István Hont Memorial Lectures

The Institute of Intellectual History regularly holds public lectures in memorial of István Hont, the recordings from which are available to listen to below. To download a lecture, right-click on the appropriate ‘Download’ link and select ‘Save Target As’ or ‘Save Link As’.

Tuesday 6 May 2014
Professor Greg Claeys (Royal Holloway)
‘Mill, Malthus and Class: Family Values and the Harm Principle’

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Friday 14 November 2014
Dr Tim Hochstrasser (LSE)
‘Lost or Found in Translation? Varieties of Political Economy in the Enlightenment’

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Monday 11 May 2015
Dr Keith Tribe
‘Utilitarianism, the Moral Sciences, and Political Economy: Mill-Grote-Sidgwick’

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Tuesday 15 September 2015
Dr Nick Phillipson (Edinburgh)
‘Hume, Smith and the Science of Man in Scotland’

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Wednesday 4 November 2015
Professor John Dunn (Cambridge)
‘Why We Need a Global History of Political Thought’

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Tuesday 2 February
Dr Béla Kapossy (Lausanne)
‘Liberty before neo-Roman republicanism: Haller’s restoration of political science’

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Tuesday 4 April
Professor Laszlo Kontler (Central European University)
‘The Enlightenment Narrative in the Age of Liberal Reform: William Robertson in Hungary’

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Wednesday 18 May, 17:15-18:30
Professor Eric Nelson (Harvard)
‘Barons’ Wars, under other names: Magna Carta, Royalism, and the American Founding’

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