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Recent Discussions

Nov. 22: Inaugural "Modern Intellectual History" Lecture, Jesus College, Cambridge

The inaugural Modern Intellectual History lecture, "When George met Bill: Orwell, Empson and the Language of Propaganda”, will be given by Professor Stefan Collini on 22nd November, 2019, 5pm, at Jesus College, Cambridge. A wine reception will follow, and tickets are available here:

CONFERENCE: registration open for 'Bentham's Political Economy', 16-17 December 2019, UCL

Bentham’s Political Economy: ‘Happiness—enjoyment—not money, is or ought to be the ultimate object of the legislator’s care’.

A conference exploring the seminal economic thought of philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham, to be held at UCL on 16 –17 December 2019

CFP Special Issue: 60th Anniversary of Nigerian Independence (Journal of West African History)

CALL FOR PAPERS: DEADLINE EXTENDED: Journal of West African History, Volume 6, Issue 2 (October 2020): Special Issue: 60th Anniversary of Nigerian Independence

Deadline: December 15th, 2019

Founding Editor-in-chief: Nwando Achebe

Editors: Trevor Getz, Saheed Aderinto, Harry Odamtten, and Vincent Hiribarren

Book Review Editors: Mark Deets and Ndubueze Mbah

New Intellectual History Podcast from the JHI Blog

The Journal of the History of Ideas Blog has launched its new podcast, In Theory, which presents conversations with authors about their new scholarship and the broader field. If you have an idea for an interview, and would either like us to run it or would like to interview the author yourself, please just contact blogjhi@gmail.com.