Manuel Knoll is available to organize international conferences related to Philosophy, Political Science and History. He is also a distinguished and lively speaker.

Conferences, as organiser

16-18 December 2015
International conference on Plato’s “Laws” at Akademie für Politische Bildung, Tutzing, Germany
See program

22 November 2014
International colloquium on “Theories of the Good Life” at Bogazici University, Istanbul
See program
Listen to part of Manuel Knoll's lecture on Hedonism

5-6 December 2013
International conference on Michael Walzer’s “Spheres of Justice” at the Akademie für Politische Bildung, Tutzing, Germany
See agenda pdf

6-8 June 2013
International conference “Pluralism and Conflict: Distributive Justice beyond Rawls and Consensus” at Fatih University, Istanbul
See website

5-7 September 2012
Workshop on "Nietzsche and Political Theory" at MANCEPT 2012 (University of Manchester, http://manceptworkshops2012.wordpress.com/ )
See agenda pdf
See call pdf

30 January - 1 February 2012
International conference on the Renaissance Thought of the State
See agenda
See pictures from the conference
See a report on the conference in Süddeutsche Zeitung, Feb 4 2012, p. 16 pdf

16-17 December 2009
International conference on Niccolò Machiavelli
See agenda
See pictures from the conference
See a report on the conference from the AHF pdf

Cooperation partners of the conferences on Machiavelli and the Renaissance are Stefano Saracino and Akademie für politische Bildung.

Conferences, as speaker

26-27 May 2017
XVIIth Meeting of the Collegium Politicum in Barcelona (Universitat de Barcelona, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya) on „Pain an Punishment in Ancient Thought”
presentation: Plato and Aristotle on the Role of Pleasure, Pain, and Punishment in Education
See program

27-29 June 2016
Annual Conference of the "Association for Social and Political Philosophy" at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
presentation: Aristotle on Rebellion and Revolution
See program

26-28 May 2016
XVIth Meeting of the Collegium Politicum in Bonn (Bonn University) on "Cosmopolitanism, Universalism, and Ius Gentium in Antiquity and their Continued Existence"
presentation: Plato and Aristotle on War and Peace
See program

16-18 December 2015
International conference on Plato's "Laws" at Akademie für Politische Bildung, Tutzing, Germany
presentation: Plato's conception of the Mixed Constitution and its Aristocratic Character

29-30 May 2015
XVth Meeting of the Collegium Politicum in Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic (Jan Evangelista Purkyne University) on "Koina ta tón filón"
presentation: Aristotle's Critique of Plato's "Communist" Ideals
See program

26–28 March 2015
Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America in Berlin on Utopia
presentation: Machiavelli's Republican Utopia in the "Discourses"
See program

21 January 2015
International Colloquium “Ancient Political Philosophy”, organized by Christoph Horn in Bonn
presentation: Man as zoon politikon and zoon logon echon in Aristotle

21 November 2014
International colloquium on “Theories of the Good Life” at Bogazici University, Istanbul
presentation: Aristotelian Hedonism. Human Nature as a Foundation for a Hedonist Ethics

5-6 September 2014
XIVth Meeting of the Collegium Politicum in Milan (Università Milano-Bicocca) on „Princeps Legibus Solutus”
presentation: Disempowering the Leviathan: John Locke on the Rule of Law and the Separation of Powers
See program pdf

10 December 2013
Niccolò Machiavelli. 500 Jahre Il Principe at Universität der Bundeswehr München
presentation: Max Webers Machiavelli-Rezeption. Die Konsequenzen des politischen Realismus für das Verhältnis von Politik und Ethik
See agenda

5-6 December 2013
International conference on Michael Walzer’s “Spheres of Justice” at the Akademie für Polische Bildung, Tutzing, Germany
presentation: Walzers “Sphären der Gerechtigkeit" als Antwort auf die Gerechtigkeitstheorien von Rawls und Nozick

28-29 November 2013
Türkiye Felsefe Kurumu Istanbul Seminerli: XXV, Yeditepe University, Istanbul
Aristotle’s Practical Philosophy: The Unity of Ethics and Political Philosophy

14-16 November 2013
International conference “Ancient Ideas in the Contemporary World. The Reception of the Ancient Political Theory in the Contemporary Political Philosophy” at Carlos III University Madrid
presentation: "How Aristotelian is Martha Nussbaum’s Capabilities Approach?”
See report

22-23 June 2013
Workshop on “What is social justice?” in Wildbad Kreuth (cooperation of Hanns Seidel Foundation with Munich School of Political Science)
presentation: The Theory of Complex Equality: Michael Walzer’s answer to Rawls

6-8 June 2013
International conference "Pluralism and Conflict: Distributive Justice beyond Rawls and Consensus" at Fatih University, Istanbul
presentation 1: Introduction to the topic of the conference
presentation 2 (together with Nurdane Şimşek): Does Rawls's First Principle of Justice Allow for Consensus?

29-30 April 2013
International Colloquium "Perspectives biologiques sur l'animal politique chez Aristotle" at Galatasary University, Istanbul
presentation: Aristotle's Arguments for his Political Anthropology and the Naturalness of the Polis

13-16 January 2013
Conference “Plato’s Nomoi“, Christoph Horn’s conference in Bonn for his cooperative commentary
presentation: The status of citizens, women, aliens, and slaves in Magnesia

16-18 November 2012
Conference “Sphären der Gerechtigkeit: Arbeit – Bildung – Chancen“ in the Akademie für Politische Bildung in Tutzing
presentation: Just Equality of Opportunity
See report

11-13 October 2012
II. International Philosophy Congress in Bursa, Turkey: “The City and Philosophy”
presentation: What is the Role of Philosophy in the City of Today. A Comparison of the Answers of Socrates, Plato and Socrates

5-7 September 2012
Workshop on "Nietzsche and Political Theory" in Manchester (MANCEPT 2012)
presentation: The Übermensch as social and political task

8-12 July 2012
22nd World Congress of Political Science (IPSA) in Madrid
presentation: An interpretation of Rawls's difference principle as the principle of the welfare state

25-26 May 2012
XIIth Meeting of the Collegium Politicum in Madrid
presentation: Die Bedeutung der distributiven Gerechtigkeit für die Verfassungslehre des Aristoteles

30 January - 1 February 2012
International conference on the Renaissance Thought of the State in Tutzing
presentation: Machiavellis anthropologische Staatsbegründung

11–15 September 2011
XXII. Triannual Conference of the German Philosophical Association (DGPhil) in Munich
presentation: Die Einheit der acht Bücher der “Politik” des Aristoteles

13–17 July 2011
International Conference of the International Political Science Association (section: Political Philosophy) in Sydney, Australia: Articulations of Justice II: Justice and Equality,
presentation: Aristotle & Nussbaum on Justice and Equality

30 June– 3 July 2011
International Conference on Nietzsches Philosophie des Unbewussten in Naumburg,
presentation: Nietzsche’s Theory of Thinking and his critique of the I as its subject

16–18 March 2011
Biannual Conference of the German Political Science Association (section: Political Theory) in Augsburg,
presentation: Die Macht des Kapitals

18–21 July 2010
International conference on Nietzsche's Philosophy of science in Berlin,
presentation: Nietzsches Kritik am wissenschaftlichen Willen zur Wahrheit

16–18 July 2010
Symposion on Negative Ethics in Frauenchiemsee (Prof. Henning Ottmann),
presentation: Eine negative Ethik des Denkens – Reflexionen im Anschluss an Martin Heidegger

25–27 June 2010
International conference of the International Political Science Association (section: Political Philosophy) in Jena: Articulations of Justice I: Justice and Liberty,
presentation: Michael Walzer on the Relation of Justice to Liberty