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In light of the number of revolutions and civil wars that have swept the Arab world since the end of 2010, it has been observed that we may be entering “a new Age of Revolution”. However, the phenomenon of revolution has received surprisingly little attention in recent debates. We currently lack an account of the conditions under which it is permissible to resort to war in order to overthrow profoundly unjust regimes, and we lack an account of the moral constraints that exist on such attempts. Similar problems arise when we consider the question of how states are permitted to respond to insurgencies whose aim is to overthrow existing regimes. To address these questions the YTL Centre for Politics Philosophy and Law will bring together some of the theorists working at the forefront of these debates.

2018/2019

Forthcoming Forums

Law & Justice Forum: Technology and Manipulation

Tuesday 2 July 2019

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Law & Justice Forum: TBC

Friday 4 October 2019

 

Past forums

2018

Law & Justice Forum: Democracy and Citizen Participation

Thursday 6 December 2018 

 

Law & Justice Forum: Human Rights and Non-State Actors

Friday 1 June 2018

 
Law & Justice Forum: Rogue States

Monday 19 March 2018

2017
2016
 
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