Centre for Social and Political Thought


SPT Research Seminar and Philosophy Society 2021

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5th November:

SPT WIP Seminar
15.00 - 16.30
Sussex campus, Arts A 108
Gordon Finlayson on "Another Contest of the Faculties? Meaning and Understanding in the History of Philosophy”

19th November:

PhilSoc WIP Seminar
15.00 - 16.15
Sussex campus, Arts A 108
Sarah Sawyer on “Kinds of Concepts”
Early December:

PhilSoc Special Event
Quaker Meeting House, Brighton
17.30 - 19.30
Debate on Free Will (Speakers TBC)



SSPT Sussex And CAPPE Brighton 2019 Joint Conference - Critical Theory in a Time of Crisis

Keynote Speakers Michael J. Thomson (William Paterson University), and Darrow Schecter (Sussex)

University of Brighton, Grand Parade, November 5th & 6th, 2019


SPT Research Seminar - 

A 108, November 1st, A 108, 3.30-5p.m. All Welcome

Speaker, Paul K. Jones (ANU) ‘Critical Theory, Modern Demagogy, Populism’


Centre for Social and Political Thought (Sussex) and CAPPE (Brighton) Joint Conference.

Critical Theory in a Time of Crisis. Keynotes Michael J. Thomson (William Paterson University)

Tuesday November 5th

15.45-17.15 Room 318b University of Brighton, City Campus, Grand Parade. 'Critique of Crisis of the Crisis of Critique? Rethinking the Project of Critical Theory.'

Wednesday November 6th

15.15 – 17.00:  Prof. Darrow Schecter (University of Sussex) 'On the sociology of functional differentiation'

SSPT CAPPE 2019 Conference [PDF 582.12KB]