Past CSPT Conferences

2015
On the Economy
Yale University, New Haven, CT

2013
Political Thought and Historical Imagination
Yale University, New Haven, CT

Liberty and Conflict: Machiavelli on Power and Politics
Columbia University, New York, NY

2012
Popular Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Conference Report

Rousseau and Republicanism
Columbia University, New York, NY

2009
Possibility and Paradox: On Rhetoric and Political Theory
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

2008
Reason of State

University of California, Los Angeles, CA

2007 
Intellectual Foundings: J.G.A. Pocock and the Cambridge School
Columbia University, New York, NY

2006 
Reclaiming Adam Smith
Columbia University, New York, NY

2005
Conference on the State
Columbia University, New York, NY

Translation: The History of Political Thought and the History of Concepts (Begriffsgeschichte)
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

2004 
Colonialism and its Legacies
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Conference volume published as Colonialism and Its Legacies, eds. Iris M. Young and Jacob T. Levy (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2011)

2003
Science of Politics
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

2002 
150th Anniversary of the Publication of The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

2001 
Constructions of the Past in Modern Political Philosophy
Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO

2000
Citizenship, Conscience and Political Education
Palais des Congrès, Quebec, Canada

1999
After Revolution and Democratization
CUNY Graduate Center and Hunter College, New York, NY

1998 
Citizenship and Cosmopolitanism
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

1997
Democratization and Justice
Columbia University, New York, NY

1996 
The Politics of History
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

1995 
Private Ethics and Public Spirit
Yale University, New Haven, CT

1994
European Nationalisms Revisited
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

1993
Democracy and Difference
Yale University, New Haven, CT

1992
Between the Revolutions
University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

1991
Political Identity in American Thought
Yale University, New Haven, CT

1990
Images of the Enlightenment
Hunter College, New York, NY

1989 
Markets and Political Theory
Williams College, Williamstown, MA

1988
Liberalism and the Moral Life
CUNY Graduate Center & Hunter College, New York, NY
Conference volume published as Liberalism and the Moral Life, ed. Nancy L. Rosenblum (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1989)

1987
Conceptual Change and the Constitution
Folger Library, Washington, DC
Conference volume published as Conceptual Change and the Constitution, eds. Terence Ball & J.G.A. Pocock (Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1988)

1986 
The Political Thought of the Scottish Enlightenment in its European Context
University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

1985 
Poverty, Charity, and Welfare: Theory and Practice of the Welfare State
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Conference volume published as Responsibility, Rights, and Welfare: The Theory of the Welfare State, ed. J. Donald Moon (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1988)

1984
Switzerland’s Contributions to Political Thought
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

1983 
Classical Greek Political Philosophy
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

1982
Ethics and Social Science in the Enlightenment
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

1981
Ideology, Philosophy and Politics
University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
Conference volume published as Ideology, Philosophy and Politics, ed. Anthony Parel (Waterloo, ON: Wilfred Laurier University Press, 1981)

Legitimacy and Legitimation
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

Feminism and Political Theory
University of California-Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

1980
John Locke and the Political Thought of the 1680’s
The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC

1979
Contemporary Citizenship
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

1978
Human Nature in Political Thought
Loyola University, Chicago, IL

1977
East Asian Political Thought
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

1976 
Political Thought in 1776
Loyola University, Chicago, IL

1975
Political Theory and Political Education
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
Conference volume published as Political Theory and Political Education, ed. Melvin Richter (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1980)

1974 
Political Economy and Political Philosophy
University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

1973 
Epistemology and Political Philosophy
York University, Toronto, Canada

1972 
Reason, Passion and Power
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

1971
Political Thought and Action
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

Political Community
University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada

1970
Liberalism
CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY

Hegel
York University, Toronto, Canada

1969
Machiavelli
York University , Toronto, Canada
Conference volume published as Machiavelli and the Nature of Political Thought, ed. Martin Fleisher (New York, NY: Atheneum, 1971)