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Durham University

School of Government & International Affairs


The Henry Tudor Memorial Lecture: "Legitimacy, Dictatorship and Utopia: A Marxist Perspective"

7th February 2018, 16:00 to 18:00, IM102, Al-Qasimi Building, Professor Lea Ypi (LSE)

The Centre for Political Thought Invites you to the Henry Tudor Memorial Address.

"Legitimacy, Dictatorship and Utopia: A Marxist Perspective"

Lea Ypi is a Professor of Political Theory at the LSE and Associate Professor in Philosophy at the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. Before joining the LSE, she was a Post-doctoral Prize Research Fellow at Nuffield College (Oxford). A native of Albania, she has studied Philosophy and then Literature at the University of Rome, La Sapienza. Her research interests are in normative political theory (including democratic theory, theories of justice, and issues of migration and territorial rights), Enlightenment political thought (especially Kant), Marxism and critical theory, as well as nationalism in the intellectual history of the Balkans (especially Albania). She is a co-editor of The Journal of Political Philosophy. Her publications include The Architectonic of Reason: Teleology and the Unity of Reason in Kant’s first Critique, (OUP, forthcoming); with Jonathan White The Meaning of Partisanship (OUP, 2016); and Global Justice and Avant-Garde Political Agency (OUP, 2012).

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