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The YCRI is pleased to announce an upcoming lecture to celebrate Constitution Day.    In conjunction with the Political Theory Workshop, YCRI will host George Thomas, Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College. He will offer a paper on “Religious Liberty, Same-Sex Marriage, and Public Accommodations.”  The lecture will take on Wednesday, September 23rd from 4:15-6:00pm in Rosenkranz Hall, Room 202. A reception will follow.  Link to full article
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The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions would like to announce its upcoming symposium: Empire and Revolution: The Political Thought of Edmund Burke Thursday, September 10th, 2015 1:45 PM - 6:30 PM Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St., Room 208 For related inquires, please contact the organizer, Yiftah Elazar (yiftah.elazar@mail.huji.ac.il)   Schedule   1:45-2:00 Opening Remarks  STEVEN SMITH, Yale University   2:00-4:00 Political Link to full article
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The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions would like to announce its upcoming conference: Revolution, Dissent, and Democracy: The Political Thought of Richard Price Friday, September 11th - Saturday, September 12th, 2015 Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St., Room 208 For related inquires, please contact the organizer, Yiftah Elazar (yiftah.elazar@mail.huji.ac.il)   Schedule   Friday, September 11, 2015    09:00-09:45  Breakfast & Link to full article
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The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions in conjunction with the Jack Miller Center seek to appoint a Post-doctoral Associate for a period of one year, commencing July 1, 2015.  Preference will be given to candidates working on aspects of the political and theoretical foundations of representative government in the Atlantic world from 1650-1850. The Post-doctoral associate will be expected to teach one course per term, to participate in an annual summer institute, to assist in the organization of conferences, speaker series, and symposia, and to produce a final synthetic Link to full article
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The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions would like to announce its upcoming conference: Grassroots Modernities: Nature, Agriculture, and Improvement in the Atlantic World Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM Luce Hall, Room 202 34 Hillhouse Avenue Schedule 8:30-9:00 Welcome  9:10-10:50 Agriculture, Knowledge and the State A ‘Country richly calculated’: How Britain Mapped the Agricultural Potential of American Land, ca. 1754-1791, S. Max Edelson, University of Virginia Seed Sharing in the US Patent Office, 1836-1861, Courtney Fullilove, Wesleyan University How and Why Link to full article
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The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions is happy to announce its upcoming symposium: The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke Friday, May 1st, 2015 2:00 PM - 5:45 PM Luce Hall, Room 203 34 Hillhouse Ave Schedule 1:30-2:00 Lunch 2:00-3:30 Human Nature and Politics in an Age of Revolutions “Reflections on Burke’s Moral Psychology” - Jeffrey Stout, Princeton University “Burke and the Wildest Democratic Ideas of Freedom” - Yiftah Elazar, Yale University David Bromwich, Yale University, Respondent Bryan Garsten, Yale University, Chair 3:30-4:00 Coffee Break 4:00-5:45 Empire Link to full article
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The Yale Center for the Study of Representative Institutions is pleased to announce an upcoming lecture:  Jessica Lepler  University of New Hampshire “The Many Panics of 1837: People, Politics, and the Creation of a Transatlantic Financial Crisis,” Thursday, April 16th at 4:30pm Rosenkranz Hall, 115 Prospect Street, Room 241 Link to full article