News & Events

The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce an upcoming conference:  The Once and Future Liberal: A Book Panel Discussion of Mark Lilla’s Recent Treatment of Identity Politics   Please join us Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 from 4:00-6:00pm in the Luce Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Avenue, New Haven, CT, for a conversation on Lilla’s new book and the future of identity politics.  Comments will be offered by Sam Moyn (Yale Law School) and Kathryn Lofton (Yale Religious Studies). For additional information, please contact one of our YCRI co- More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce an upcoming conference:  Post-Utopian Utopias: Histories of Ideas and the Revival of Political Theory in the 1970s   Please join us Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 from 9:00-5:00pm at the Whitney Humanities Center, Room 208, 53 Wall Street, New Haven, CT for a conversation on how the histories of political thought have been undertaken not just from philosophical or methodological perspectives, but in view of their explicitly political character.  Participants include Joel Isaac (Cambridge), Duncan Kelly ( More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce an upcoming event:  Rousseau and Democracy: A Lecture by Michael Sonenscher (Cambridge)   Please join us Thursday, April 6th, 2016 from 4:00-6:00pm at the Hall of Graduate Studies, Room 211, 320 York Street, New Haven, CT. Please also mark your calendars for a partnering book conference, including Michael Sonenscher, on Friday, April 7th from 1:30-5:00pm, also at the Hall of Graduate Studies, Room 211: The Sleeping Sovereign: A Book Panel Discussion with Richard Tuck.    For inquiries related to this More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce an upcoming book conference:  The Sleeping Sovereign: A Book Panel Discussion of Richard Tuck’s Recent Treatment of Modern Democracy   Please join us Friday, April 7th, 2016 from 1:30-5:00pm at the Hall of Graduate Studies, Room 211, 320 York Street, New Haven, CT, for a conversation following the publication of Richard Tuck’s new book on sovereignty and democratic thought. Comments will be offered by Michael Sonenscher (Cambridge), Melissa Schwartzberg (NYU), and Sanford Levinson (Texas Law More...
Check out a recent interview with one of YCRI’s Post-Doctoral Fellows, Joshua Lynn, on the Macmillan Report:  http://macmillanreport.yale.edu/videos/preserving-white-mans-republic-de… Professor Lynn studies nineteenth-century politics, culture, and political thought in the United States, with particular attention to the interaction of race, gender, and conservatism in antebellum political culture. He discusses his forthcoming book in his interview, Preserving the White Man’s Republic: The Democratic Party and the Transformation of American Conservatism, 1847-1860. More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce an upcoming conference:  The Life and Legacy of Isaiah Berlin   Please join us Thursday, February 2nd from 10:00am-6:00pm and Friday, February 3rd from 9:30am-6:00pm at Whitney Humanities Center, Room 208.  Participants include: Steven Smith (Yale), Joshua Cherniss (Georgetown), Naomi Choi (University of Houston), Jonathan Allen (Northern Michigan University), Ryan Patrick Hanley (Marquette), Aurelian Craiutu (Indiana University), Ian Shapiro (Yale), Kathleen Parthé (University of Rochester), Fania Oz- More...
The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions (YCRI) would like to announce an upcoming conference:  Commercial Republicanism   Please join us Friday, December 2nd from 3:00-6:30pm and Saturday, December 3rd from 9:00am-6:30pm at Whitney Humanities Center, Room 208.  Participants include: Anna Becker (University of Basel), Brandon Turner (Clemson University), Andrew Sartori (NYU), Michelle Schwarze (University of Wisconsin), Alexander Gourevitch (Brown), Randal Hendrickson (Jack Miller Center), Noah Rosenblum (Yale), Pamela Edwards (Yale), Isaac Nakhimovsky (Yale), Iaonnis More...

Pages