Why We Need a Global History of Political Thought

Friday, November 16, 2007  6:05pm The Heyman Center, Common Room


Free and open to the public

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Luce Foundation

Committee on Global Thought

ohn Dunn, along with Quentin Skinner and John Pocock, founded what is known as the 'Cambridge School,' a method of historical study in political theory that has had an influence the world over. He will be speaking on the importance of globalizing the history of political thought, and three theorists of political theory, all from South Asia, will be raising a discussion for him.

Featuring John Dunn with Sudipta Kaviraj, Sunil Khilnani & Uday Mehta


  • John Dunn

    Emeritus Professor of Political Theory

    Kings College Cambridge

  • Sudipta Kaviraj

    Professor, Indian Politics and Intellectual History

    Columbia University

  • Sunil Khilnani

    Avantha Professor and Director, King's India Institute

    Kings College London

  • Uday Singh Mehta

    Distinguished Professor of Political Science

    The City University of New York


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