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November 29th, 2017

Sovereignty

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Forum for Philosophy

November 29th, 2017

Sovereignty

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Serena Ferente/ Carmen Pavel/ David Runciman

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6.30-8pm | 29 November 2017
Sheikh Zayed Theatre, LSE

The Brexit debate saw a revival in talk of ‘sovereignty’. But what exactly is it, and why is it so highly prized? What are its essential features and what are its limits? In a globalized world, is sovereignty something modern states can achieve? We will explore this elusive concept, and ask whether it is still a useful concept in the twenty-first century.

Speakers
Serena FerenteSenior Lecturer in Medieval European History, King’s College London
Carmen Pavel, Lecturer in International Politics, King’s College London
David Runciman, Professor of Politics, University of Cambridge

Chair
Sarah Fine, Fellow, The Forum; Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, King’s College London

 

 

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