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Samuel Moyn will lead a Ph.D. workshop at the University of Amsterdam. We will discuss Moyn's recent article 'On the Nonglobalization of Ideas.' If you are interested in attending, please send an email to Annelien de Dijn ( and you will receive a copy of the article. All Ph.D. students (UvA and non-UvA) welcome, however, the number of places is limited and will be allotted on a first-come-first-served basis.

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Date 22 September 2014
Time 10:00 - 12:00

Samuel Moyn is professor of law and history at Harvard University. He earned a doctorate in modern European history from the University of California-Berkeley in 2000 and a law degree from Harvard Law School in 2001. He returned to HLS after thirteen years in the Columbia University history department, where he was most recently James Bryce Professor of European Legal History. He has written several books in his fields of European intellectual history and human rights history, including The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History (Harvard University Press, 2010), and edited or coedited several others. His areas of interest in legal scholarship include international law, human rights, the law of war, and legal thought, in both historical and current perspective.

Moyn's homepage at Columbia University

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Ph.D. workshop, organised by the Paul Scholten Centre for Jurisprudence (Law), the Political Theory Section (Political Science) and the Philosophy and Public Affairs Capacity Group (Philosophy).