Objectives

The Centre has nine main aims, as set out in its Constitution:

  1. To encourage the development and application of social and political theory throughout the world through publishing and presenting material in printed and electronic form and through delivering educational workshops, forums and conferences.
  2. To facilitate international exchanges of internationally recognised scholars in the field of social and political theory.
  3. To attract overseas students to enrol in the Faculty’s postgraduate programs in the field of social and political theory.
  4. To encourage local postgraduate research culture and scholarly research in the field of social and political theory.
  5. To promote Thesis Eleven as an international journal of social and political theory.
  6. To significantly expand the opportunities for research in the field of social and political theory.
  7. To promote the teaching and research activities of members of staff of the University in the field of social and political theory.
  8. To promote the training of postgraduates in research in the field of social and political theory.
  9. To do all such things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above aims.