House
Description
Garrett Brown will present to CONCEPT on 22 November on Jus Ante Bellum and Cosmopolitan Humanitarian Intervention.

The environmental risks of incomplete globalisation

Date
06 December 2016 (17:00-18:30)
Location:
A11 Highfield House
Description
Rasmus Karlsson from Umea University will present to CONCEPT on 6 December on the environmental risks of incomplete globalisation.

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News

Expressions of Interest invited for Nottingham Research Fellowships

Description
The School of Politics and International Relations invites expressions of interest for the Nottingham Research Fellowships (deadline 4 November 2016).
Date:
13 September 2016

Call for participants and discussants for third workshop on Climate Ethics and Climate Economics

Description
We are now looking for participants for our third workshop on Climate Ethics and Climate Economics: Fat Tails - Imposing and Redistributing Risks.
Date:
08 August 2016

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CONCEPT

Law and Social Sciences Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 846 8135
fax: +44 (0)115 951 4859
email: concept@nottingham.ac.uk