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Conference Programme

Friday, November 3rd

8.30 – 9.00 AM Registraion

9.00 – 11.00 AM Panel Session 1


Room 2.07 Panel 1.1 Historical Forms of Republicanism
Håvard Nilsen Chair
Tomáš Korda Hegel‘s Critique of Republicanism
Konstanty Kuzma Learning from the Present? Understanding Hegel’s Vorrede to the Philosophy of Right
Lukas Perutka The Mexican Adventure of Maximilian I and Its Influence on Czech Republicanism
Benjamin Slingo Scholastic Republicanism: A Paradoxical Episode in the History of Political Thought
Room 3.26 Panel 1.2 Republicanism in Central Europe
Jakub Jirsa Chair
Elżbieta Ciżewska-Martyńska The Republicanism of the Polish Solidarity Movement and the Challenges of Today
Agata Czarnecka The Republican Tradition and Its Influence on the Polish Soul
Milán Pap Revolution as Republican Moment: The Case of Hungary
Jaroslava Pospíšilová Silent Citizenship in V4 Countries
Room 3.12 Panel 1.3 Republicanism and Power Inequality
Matthew Hoye Chair
Alan Coffee A Radical Revolution in Thought: A Slave’s Perspective on Republican Freedom and Social Reconstruction
Dorothea Gädeke Against Interactional Domination
Jan Géryk Reconciling Human Rights and Utopian Projects: Republicanism as an Alternative?
Iain McDaniel Republicanism against Caesarism in Nineteenth Century Europe

11.00 – 11.30 AM Coffee Break

11.30 – 1.30 PM Panel Session 2


Room 2.07 Panel 2.1 Conceptual History
Nicolai von Eggers Chair
Kazutaka Inamura A Hermeneutic Method for Developing Republican Political Theory
Jan Květina Republicanism as an Aristocratic Mythomoteur: Common Discourse of Polish Early-Modern Thinkers
Banu Turnaoglu A Conceptual History of Republicanism in Turkey
Håvard Nilsen Republican Monarchy: The Neo-Roman Concept of Liberty and the Norwegian Constitution of 1814
Room 3.26 Panel 2.2 Contemporary Republican Theory I
Alan Coffee Chair
Carolin Bohn Arguing for Political Judgement as Key Capability of Republican Environmental Citizens
Alex Bryan Citizenship, Equality, and Economic Crisis
Oscar Larsson Analyzing Policy in Network Governance through the Lens of Neo-Republicanism and the Concept of Domination
Charles Richardson Reverse-engineering of Freedom in Republican Thought
Room 3.12 Panel 2.3 US Republicanism
Jakub Jirsa Chair
Rudmer Bijlsma Alienation in Commercial Society: The Republican Perspective of Rousseau and Ferguson
Dean Caivano Jefferson’s Revolution: The Discordant and Rebellious Democratic Experience of 1776
Adéla Rádková The New Republicanism in The Federalist
Matthew Slaboch T.G. Masaryk, America, and the Founding of a Republic

1.30 – 2.30 PM Lunch

2.30 – 4.00 PM Panel Session 3


Room 2.07 Panel 3.1 Constitutional Theory
Alex Bryan Chair
Paul Blokker Narratives of Constitutionalism, Popular Engagement, and the Transformation of Modern Constitutionalism
Valerio Fabbrizi Reasonable Disagreement and Moral Consensus in Richard Bellamy’s Political Constitutionalism
Adam Fusco Non-Arbitrary Power and the Democratic Constitution
Room 3.26 Panel 3.2 Problems of Globalised World
Nicholas Vrousalis Chair
Matthew Hoye Illegal Immigrants, Sanctuary Cities, and Republican Liberty
Joshua Preiss Republican Freedom in Globally Integrated Markets
Johan Rochel Attracting the Best and Brightest: A Republican Account of the EU Immigration Law
Room 3.12 Panel 3.3 Republicanism: Ancient and Modern
Tomáš Halamka Chair
Michael Hawley Cicero and the Origin of Liberty as a Political Ideal
Lluis Perez-Lozano Not a Tale of Two Cities: Why “Neo-Athenian” and “Neo-Roman” Are Misnomers for Republicanism
Alena Wolflink Aristotle, Community Valuation, and Necessity

Transfer to the Faculty of Arts building

4.30 – 7.00 PM Plenary Session I (Faculty of Arts building, Room 140)

Philip Pettit: Neo-liberalism and Neo-republicanism          

Richard Bellamy: Overcoming the Demoi-cratic Disconnect: A Republican Intergovernmental Proposal for Reconnecting Citizens to EU Governance

Transfer to the Anglo-American University building

7.30 PM Reception


Saturday, November 4th

9.30 – 11.30 AM Panel Session 4


Room 2.07 Panel 4.1 Contemporary Republican Theory II
Charles Richardson Chair
Christopher Donohue & Rafał Lis A Dialogue Between Republicanism and the ‘Republic of Science’
María Victoria Inostroza The Democratic Forms of Global Domination
Jean Fabien Spitz Is Structural Domination a Coherent Concept?
Themistoklis Tzimas “A-topical” Polities, Demos- less, Neoliberal Statehood and the Quest for Citizenship: The EU Case
Room 3.26 Panel 4.2 French Republicanism
Iain McDaniel Chair
Hana Fořtová B. Constant and the Ideas of Republicanism
Marit Pepplinkhuizen Alexis de Tocqueville’s Republicanism
Spyridon Tegos Republican Civility beyond the Old Regime: The Cases of Sophie de Grouchy and Germaine de Staël
Nicolai von Eggers Radical Republicanism in the Early French Revolution, 1789-91
Room 3.12 Panel 4.3 Republican Concept(s)
Tomáš Halamka Chair
Ophelie Desmons Could Republicanism Not Be Neutral? Rethinking the Debate between Liberal Neutralism and Republican Perfectionism
Dries Deweer Personalist Republicanism. Identification of an Old Branch
Eric Fabri What Should Property Rights Look Like in a Republic? Different Answers for Different Republicanisms
Yevhen Kutsenko How Different and Self Sufficient Is Modern Republicanism?

11.30 – 1.00 PM Lunch

1.00 – 2.30 PM Panel Session 5


Room 2.07 Panel 5.1 Hannah Arendt
Jakub Franěk Chair
Milan Hanyš The Republicanism of Hannah Arendt: A Case of Civil Disobedience
Brian Smith Anarcho-Republicanism? Hannah Arendt and the Federated Council Republics
Judith Zinsmaier Hannah Arendt’s Implicit Criticism of the Liberal Concept of Opinion
Room 3.26 Panel 5.2 Machiavelli and his Legacy
Jakub Jirsa Chair
Jan Bíba Machiavelli Against the Venice Myth: The 16th Century Dialogue on the Nature of Political Representation
Axel Fjeld Still Republican – Femia and Skinner on Machiavelli
Camila Vergara On Plebeian Republican Thought
Room 3.12 Panel 5.3 Republicanism, Work and the Economy: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Joshua Preiss Chair
James Hickson Republicanism, Free Labour, and Precarious Work
Bruno Leipold Chains and Invisible Threads: Marx on Republican Liberty and Domination
Nicholas Vrousalis Neorepublicanism and Wage Slavery
Room 3.10 Panel 5.4 Women and Neo-Roman Republicanism in Intellectual History
Dorothea Gädeke Chair
Federica Falchi From Europe to the United States: Frances Wright’s Republican Experience
Serena Mocci Republicanism and Feminism: A Plausible Alliance. The Case of Margaret Fuller
Giorgio Scichilone The Republican Roots of Liberty: A European Perspective

2.30 – 3.00 PM Coffee Break

Transfer to the Faculty of Arts building

3.30 – 5.00 PM Plenary Session II (Faculty of Arts building, Room 140)

Christopher Kelly: Sovereign versus Government: Rousseau’s Republicanism

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