Louis Green Memorial Lecture 2013

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/11/2013
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
State Library of Victoria, Village Roadshow Theatrette 328 Swanston Street Melbourne entry 3 via La Trobe street.

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The uses of tyranny, and liberty in seventeenth-century England

Professor Conal Condren

DATE: 5:30pm Thursday 7 November

VENUE:  State Library of Victoria, Village Roadshow Theatrette
328 Swanston Street Melbourne
entry 3 via La Trobe street.

‘There is written on the Turrets of the city of Luca in great characters at this day, the word LIBERTAS

In early modern England, just as in late medieval and Renaissance Italy, tyranny was seen as theoretically inimical to justice and liberty, yet in practice something to be lived with and accepted.

In this lecture, Professor Conal Condren will explore the uses of tyranny, and liberty in seventeenth-century England, and provide insight and clarity to these concepts that were rather different from those familiar now.

RSVP: All welcome to attend, bookings essential.
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 Professor Conal Condren is Scientia Professor of Politics and International Relations at The University of New South Wales, Sydney. He is a Fellow of both the Australian Academy of the Humanities and The Academy of the Social Sciences. Professor Condren’s main research interests are in political theory, language and argument in Early-Modern England; and in the theory of historical and textual analysis.

Professor Condren is visiting the Faculty of Arts in November 2013 as a guest of the Louis Green Lecture Series, endowed by Adjunct Professor Wallace Kirsop