Conferences and Lectures

CONFERENCE PAPERS

“History of Concepts as a Critical Tool in Political Philosophy”, American Association of Political Science (APSA), San Francisco, August 2017

“Les défis de la rationalité politique”, International Conference: “Penser la politique par ‘gros temps’: Raymond Aron au XXIe siècle”, EHESS, Paris, June 2017

“Temporalité, langage et politique: le débat entre Gadamer et Koselleck”,  Société  de philosophie du Québec, ACFAS, McGill University, Montreal, May 2017

A Practical Past? The Political Philosophy of Reinhart Koselleck’s Theory of History

  • Political Theory Research Workshop, University of Toronto, December 2016
  • Canadian Political Science Association (CPSA) , Ryerson University, May 2016

“Between Language and History: The Koselleck/Skinner Debate” paper accepted at the Conceptual Change in History Conference, University of Helsinki, October 2016

La politique du récit historique: Aron et la sagesse tragique de Thucydide”, Raymond Aron Annual Conference, EHESS, Paris, June 2016

“Aron, Weber and the Crisis of Historicism”, Raymond Aron and the Renewal of French Democratic Thought, CRASSH, University of Cambridge, May 2016

“La critique de la raison historique: Raymond Aron et l’héritage du néokantisme”, Quebec Philosophical Association, ACFAS, Montreal, Qc, May 2016

“What Can We Learn from Political History? Leo Strauss and Raymond Aron on Thucydides”, Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, IL, April 2015

“ L’historicisme et la question du jugement politique” (Historicism and the Problem of Political Judgment), Centre d’études sociologiques et politiques Raymond-Aron (CESPRA) Workshop, EHESS, Paris, December 2013

 “Penser l’action dans l’histoire: Raymond Aron et les antinomies de la décision politique” (Action in History: Raymond Aron and the Contingencies of Political Decision), International and interdisciplinary conference Political Decision and Truth, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris-I), Paris, November 2013

 “From Historical Inquiry to Political Theory: Koselleck, Skinner and the Study of Conceptual Change”, Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA), Chicago, IL, April 2013

“ L’interprétation lefortienne de Machiavel et le statut de l’œuvre de pensée” (Claude Lefort’s Interpretation of Machiavelli), CIRCEM 11th Annual Conference: Claude Lefort – Les aventures de la démocratie, University of Ottawa, October 2011

 “Entre mémoire et renouveau : Pierre Vadeboncoeur et la notion de culture”, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Citizenship and Minorities (CIRCEM) Graduate Conference, University of Ottawa, December 2009

 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION

Organizer, “Penser l’événement: la politique à l’épreuve de l’histoire ”, Raymond Aron Annual Conference hosted by the CESPRA (EHESS) and the CRASSH (University of Cambridge), Paris, June 2016

Co-organizer “Les formes du politiques. Quels apports de la philosophie politique aux sciences sociales ?” (The Forms   of the Political: The Contributions of Political Philosophy to Social Sciences), International Congress – EHESS 40th Anniversary, Paris, June 2015

Organizer, Panel: “What Role for History in Normative Political Theory?/Quelle place pour l’histoire dans la philosophie politique normative?”, 6th International Congress of Francophone Political Science Associations (CoSPoF), University of Lausanne, Switzerland, February 2015

Conference Committee Member and Organizer, 11th CIRCEM Annual Conference: Claude Lefort – Les aventures de la démocratie, University of Ottawa, October 2011

 INVITED LECTURES/GUEST TALKS

 Understanding ‘History in the Making’: The Foundations of Raymond Aron’s Political Thought“, Seminar on History and Theory of International Law, New York University, November 2016

“Conflits d’interprétation: Strauss, Skinner et Lefort, interprètes de Machiavel”, Séminaire: Méthode d’étude des textes, EHESS, Paris, February 2015

“De la pensée classique à la science politique pratique. Pierre Manent et l’interprétation du regard aronien” (From Classical Thought to Practical Political Science: Pierre Manent’s Interpretation of Aron), CIRCEM Workshop, University of Ottawa, September 2011

“ La question de l’œuvre et le statut de la parole interprétative” (Lefort’s ‘work of thought’ and interpretive discourse), International Conference: Claude Lefort et la pensée du Politique, EHESS, Paris, March 2012

 DISCUSSANT AND OTHER TALKS

“La référence religieuse dans la pensée allemande du 19ème siècle”, discussant for Frédéric Ménager (Ph.D., EHESS) in the CESPRA Workshop, Paris, April 2015