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Centre for Politics, Philosophy & Law staff news

Three members of the Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy & Law are taking part in 'A Night of Philosphy' at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, convened by Mériam Korichi is a philosopher and a theatre stage director.  Dr Massimo Renzo is speaking on 'Revolution and Intervention,' Dr Christoph Kletzer on 'Primitive Law' and Dr Ashwini Vasanthakumar is presenting on 'Who is entitled to a say? Democracy, Inclusion and Self-determination'. The Centre and the Institute of Philosophy are the only two UK institutions invited to participate.

The Director of the Centre, Professor John Tasioulas, gave a talk on 30 September 2016 at a symposium on Peter Simpson's "Political Illberalism" at Notre Dame Law School in the US. The symposium was convened by Professors John Finnis and Gerry Bradley. The symposium, including Professor Tasioulas' contribution, will be published in a forthcoming issue of the American Journal of Jurisprudence.

Dr Vasanthakumar is giving a guest lecture at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford in November, a talk at the University of Bristol, and has an article, "Epistemic Privilege and Victims' Duties to Resist Their Oppression" forthcoming in the Journal of Applied Philosophy.

Dr Renzo gave a keynote talk at the XII SIFA Conference in Pistoia 5-7 September 2016. Dr Renzo gave a talk on complicity at a workshop called "Conversations on War" (organized by the Stockholm Centre for the Ethics of War & Peace and the YTL Centre) in Palermo on 21-23October and presented on "Revolution and Intervention" at the University of Catania on 25 October 2016.

The Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy & Law staff profiles.