Hegel Society of Great Britain (HSGB)

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HSGB Annual Conference 2014:
“Hegel's Political Philosophy”

September 4, 2014 to September 5, 2014
At Magdalene College, Cambridge

Conference Programme

Please note that the registration deadline is 1st August 2014.

Thursday 4th September

1.00-1.30 Conference registration

1.30-3.00 Dean Moyar (Johns Hopkins, Baltimore): “Law as the Public Conscience: A Hobbesian Theme in Hegel’s Philosophy of Right”

3.30-5.00 Jean-François Kervégan (Paris 1): “Hegel’s Political Epistemology”

5.30-7.00 Frank Ruda (Freie Universität, Berlin): “What Is to Be Done (with Hegel’s Monarch)?”

Friday 5th September

9.30-11.00 Rahel Jaeggi (Humboldt, Berlin): “Normativity and History”

11.30-1.00 Sebastian Stein (Heidelberg): “Untouchable Dogma or Historical Relativity? On the Revisability of the Philosophy of Right’s Institutions”

Susanne Hermann-Sinai (Leipzig / Oxford): “Does Hegel have a Notion of Practical Knowledge?”

2.00-3.30 Thom Brooks (Durham): “Justice for Stakeholders: Lessons from Hegel’s Philosophy of Right”


You can download a registration form here: Word or PDF

NB If you pay for the conference using PayPal, please also ensure that you complete a registration form detailing your requirements and send to the conference organizer, so that we have a record of these

Please note that the number of non en-suite rooms is limited, so please check with the conference organizer (see below) that one is available before making a payment and submitting your registration form. Also check with the organizer if you are booking for extra nights, to ensure availability

We also have limited funding to pay for meals for selected graduate students. If you wish to be considered for this funding (deadline 14th July 2014), please download the postgraduate bursaries application form: Word or PDF

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