Public Lecture Series

IJS Public Lecture 2012

The Irish Jurisprudence Society in association with School of Law, Trinity College Dublin presents a public lecture by Professor Philip Pettit,Princeton University:

‘The Responsibilities and Rights of Corporations’

to be chaired by Dr Iseult Honohan, UCD School of Politics and International Relations

This lecture will take place at 7.30pm on 27 June 2012 in the Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin. It is free to attend and open to all. No advance registration is required.

Renowned philosopher Philip Pettit is currently the Laurance S Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values at Princeton University. His books include The Common Mind, Republicanism: A Theory of Freedom and Government and, with Christian List, Group Agency. Professor Pettit is from Ballygar, Co Galway, near Roscommon town, and studied at NUI Maynooth and UCD. He has taught philosophy around the world, including at Cambridge University and Australian National University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and honorary member of the Royal Irish Academy.

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IJS Public Lecture 2010

The Irish Jurisprudence Society is very grateful to Griffith College for
hosting the Society’s Public Lecture to be delivered by Professor William Twining, Emeritus Quain Professor of Jurisprudence, UCL.

The title of Professor Twining’s lecture is “Globalisation and Legal Scholarship”

Date:           Thursday 14 October 2010

Time:   Registration 6.30pm, Formal Address 7pm

Venue:  Griffith Conference Centre, Griffith College Campus, South
Circular Road, Dublin 8.

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IJS Public Lecture 2009

Joseph Raz, Research Professor and an Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford and Professor of Law, Columbia University, will deliver the IJS’s first  public lecture in jurisprudence on 25 February 2009.

The title of the lecture isInnovative Interpretation

Chairing this event will be Professor Desmond M Clarke, University College Cork.

This lecture will take place in Trinity College Dublin in the LloydInstitute Building (the LloydInstitute is next to the O’Reilly Institute and the newly founded Science Gallery). The lecture will commence at 7pm.

Attendance is free but booking is required. Please email:

This event is funded by the Long Room Hub Initiative, Trinity College Dublin