Ahead of the Conceptualising Community conference and summer school, we are holding an online interview series with each of our keynote speakers, in conversation with a scholar from the Centre … Continue reading Conceptualising Community: Keynote Interview Series
The conference will be held at the Old Aberdeen campus of the University of Aberdeen. This will be followed by a PhD summer school at The Burn, a country house … Continue reading Conceptualising Community: Practical Information & How to Apply
Medieval and Early Modern Workshop Friday 27 May, 9:00-18:00 Craig Suite, Floor 7, Sir Duncan Rice Library Speakers: Speakers include Professor Crawford Gribbon, Dr Ian Campbell (both Queen’s University Belfast), Dr Clare … Continue reading Political Community in Historical Perspectives
January 2018 6 Marie Skłodowska-Curie PhD positions at CISRUL The University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme, is delighted to offer six Early Stage Researcher … Continue reading News
ed. Trevor Stack and Rose Luminiello The volume is based on a series of CISRUL workshops, and will be published by Rowman & Littlefield International in November 2021, in the … Continue reading Engaging Authority: Citizenship and Political Community
Matyas Bodig Believes that Aristotle’s “self-sufficiency” remains with us in form of “self-determination” something special about communities which can give rise to supreme power there are always other communities that … Continue reading International political community
Raul Acosta Theoretical points Political = managing collective affairs Contestation reifies political collective by contesting Threats of violence useful as symbols of power Sense of community is ideal to strive … Continue reading Toward global political community?
Ajay Gudavarthy In post-colonial period, binary between community and modern retains as modern only community of nation-state with its homogeneous time others stand outside it in heterogeneous time Although community … Continue reading Questioning ‘community’
Trevor Stack Citizenship, as particular tradition of political community, typically has two dimensions: formal dimension: usually, how citizenship and attendant obligations are defined in some kind of law > usually … Continue reading Beyond the state?
CISRUL’s project on local schools began with our “Citizenship Education” forum in March 2013. Making “responsible citizens” is a core objective of the Curriculum for Excellence, which has been rolled … Continue reading Schooling in political community
Hanna Lerner Instead of getting into question of whether “the people” is prior to constitutions, here to distinguish thin and thick constitutions: thin: constitutions expected to limit government power by … Continue reading Political community and constitution-making
Trevor Stack Director of CISRUL and Lecturer in Hispanic Studies, Aberdeen, and author of Knowing History in Mexico: An Ethnography of Citizenship (2012) and co-editor of “Citizenship Beyond the State?” … Continue reading Introduction: Bodig and Stack
Hosted by the Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL) at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland Tuesday 25th – Wednesday 26th June 2013 Academic coordinator: Trevor Stack (firstname.lastname@example.org) Click … Continue reading POLITICAL COMMUNITY WORKSHOP 2013
Audio recording of whole Thurs evening session Trevor Stack (chair, conference organiser) George Frynas said this afternoon “what frustrates me is that no one is talking about the real issues” … Continue reading THURS EVENING – WHAT NEEDS DEBATING?