HSGB Annual Conference 2022: “Hegel’s Philosophy of Right” (Oxford, 1-2 September 2022)

We are glad to give notice of the HSGB (Hegel Society of Great Britain) Anuual Conference 2022 Hegel’s Philosophy of Right, which will take place on September 1st–2nd, 2022, at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. The Conference is jointly organized with the Internationale Hegel-Vereinigung.

Below you can find the conference programme.


Thursday, 1st September

12.45: Conference registration

1.30-3.00: Andreja Novakovic (University of California, Berkeley): “Hegel’s Answer to the ‘Academy’ Question: Is it Permissible to Deceive a People?”

Coffee break

3.30-5.00: Richard Bourke (King’s College, Cambridge): “The Passage from Feudal to Constitutional Monarchy in Hegel”

5.30-7.00: Dina Emundts (Freie Universität Berlin): “The Comprehension of Right and of the History of Right”

7.30: Dinner

8.45 AGM

Friday, 2nd September

9.30-11.00: Charlotte Baumann (University of Sussex): “Hegel on the Market Economy”

Coffee break

Early Career Session:

11.30-12.15: Jason Yonover (Johns Hopkins University): “Hegel and King on History and Contradiction”

12.15-1.00: Leonard Weiss (University of Sheffield): “Does Hegel’s Organic Conception of the State Cancel Individual Difference?”

1.00 Lunch

2.00-3.30: Stephen Houlgate (University of Warwick): “Civil Society and its Discontents: Hegel and the Problem of Poverty”

3.30 Conference ends


To register for the conference:

a) please complete the registration form that can be downloaded on the website of the HSGB, on the page dedicated to the conference, and submit as instructed on the form: 2022 Registration Form.
b) pay for registration either using PayPal below, or by sending in a cheque with the registration form

Please note that the number of en-suite rooms is very limited, so if you want one of those please check availability before registering, by contacting Sebastian Stein ( The deadline for registration is 8th August 2022.

Graduate bursaries are also available, with a deadline of 8th August 2022. Please download the application on the website of the HSGB, on the page dedicated to the conference, and follow the instructions on the form: HSGB Graduate Bursary application 2022


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