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The State of the State lecture series focuses on the transformation of the modern state, with an emphasis on Western Europe and European integration, from a multidisciplinary perspective. The lecture series took place at the University of Oxford and was organized by Dr. Reidar Maliks of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme. The programme, which is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, aims to enable outstanding scholars at the start of their careers to conduct research at Oxford. The programme also seeks to establish an international network of leading scholars specialising in the study of the state.

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The State of the State lecture series focuses on the transformation of the modern state, with an emphasis on Western Europe and European integration, from a multidisciplinary perspective. The lecture series took place at the University of Oxford and was organized by Dr. Reidar Maliks of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme. The programme, which is funded by the Volkswagen Foundation, aims to enable outstanding scholars at the start of their careers to conduct research at Oxford. The programme also seeks to establish an international network of leading scholars specialising in the study of the state.

    Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Professor Saskia Sassen delivers the keynote speech of the 'Transformations of the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives' conference held by the Anglo-German State of the State Fellowship Programme on 21st May 2011. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 1 hr 8 min
    The State, Tolerance and Rationalism in Spinoza, Mendelssohn and Kant

    The State, Tolerance and Rationalism in Spinoza, Mendelssohn and Kant

    Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky) delivers a lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme on the ideas of The State, Tolerance and Rationalism as seen in the philosophies of Kant, Spinoza and Mendelssohn. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 50 min
    Opinion Formation and Democratic Legitimacy

    Opinion Formation and Democratic Legitimacy

    Nadia Urbinati (Columbia University) delivers this lecture on government, opinion formation, the media and direct democracy as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme, given by Creative media and direct democracy. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 57 min
    Globalisation, Inequality, and the State

    Globalisation, Inequality, and the State

    Thomas Pogge (Yale University) presents this lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme, given by on May 24th, 2011. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 55 min
    Regional courts as a substitute for the domestic rule of law: The Campbell case before the SADC Tribunal

    Regional courts as a substitute for the domestic rule of law: The Campbell case before the SADC Tribunal

    Erika de Wet (University of Pretoria) delivers a lecture concerning Mike Campbell and the land reform program in Zimbabwe. Delivered as part of the Anglo-­German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 45 min
    The Practice of Sovereignty: Kant on the Duties of National and International Citizenship

    The Practice of Sovereignty: Kant on the Duties of National and International Citizenship

    Paul Guyer (University of Pennsylvania) presents his paper on Kant's views of the practice of sovereignty. Presented as part of the Anglo-­German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 1 hr 7 min

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