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. 


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Deadline extension for abstracts for third Climate Ethics and Climate Economics workshop

The deadline for submissions for the third workshop in the Climate Ethics and Climate Economics ESRC seminar series has been extended to 15 July 2016.
11 July 2016

Call for abstracts for third workshop on Climate Ethics and Climate Economics

The third of six ESRC-funded workshops exploring issues where the ethics and economics of climate change intersect will be held at the London School of Economics of 14-15 September 2016.
24 June 2016

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